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history and craft workshops for schools and festivals

"Thank you for a fantastic workshop! The children were engaged, focused and engrossed in all the learning and enriching activities that you arranged."

E Wright, Horizon Primary Academy, Kent

"Brilliant organisation!

Wonderful that children have some memorabillia to take home."

C Burridge, Great Doddington Primary School 

"In over 10 years of teaching this was the best I've ever seen, especially for such a reasonable price. All staff and children had fun and learnt loads."

M Comell & T Daly, Northborough Junior School

"We all thought it was fantastic! Children were engaged the whole day. Children who wouldn't normally participate participated and enjoyed it thorougly!'

K Willett, St Andrew's 

CE Primary School

Excellent activities - children all on task all day - a good all round experience.

Thank you so much!'

A Webzell, Horton Kirby PS

The Anglo Saxons

Anglo Saxon workshop for primary school ks1 ks2

The invaders and settlers of the Dark Ages. This three hour workshop explores why the Anglo Saxons came to Britain and their struggle with the Vikings for supremacy in Briain.  Chronology, archaeology and various historical sources are compared, and we re-create an Anglo Saxon village.  We bring costumes for everyone!

Anglo Saxon workshop for primary schools ks1 ks2

Armour demonstration and Battle Drill

Full participation expected!

Raids, invasions and settlements are discussed, with a focus on everyday life and religion.

Anglo Saxon Settlement

Complete with metal workers, grain millers, spinning and weaving, crafts and traditional games. All of the children will make a piece of leather or metal jewellery to take home and keep.

Traditional story-telling

We examinie the importance of oral history with a traditional Dark Age myth.

The 'Mini Museum'

The children become History Detectives as they look at original and reproduction artefacts. This session can be used to promote follow-on projects within the classroom.

The Witan's Choice & The Battle of Hastings

A look at the battle which changed the course of England, and brought about the end of the Saxon era. From Saxons to Normans - in around 30 minutes!

Anglo Saxon workshop for schools armour demonstration
Each workshop goes out with 2 members of staff and can be fitted around the normal school timetable.

We bring costumes for everyone (sorry teachers - that doesn't include you!)

We cater for a maximum of 90 children at a time

We carry Public liability insurance and all of our members hold enhanced CRB checks.

Please contact us for more details, or click here to download copies of our policies and risk assessments etc.
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