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Living Histo​ry Workshops​​

The Vikings School Workshop Viking workshop for schools the Vikings workshop 

The Vikings

Viking workshop for primary schools ks1 ks2 Battle Drill

"A wonderfully interactive and immersive workshop. The children learned masses without even being aware of learning. Extremely well organised and all the children were fully focused and involved throughout. Choosing a 'favourite bit' was almost impossible as they enjoyed all of it."

R Knight, Dulwich Preparatory School, Cranbook.

Viking workshop for primary schools ks1 ks2

Viking Training Course, Level 1

By the end of this course your trainees will be fully skilled in areas of





*Battle Drill

*Gods, Myths & Storytelling

A must for any would-be Dark Age Warrior!

Why were the Vikings so feared?

Why did they battle with the Anglo Saxons - and who won?

Why do we still remember the Battle of Hastings today?

What legacy did the Dark Age people leave behind?

Why are they still mportant to us today?

Amulet Making

Dark Age jewellery was not just made to look pretty - it could also be used as a token of good luck. Every trainee goes home with a leather or pewter pendant that they have crafted themselves.

Viking workshop for primary schools ks1 ks2 with souvenir
Viking boat burial during a primary school viking workshop

Dark Age Settlement

From spinning & weaving to artefact identification - a carousel of hands-on activities designed to test your trainees' ability to survive in the Dark Ages...

The History Detectives and the 'Mini Museum'

Explore different historical sources and their interpretation

as we handle original artefacts

Each workshop goes out with 2 members of staff and can be fitted around the normal school timetable.
We bring costumes for everyone (sorry teachers - that doesn't include you!)
We cater for a maximum of 90 children at a time

Shorter (2 hour) workshops are available for groups of up to 30 children.

We carry Public liability insurance and all of our members hold enhanced CRB checks.
Please contact us for more details, or click here to download copies of our policies and risk assessments etc.