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

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

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

World War One Workshop

World War One Workshop 2018 will mark 100 years since the end 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

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

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

History Makers

Welcome to history in the making – from the History Makers! History at your fingertips! In a rich mix of crafting, storytelling, reconstruction and performance, the History Makers bring the past into the present through a day in the life of young warriors preparing... > 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

The Home Front during WW2

Based on twenty plus years of experience as a speaker, living history re-enactor and author of books about Britain's Home Front, I offer interactive displays, props, puzzles and talks designed for students at Key Stages 2 and 3. I can also act as a guide for field trips to... > 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

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

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

Blitz school ww2 living history workshops

Fantastically interactive World War two workshops in the comfort of your own school, in the form of simulated Air Raid Warden training.   Each workshop lasts a full day and includes the use of over 50 genuine WW2 artefacts in a range of fun activities based on genuine air... > 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

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