Fossil hunting, visiting natural history museums, seeing wildlife shelters and discussing interesting matters with our favorite research scientists are fun ways we indulge in the Victorian obsession with the natural sciences. The photo above with the owl was taken when we did a fundraising event for a local wildlife shelter. May 11, · Dance Hall (needed) The Victorian and Edwardian Music Hall (sitemap) Music and social class in Victorian London. Victorian Shopping and Consumerism. Pantomime (sitemap) London theaters (sitemap) From London Coffee Houses to London Clubs. The Public House (sitemap) Men on the Town: Writing Late-Victorian London.
During Victorian era, although entertainment was seen, its forms differed according to the social class of a person. Activities carried out were different in the case of women, men and children. Popular activities for Men. Certain activities were only enjoyed by men. Some men indulged in sports activities like cockfight and rat pits while things like drinking, gambling and billiards ever . Leisure activities seemed to expand due to the widely increasing rate of literacy among the people of England (Shepherd). The activities of football or soccer, music halls and the traditions of Christmas were just some of the ways leisure was expanded. In this time period, one of the world 's most popular sports emerged.