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image for Children's Activity Event item typeFamily play box activity: A Victorian Keeper’s son at The Temple and Wanstead Park

Children's Activity Event, Sat 31 Aug - Sun 1 Sep 2019, free entry

The Temple

The Temple

Address

The Temple,
Wanstead,
London,
E11 2LT

Details

Robert Puffett (1852–1916) was employed as a Keeper at Wanstead Park from 1882. His son Robert was born in 1873. What new and ‘modern’ toys might the young Robert have played with when Victoria was Queen and Empress?

Children welcome

There is a refreshment kiosk open at peak times for hot drinks and snacks by Perch Pond. There are public toilets at The Temple (open until dusk, 7 days a week). The ground floor of The Temple is fully accessible, the upper floor is reached by a sloping path and several shallow steps.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 31 Aug - Sun 1 Sep 2019 12:00 to 17:00

Prices

Free entry

No booking required

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 416874  Lat: 51.56770 Long: 0.04166

The Temple and Wanstead Park are within 15 minutes’ walk from Wanstead station (Central Line). There is parking for holders of Disabled car badges alongside The Temple (vehicle access from Warren Drive) only.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

There is a refreshment kiosk open at peak times for hot drinks and snacks by Perch Pond. There are public toilets at The Temple (open until dusk, 7 days a week). The ground floor of The Temple is fully accessible, the upper floor is reached by a sloping path and several shallow steps.