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Canterbury Museums & Galleries have been delivering fun and inspiring schools workshops for over 20 years, bringing subjects to life as part of a rich, cross-curricular experience.

Learning is at the heart of what we do and our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity, imagination and creativity.

Booking a Schools Workshop with us gives your pupils the unique opportunity to learn alongside a collection of over 5,000 inspirational artefacts and works of art.

Your class or group can handle real artefacts whilst developing a range of investigative, enquiry-based learning skills.

Our dedicated Learning team will work with you to ensure you get the most from your visit, so whether you are investigating the Ancient Egyptians, exploring art or looking to discover some incredible collections from around the globe, there is bound to be a workshop to suit your classroom needs...


BFG Workshop

Get your humdiddly fingerlings ready and your thinking headlumps on and come and explore the exhibition with our friendly staff and create some truly original worditties and artworks in response. The session is in two parts, the first a tour of the exhibition and the second will be a creative writing and making session in the Learning Lab. For groups of up to 32 students
(larger groups can be split up and rotate through the activities). Suitable for KS1 - 3 and intermediate ESOL groups. Approx 1.5 hours. £5 per student available at 10.15am, 12.00 noon,
1.45pm or 3.30pm

Book your session here

Roman Mosaic Makers

Come and take part in our fun hands-on mosaic making workshop. Take a journey around the Roman Museum, finding out about Roman artefacts using our Explorer Guide to record your findings. Be inspired by our original Roman town house mosaic floor and the museum’s collections and create your own replica mosaic tile to take back to school.

Find out more and book here