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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Roman Tours School Visits

During the visit, a Soldier will arrive, as he did nearly 2,000 years ago, wearing his full armour and carrying his marching pack (impedimenta)when his legion invaded Britain in 43 A.D. All equipment worn, shown and demonstrated is copied from actual archaeological finds.... > 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

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

Story based Workshop - Story writing / puppet making/ storytelling

We are Tonya and Natasha authors of a range of stories about a little dog called Pojo who gets itchy paws and goes off on adventures whilst his owner Sam is asleep.  Stories cover themes such as Romans, Egyptians, Norman knights, the Gunpowder plot  and the Stone Age. We... > View Profile

A Merrie Noyse Music and Dance

A Merrie Noyse Minstrels offer fun and interactive music and history sessions for groups of all ages. Using authentic musical instruments from ancient times to the present day and dressed in appropriate attire, A Merrie Noyse actively encourage group participation and... > 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

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

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