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.

Your class or group can handle real artefacts whilst developing a range of investigativeenquiry-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…

Discover all our workshops below. Click on them to find out more.

Creative Ladybirds Workshop

NEW FOR SUMMER 2018: 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 […]

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Ladybird School Workshops

NEW FOR SUMMER 2018: A facilitated and interactive workshop exploring our latest special exhibition, ‘The Story of the Ladybird artists 1940 to 1975‘ and the artists that created the famous illustrations. Alongside our Learning Officers (both trained artists), participants will explore and respond to this most exciting exhibition. Appealing to both the literary and the artistic, […]

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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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