Reception


Bagpuss and Friends

bagpuss workshop
Duration 1 hour
Cost per child £3
Canterbury Heritage Museum

Meet the real Bagpuss and friends in Emily’s shop window and say hello to the Clangers, Ivor the Engine and Noggin the Nog. Pupils will take part in a magical Bagpuss adventure story using soft toy characters, learn Bagpuss songs and create a Bagpuss mouse finger puppet to take home.
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Rupert Bear

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Duration 1 hour
Cost per child £3
Canterbury Heritage Museum

Meet Rupert and friends in his very own museum, join the frogs on the lily pad cushions for a magical Rupert story time and take part in fun Rupert songs and games. Finish the session by creating a waving Rupert character to take home.
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Key Stage 1 (Ages 4-7)


Ancient Egypt

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Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost per child £4
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

Work with our experienced facilitator to mummify a classmate and groan as the intestines are pulled out! Wrap an animal mummy against the clock, investigate real artefacts and create a papyrus cartouche.
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Ancient Greece

ancient greece
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost per child £4
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

Learn about Ancient Greece in this fun, interactive session. Explore what it was like to be an Ancient Greek through original artefacts and costumes: who were the heroes and heroines of Greek mythology? What was life like for an ordinary Greek citizen? Then create an Ancient Greek mask or frieze in this hugely enjoyable session.
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Victorian Toys & Games

victorian toys
Duration 1 hour 20 minutes
Cost per child £4
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge Canterbury Heritage Museum

Investigate real Victorian toys including Lily the doll and find out what they’re made of and how they work. Dress up just like Victorian children and discover toys lost in the museum since Victorian times. Then make traditional marbles to take home and learn to play fun Victorian games!
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Roman Everyday Life & Museum Visit

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Duration 1 hour 30 minute workshop and teacher-led tour
Cost per child £2 (inside district) £3 (outside district)
Canterbury Roman Museum

Pupils will work in groups of two or three taking on the role of archaeologists, investigating and handling real artefacts from Roman Canterbury.  Larger groups are divided in two, with half the class exploring museum displays, and half handling artefacts before swapping around. Activity sheet available for this workshop! 
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Anglo Saxons and Vikings

anglo saxons and vikings
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost per child £4
Canterbury Heritage Museum

Meet the Anglo-Saxon lady to find out about Canterbury in Anglo-Saxon and Viking times. Investigate real artefacts and discover the gruesome tale of the siege and sacking of Canterbury over 1000 years ago. Create a shield, helmet or piece of jewellery to take home.
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Grayson Perry, The Vanity of Small Differences KS1 Workshop

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Duration 1 hour
Cost per child £3
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

Bring your own Teddy to The Beaney and be inspired by the adventures of Grayson Perry and his favourite Teddy bear, Alan Measles! Create a tapestry starring your own toy to take home.
Workshops will be available from Saturday 8 October to Sunday 4 December
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