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.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 The Entertaining Egyptians, 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

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

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

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

Medieval Knights, Samurai and Elizabethan noble

A reenactor based in Kent that can come to your school in authentic armour and clothing styled on fashions of the era. Are you learning about St George and want a comical explanation of what roles knights had and what they wore? Are you seeking a live historical actor to tell... > View Profile

Time Travel to the Stone Age Workshop

Artifacts & replica artifacts used in the workshop Genuine Neolithic Potboiler Stone, Genuine Mammoth Tooth Fossil, Genuine Cave Bear Tooth, Genuine Giant Elk Jawbone, Replica Mastodon Tooth, Replica Sabre Tooth Tiger Skull, Replica Flint Arrow Heads. Workshop... > View Profile

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