In this episode Edward talks about all the ways he and his family enjoy themselves – including fairs, trips to the seaside, the cinema and comics. Housekeeper Mrs Parry tells him about the music hall.
Explore what it was like to be a child during different times in history!
Listen to the diary entries of Edward Hampton and discover what life was like between 1914 and 1918. What subjects were taught at school, what could people do for entertainment and how did children help with the war effort?
Then, Dan and Bex have found a book that transports them back to Victorian Britain! They’re exploring all the grim and nasty jobs that children just like you had to do in the past, from picking up poop to popping up chimneys.
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