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

Booking an activity provides your pupils with the unique opportunity to learn alongside a vast collection of over 5,000 inspirational artefacts and works of art.

Discover our learning activities below. Click on the activities to find out more and book, or contact us at

Creative Ladybirds Workshop

This teacher-led, interactive museum and galleries visit explores our latest special exhibition, ‘The Story of the Ladybird artists 1940 to 1975‘ and the artists that created the famous illustrations. There are 3 fun activities to enjoy with your group: a trail (ladybird crawl) exploring the ladybird exhibition and the museum galleries, making your own Ladybird inspired mini-book […]

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Ladybird School Workshops

Work with our Learning Officers (both trained artists) to explore and respond to this most exciting exhibition. Appealing to both the literary and the artistic, your group will be given a tour of the exhibition and then take part in a creative activity. SESSION DETAILS A facilitated and interactive workshop exploring our latest special exhibition, […]

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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.

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Anglo Saxons and Vikings

Investigate the tumultuous times of the Anglo Saxons and Vikings by examining artefacts found locally and used in everyday life during this fascinating period.

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Medieval Canterbury

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.

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