School History Workshops

Here is a list of School History Workshops. Enquire here about any of these workshops or select one to view below. You may also search for a specific area or age group.

 

Roman Soldier Workshop

Our Roman Soldier Workshops gives children the opportunity to have a Roman Soldier visit their school. Lucius Felix Silvanus of the 20th Legion, Valeria Victrix will introduce himself to the children and will talk about how he joined the Roman Empire. Set in 72 Anno... > View Profile

Fossil Hunting Workshop

The Dinosaur Workshop brings prehistoric life into your school, taking your children back millions of years to discover the wonder of the dinosaurs. Children become part of a paleontological excavation site, locating and identifying replica fossils from some of the most iconic... > View Profile

Ancient Egypt - Cartouche Painting

In the early days of ancient Egypt, Kings and important people, encircled their name (written in hieroglyphics) with a design that we now call a cartouche. This cartouche was an oval circle and looked rather like a nameplate. Around the design was a picture of a rope, tied at... > View Profile

World War One Workshop

World War One Workshop 2014 will mark 100 years since the start of the First World War. As part of our WW1 workshop, Private William Arthur Elland, 3 section, 2nd platoon D company of the 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment will visit your school to talk about his time... > View Profile

Women of WW1

Our Women of World War One workshop follows a young woman on her journey through the long war years. Winifred Adams talks about her involvement in the Great War of 1914-18. She outlines the different roles of women during the war years and how it changed the outlook of the... > View Profile

A Day in History

Our Day in History Workshop gives schools the opportunity to enjoy visits from soldiers from very differing time periods. The day can be split in to different sessions, with classes having the option to either meet our WW1 solider Private William Arthur Elland or our... > View Profile

Home Front Hints

Our workshops are immersive and led by theatrical characters. The session is led by war time housewife Mrs Cox.  Through games such as "Guess what Mrs Cox is cooking" and "Count the clothing coupons" the class learn about the hardships of... > View Profile

Tales of Plague Workshops and Tours

Tales of Plague enjoys bringing history alive for schoolchildren and delivers a number of ‘experiences’ aimed at primary schools studying the National Curriculum and suitable for ages five - 11: The Great Plague of London Experience The Great Plague and the... > View Profile

Medieval and Tudor Music and Dance

Trouvère are specialists in lively historical presentation, combining music, roleplay and fun! Take a closer look at our options for school visits... Trouvère Medieval Minstrels have been presenting workshops for schools for some ten years now. We started... > View Profile

Tudor music, dance and costume

Interactive Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 Tudor and Medieval music workshops, includes music, costume, dance and instrument making. Over 10 years experience, enhanced CRB > View Profile

Tudor life

Find out all about the Tudor Family tree with Haydon’s interactive story of Henrys six wives and three children. Have a taste of Shakespeare’s England as Haydon the Tudor player retells one of the Bard’s great stories. Haydon comes straight from the Globe... > View Profile

Keep the Home Fires Burning

Your school will be visited by a soldier and a WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) to help the children understand the reality of the First World War, at home and in the trenches, for men, women and children in an immersive and interactive workshop. With a local history twist... > View Profile

History

Ancient Greek Olympic workshops now available in addition to regular workshops. Meet a Greek warrior on his way to Mount Olympus who will lead the children on a journey through the Ancient games. Portals to the Past specialises in providing entertaining and... > View Profile

Build A Castle

This unique workshop consists of a scale model of a motte & bailey castle which is the first phase, followed by the construction of Rochester keep and walls, that we build in class with the children. The workshop looks at the development of castles, shows them how... > View Profile

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