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

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

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

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

Egyptian Music and Dance, Ancient to Modern

The Nile School Shakers have nearly 20 years experience in schools bringing the topic of Egypt to life with its Egyptian Music & Dance workshops! The session begins with 30min presentation of dance and music in Egypt (Ancient & Modern) where instruments from ancient Egypt... > 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

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

The Drama Hut

The Drama Hut offers  curriculum-based school workshops, to encourage learning in a creative environment.  With experienced facilitators, we will create a unique learning experience for your class or school.  All we require prior to our visit, is a clear space to work in, a... > 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

Medieval Events

Medieval Life comes alive in the classroom. Meet our archer who will show the skill of the longbow ( can arrange for participants to shoot if required)or our barber surgeon who will explain medieval medicine in all its gory detail. Watch you fellow classmate be turned... > 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

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