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…

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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’!

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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’!

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NEW: Wildlife & 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.

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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.

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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.

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