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

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

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

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

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

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

Medieval Days

Are you looking to introduce that "wow" factor to your history topic? I will arrive in costume and bring a huge collection of stunning historical resources - both genuine and reproduction - along to your school and offer a hands on medieval (or other historical... > View Profile

History Workshops by TheTimeTraveller

History workshops available from two very experienced workshop leaders formerly of English Heritage. IRON AGE, Roman, Medieval, Tudor, Napoleonic, World War I, World War II and the Space Age covered, with more workshops being developed all the time - Prices competitive. NEW... > 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

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

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

Story based Workshop - Story writing / puppet making/ storytelling

We’re Tonya & Natasha, storytelling sisters and authors of a range of stories about a little dog called Pojo. Pojo gets itchy paws and goes off on adventures whilst his owner Sam is asleep or goes to school. We offer an exciting range of workshops for story writing,... > 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

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