World War Two workshop
Join the war effort and learn about the experiences of children and the Home Front in Canterbury during WW2. Become an evacuee to escape the dangers of war stricken Canterbury and, Undertake Air Raid Warden training – look out for bomb damage and put out a fire.
Anglo Saxons & Vikings - Object Handling Session
Investigate the tumultuous times of the Anglo Saxons and Vikings by examining artefacts found locally and used in everyday life during this fascinating period.
Medieval Canterbury - Facilitated
Investigate what life was like in Medieval Canterbury through a range of learning activities including a fun, interactive workshop facilitated by our staff, examining artefacts including medieval pilgrim badges and exploring how Canterbury became a popular tourist destination.
Rupert Bear Workshop
Come and meet Rupert Bear and his friends in the Beaney and hear tales of their adventures in Nutwood. You will also make and take home a Rupert inspired ‘art y fact’!
Bagpuss & Friends
Come and meet Bagpus and his friends in the Beaney and hear the tales of how between them all they investigate and fix the strange objects they find – a bit like us at the museums! You will also make and take home a Bagpus inspired ‘art y fact’!
Wildlife and Habitats
Explore our colourful wildlife collection and discover the story behind one of our special exhibits. Find out about habitats and adaptations, investigate specimens from around the world and take part in a creative activity.
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. Then, create your own replica mosaic tile to take back to school inspired by the original Roman floor and the museum’s collections.
Hands on History of Canterbury - Object Handling Session
Explore Canterbury’s rich heritage through a range of activities which you can mix and match to create your perfect museum experience. These sessions are briefly introduced by one of our facilitators who will provide you with all the resources you need to lead your class through your choice of a range of available activities. Key stage 1/beginner ESOL students, key stage 2 and 3, intermediate and advanced ESOL students.