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In Victorian Farm, a specialist team - Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn and Alex Langlands - have devoted a year of their lives to re-creating life in a 19th century rural environment. From the warmth of summer to the depths of winter, the clock has been turned back over a hundred years to rediscover this almost forgotten world.
From planting and harvesting crops to animal husbandry; from building pigsties to bee-keeping; from tree-felling to driving steam engines and operating period machinery, this hardy group - in their search for the authentic experience - undertook it all, wearing period costumes and using only tools and materials available in1885.
In a rural world without flushing toilets, running water, street lights, gas and electricity or motor vehicles, how would the group survive? Discover, as the clock turns back and life as it was lived is revealed on a Victorian Farm.
A Victorian Farm Calendar, Picture Gallery, Subtitles
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Life was certainly hard for a jobbing farmer in Victorian times. If you want to know how to make fabulous baskets, deadly beer, or plough a straight line under heavy horsepower, this is the place to look. Sad that these old skills are so often overlooked as the satisfaction involved in knowing you DID NOT pick up the finished item (probably made by exploiting some penniless peasant somewhere else in the world) in a modern DIY chain store is a gratifying emotion most people never experience. Would I want to go back to living like that though? No way! Such grindingly hard work. But perhaps seeing real life from 100 + years ago, we might feel lucky that we have so much opportunity at our disposal today.