Living History Workshops - Hands-on History Workshops for Schools
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enter the Athenian Agora of 450BC and experience 
The Ancient Greeks
 
'Fantastic workshop.  Kept them all engaged all day. Thank you!'  
A Jones, Dulverton Primary School
                                                                          
We bring the Agora of Ancient Athens to life with temples, priests, traders, philosophers, hoplites and sassy young serving girls - noisy & fun!  A day of sacrifices, libations, fighting, marching, shouting and generally being Greek.  Teachers are asked to please provide 100 live cattle for the opening ceremony and sacrifices.   We provide costumes for all (no need to ask parents!) and can cater for up to 90 children.
 

Celebrate like an Athenian...
Your trainee Greeks re-enact one of the most important events on the Athenian calendar - the Panathenaic Festival





Carve like a sculptor...
The Parthenon and the Elgin Marbles.  The children carve their own miniature piece of the Elgin Marbles - these will become fridge magnets to take home and keep.
 
 
Fight  like aSpartan...
Young recruits are whipped into shape with battle drill - the Spartan Way.


 
 

Explore like an Archaeologist...
The Ancient Greek empire spread across a vast amount of territory and has left a lasting influence on the Western world.  We explore these influences through a hands-on carousel of authentic objects, activities and genuine artefacts. 


Competelike a Greek
The Ancient Greeks are famous for their love of competition, and we feature several throughout the day - a chance for those competitive trainees to flex their muscles...
 
 Coming of Age
It was very difficult [for young men] to advance through Athenian society without taking part in the chorus of a play.   We give your trainees a chance to enter manhood [and womanhood] as they take part in the great 
Festival Dionysia.
 

Part Workshop
A shorter (90 minute) version of this workshop is available, to suit groups of up to 30 children.  This can be held in a classroom as necessary.  As with all of our workshops we provide costumes for everyone and all materials.  Please click HERE to enquire.



The Ancient Greeks workshop is designed to cover the following areas of the curriculum:
*Ancient Civilisations
* Different historical sources and interpretation
*Archaeology
*Chronological order
*  Speaking and Listening
*  Drama and empathy
 
  • Each workshop can be fitted around the normal school timetable.
  • We bring costumes for everyone 
  • We carry Public liability insurance and all of our members hold enhanced CRB checks.