Our KS1 and KS2 workshops encourage children to explore history through role playing, dressing up, object handling and craft activities, whilst providing opportunities for your class to practice reading, writing and thinking skills. Our workshops will support your class as tackle the history curriculum and whether they are investigating famous people, delving into British life from times past or just getting to grips with the idea of history.

With the Museum standing on the site of a Saxon settlement and a Norman castle and lots of Tudor history here as well we are the perfect venue for a look at life Medieval Britain. We have an extensive handling collection of medieval clothing and everyday objects and can put together a workshop covering different aspects of medieval life.