The Victorian Era Research Project
By: Brandon J. Bent
Victorian Era Entertainment
During the Victorian Era of life (1837-1901), society didn’t did not have many of the modern technologies that are found in the world today. The people of the Victorian era of course had to find ways of entertainment during that time or insanity would ensue. The were many different ways of entertainment in the Victorian era, much of which are most likely very different from what society does today. Entertainment in the Victorian ranged from theater, to music, to sports. Each one of these activities in the Victorian will be extremely different from today’s society.
The Victorian Era was accountable for many of the sports that are found today. Sports such as tennis, golf, cricket, rowing, and forms of track and field were formed during this era. Cricket was one of the favorite pastimes during the Victorian Era. W. G. Grace became one of the best cricket players of all time during this era. The Wimbledon was also established during this time paving the way for the popularity of tennis today.
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