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.

 

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

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

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

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

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

People of the Past

"hands on history". the history and development of arms and armour 1066-early Tudor.chain maille workshops, learn to make your own chain maille (its easier than it sounds) authentic 14th and 15th century swordfighting as taken from a 600 year old Italian combat... > View Profile

25th Bomb Disposal Co. Royal Engineers Living History Group

The 25th. Bomb Disposal . Co. Royal Engineers L.H.G. The Group was formed on May 8th 2004 as a non combatant group, to portray the lesser known story on the home front of the Bomb Disposal Companies of the Royal Engineers, operating between 1939 - 45 here solely in the... > View Profile

Egyptian Music & Dance

For  18 years, Cairo Comes To School has been bringing the topic of Egypt to life with its Egyptian Music & Dance workshops! The session begins with 30min presentation of dance in Egypt (Ancient & Modern) followed by 30min workshops for each half of the class.... > View Profile

Creative Writing and History Workshops

Theatre Workshop was founded in 1991 by professional actors and writers. We tour extensively in Primary schools throughout the country. We deliver a high quality performance combined with an entertaining and informative workshop.Titles available Egyptians, Romans, Creative... > View Profile

David Hall - Brings History to Life!

Former teacher and Professional Actor David Hall brings inspiring workshops and shows to your school. The Great Fire Project brings Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn to life in the very midst of the Great Conflagration and poses questions such as "What would you have done?", "How... > View Profile

Hands on Archaeology / History

HANDS ON HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS All the sessions provide a hands-on investigative approach to history – essential to historical enquiry and understanding – and are fun too! They enhance and support learning in the classroom, bringing the... > View Profile

Pirate Workshops for Primary Schools

A costumed pirate will visit your school to deliver pirate themed games and entertainment with a healthy dose of learning thrown in. Enjoy an interactive presentation, walk the plank, skittles, quoits, a treasure hunt and much, much more. Ideal for KS1. Ooh arr, shiver me... > 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

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