Using original material from our records, discover the true stories behind some of the most high-profile Victorian criminal cases – such as Jack the Ripper, the Spanish swindle, the trial and imprisonment of Oscar Wilde and Murder at Road Hill House (inspiration behind bestselling book The Suspicions of Mr Whicher) – as well as the evolving roles of prison and punishment across the 19th century. Come with us on a journey into the corrupt and sometimes gruesome underbelly of Victorian Britain.
More activities will be added to the programme, which is subject to change. Keep an eye on our events page for more information.
These evening events are very popular so book now to guarantee your place. Please note, this event is suitable for adults only (18+).
This event is part of the nationwide Museums at Night campaign.