Diary of a Victorian Teenager, Episode Two

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This time on Diary of a Victorian Teenager  we delve into the diaries of Marianne Nicholson we hear news of her relations in Australia, and learn about transportation and colonialisation.
An ornate frame with a painting of a Victorian Woman

Diary of a Victorian Teenager

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Have you ever watched a period drama and wondered what was really going on in the minds of teenagers at that time? Steph and Kath open the amazing Lotherton archives to share some of the secrets hidden inside, and explore what life was like…

P-p-p-pick up the perfect gift as Lotherton launches adopt a penguin project

Last minute Christmas shoppers in Leeds can pick up the perfect present for animal lovers by adopting an adorable penguin. 

What can a dress tell us? A look at cotton and the cotton industry

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Discover what this cotton dress can tell us about the history of the cotton industry and how people's attitudes towards fashion have changed over the last 200 years.

Young Fashion Curators Needed!

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Lotherton is looking for young volunteers interested in fashion to help curate part of an exhibition all about children’s clothing.
Deer in a grassy field at Lotherton including a stag with large antlers

Chance to make some deer friends at Lotherton this summer

Visitors to Lotherton can join the herd this summer and get a rare, up close look at the estate’s stunning resident red deer.