Posted on: 28th September 2017
On Tuesday 19th September I went to Great Malvern with my class. Firstly we walked up to Hartlebury train station. When we finally got there we had our snack and waited for the train. After waiting for the train to come it arrived at the station and we all boarded, luckily the whole class got a seat. We had to swap trains a few times before we got there.
When we got there the first thing we did was look at the Victorian train station and we found a place where you would weigh your bag. After we had finished looking at the train station we walked up to the Malvern Museum where half of the class split up. Some went to the museum and the other half went to the Malvern Priory. I went to the Priory first. We walked to the Priory and we firstly looked at it from the outside and it was very big so we were wondering how they got to the top because it was built around 900 years ago. When we went inside we got a leaflet telling us about the building. Then we had a nice man tell us a bit more about how people had to keep on rebuilding it. In the olden days the people who lived in the village sold the Priory to a man for £20, in those days it would have been about £2 billion. After that we walked to the back of the Priory and found the seats on which the monks sneakily leaned while they had their long service. The man we were talking to at the beginning also said that in the back of the Priory there was a keyhole we could look through to see the same gas lamp C.S. Lewis put in the Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe. So we did and it looked so cool.
After that we went to the Malvern Museum where I dressed up as a lady peasant with six kids and an ill husband. I had to beg to a monk for some food and some medicine. I also learned about how people lived on the Malvern Hills. We went to the second floor and learned about the water cure and people thought it was good to wrap themselves in wet sheets and go to sleep. After that room we went to the Morgan room where it showed us how they made Morgan cars and why lady’s had different bicycles to men because lady’s wore long dresses and had to have a low crossbar.
After the museum we sat down and had some lunch but we had to do that quickly so we didn’t miss the train before getting our Malvern spring water. So after we had our lunch we got our water and made it to the train just in time to get back to school for home time.
Written by Sophia Rose