Find out about the history of Wilton's through different projects you can do at home or in the classroom;
1. Build Wilton's Music Hall as it looked in 1690, 1853 and 1859
2. Play a fun Mini Card Game
3. Make your very own playbill
4. Download each biography pack of 8 real life people connected to Victorian Music Hall.
All downloads are free and designed for a standard A4 printer, print in black or white or colour!
Join John Wilton as he shows you how Wilton's has changed over the years through three different make your own hall sets.
Music Hall Characters Card Game
Download and print out this music hall characters card game. Cut out your cards to play as an individual or compete against other players to get all 8 acts for your music hall night! Each card includes a description of each Victorian music hall act, an image of the performer and a score for their strengths/weaknesses, making it a fun way to learn about the types of performers that would have graced Wilton's stage in the 1850s!
Make a Playbill
Download this handy pack with everything you need to make your very own Victorian playbill (except glue and scissors!) Typography and design by Anthony Burrill. Made with the help of Wilton's Teacher Advisory Team (Fred Beer, Anna Burt, Anne Edwards, Janice Hill-Kocoglu, Michaela Marinko, Jaspreet Mann and Michelle Woolfenden).
Real Life Characters
Meet the music hall characters who performed at Wilton's over 150 years ago! These comedians, singers and songwriters were celebrities in their day and well loved by Wilton's audiences. This is your chance to learn more about Wilton's colourful performance history through the characters that made it so magical.
These packs include: bullet point facts, a character biography and direct address from the characters themselves.