Description


A museum activity trail which explores Ancient Greek and other museum artefacts and how the thinking behind these can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks and also continues to influence us today.

Session details


The Ancient Greeks were innovators, observers and thinkers, and we like to think that The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge represents that Ancient Greek thinking. It’s full of art and ideas, objects, stories, people, curiosity and knowledge.There’s a little bit of Ancient Greece in all of us and you can explore how the Greeks have continued to influence us throughout history through an activity trail that examines some of the Ancient Greek objects, ideas and discoveries, through the artefacts that form the collection on display at The Beaney. This trail can be a stand alone activity but we recommend that you use it in conjunction with an object handling session.

Suitable for KS2 – 5, Intermediate and Advanced ESOL students. Please specify when booking as different trails are available for different levels.

Costs


£1.50 per student or £1 if booked in conjunction with an object handling session.

Lunch Rooms


Please do enquire if you require a lunch space however a lunch space cannot be guaranteed.

How to book


All schools and groups must book visits in advance. To book any of our workshops please complete our Online Booking Form. If you have specific requirements that are not covered by the Online Booking Form please contact Tracey Falcon or Nova Marshall by emailing: learning.officers@canterbury.gov.uk

Important Information


  • We advise that all teachers conduct a preliminary visit before arriving with their pupils.
  • Please ensure that all accompanying adults on your visit are aware of their role on the visit and are prepared to engage in the learning and support the pupils.
  • The group leader is responsible for the behaviour and well-being of their group at all times.
  • Please arrive promptly ready to start your visit allowing time for traffic, coach parking and walking through the busy city centre.
  • There is no parking outside The Beaney or Canterbury Roman Museum. Coach drivers can book an appropriate coach drop off time at Canterbury Bus Station (5 minutes’ walk), or a parking space at Canterbury Coach Park (15 minutes’ walk)
  • If payment for the visit is not made on the day, we will invoice for the number of pupils originally booked or the number that actually visited on the day (whichever is higher). If a visit is cancelled less than 2 weeks before it is due to take place, we regret we will still require payment to cover incurred costs.
  • Payment is preferred 2 weeks in advance by cash, credit card or cheque payable to Canterbury City Council. In exceptional circumstances, and if no other payment method is possible we may be able to invoice.

Terms & Conditions


Payment can be made on the day of your visit in cash, by credit card or via a cheque made payable to Canterbury City Council. If payment is not made on the day, we will invoice for the number of pupils originally booked or however many actually visited on the day (whichever is higher). If a visit is cancelled less than 2 weeks before it is due to take place, we regret we will still request payment to cover incurred costs.

Risk Assessments


Please download and complete the relevant Risk Assessment for your visit.

Risk Assessment: The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

Risk Assessment: Canterbury Roman Museum 

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