Introduction to Special Collections - Workshop (30 minutes - 1 hour)

Introduction to Special Collections

Introduce your students to the hidden wonders of archives as they literally touch History. This session gives an overview of what gems are hidden away in your local archives, e.g. seals of Henry VIII, 1832 cholera outbreak, civil war propaganda, 1906 election posters, local history and many more!

this workshop can be combined with any of the others on offer.

"The children were in awe as were the staff...The murderer's sock, Queen Victoria's signature... the impact re holding and using historical sources was immeasurable."First School Head Teacher

This workshop is suitable for:

  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4
  • Key Stage 5
  • History

Workshop Registration

If you are interested in bringing a group to this workshop please complete the form below.

To help you plan your visit please make use of our   risk assessment form.

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