Launch of Wander The Workhouse

We are delighted to invite you to “Wander The Workhouse” on 28th July. This preview event will provide us with a chance to see large numbers of visitors interact with the experience for the first time, and understand any last minute tweaks that need to be made before being released to the public. Subsequently, Wander The Workhouse will be available to visitors two days a week during August as part of the Re-imagining the Workhouse initiative.

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Creating magic indoors

The Wander The Workhouse experience spans the indoor and outdoor spaces at Southwell. Visitors start by choosing a character to follow, then can explore indoors or outdoors from the perspective of that character. In this post, we focus on the challenge inside The Workhouse to bring rooms alive in ways that are appropriate to the building’s history, while dealing with the practicalities of powering and networking any technology that we use to do so.

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