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Education and Recreation

17 Jan 2021 11:43AM   Views : 405 Unique : 281

We're missing a few things at the moment, but one is the very important ability to provide hands-on experiences for the kids. A typical example is your average National Trust property, which at the school holidays or at weekends is likely to have been offering some glimpses into the past plus the chance to try things out. It's something that can't be replicated on Zoom but things are what they are.

These pictures show a brief look at a more active Dunham Massey and the opportunity to see a bit of what life was like for "downstairs" staff. Despite the fact that Beth seems to have here eyes permanently shut, she did actually have a good time! Of course, there's the building and wildlife as well, but that's not the main focus today.









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