In this section, you will find a range of resources, images, links and engagement activities related to the topic of Freaks and Monsters that have been used successfully within the CSHHH Journeys in Health History School Engagement Project.
Different Bodies in History: Lesson Breakdown
Different Bodies in History: Lesson Presentation
Resources and activities:
This activity encouraged the pupils to consider how bodies became commodities in the 19th century and made them ask ‘exactly how much is a body worth’.
History of Freak Shows – Article and Resources from Sheffield University
Strange and Bizarre: The History of Freak Shows
Victorian freak shows – Article from the British Library
Some Call Them Freaks (Documentary)