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Medieval history workshops for primary schools

This entertaining one-day workshop provides insight into medieval life from 1066 to 1483.

Baron Hugh de Guerre will lead pupils through a range of themed activities, which include medieval dancing, jousting, learning about the early medieval “arms race” and how weapons were developed.

The children will also get to see and handle a range of real archaeological finds and high quality reproduction artefacts from the period.

Morning activities

The day starts with a short talk on the early medieval period, covering late Saxons into the Norman period, the rise of the Plantagenets, through to Richard III and the famous Battle of Bosworth.

This is followed by:

  • A medieval quiz
  • The Booke of Curtesye
  • Medieval hierarchy and artefacts

Afternoon activities

  • Arms, armour and their development from the Norman conquest to the crusade period
  • The grand tourney – a medieval jousting game
  • A medieval dance

Did you know…?

The Baron Hugh de Guerre has appeared in many feature films and historical documentaries, and also the BBC’s “Horrible Histories”.

For further details on our KS2 Medieval workshop, pricing and availability call us now on call us now on 0800 112 3192, email us or fill out the form below:

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