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Children’s Crafty Christmas

Clifton House 2 North Queen Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Belfast

Why not let the kids experience something different this Festive season? Step back in time to Christmas 250 years ago and see how children once celebrated in the Poorhouse. Learn about their traditions, gifts, food and entertainment. It’s not the ‘Scrooge’ you’d imagine it to be. As part of the short tour, you’ll also get to experience our augmented reality app, letting you peek into the nursery where children learned; gaze down into the basement where women and children worked on cotton spinning; and see for yourself the infamous ‘black hole’, where those who were more naughty than nice ended up! [...]