Using our collection of armour, weapons and replica medieval costume, we take children back to the days of noble knights and fair ladies. Pupils' imagination will be fired by stories about knights training and fighting in battle using a fearsome ... Read more about Noble Knights and Fair Ladies
An opportunity for pupils to explore the daily lives and lifestyles of people at the Palace, past and present. The group tour the building with a member of the Learning team and use domestic objects from the past to investigate Palace life – from ink ... Read more about Palaces and Homes
NEW FOR 2015 What did Queen Victoria write in her personal journal? How were family occasions and royal events recorded? Who was invited to 'dine and sleep' at Windsor Castle? ... Read more about Queen Victoria: Dear Diary...
As a residence of James IV, V and VI and Mary, Queen of Scots, the Palace of Holyroodhouse was witness to many important events during the Renaissance and Reformation in Scotland. Designed to support curriculum coursework, these sessions can be ... Read more about Renaissance and Reformation
Buckingham palace is the London home of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the headquarters of the British monarchy. A visit to the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace is a unique experience, combining history, an art collection and a working palace. ... Read more about Self-guided visit to Buckingham Palace
Students will work with freelance artists to examine and draw from still life through the paintings and works of art displayed in Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden. The workshop will enable students to engage with examples of still ... Read more about Still Life: Drawing skills workshop
Join our storyteller and follow the adventures of Maggie, a servant ghost, to discover the stories and secrets of the Palace. This storytelling session offers a fun and unique opportunity for younger pupils to find out about the kings and queens who ... Read more about Storytelling at the Palace
NEW FOR 2015 This guided walk of the Castle’s open spaces is an exciting way for children to examine Windsor’s battlements, arrow loops and towers and see for themselves the advantages of building a castle on a hill. Through role play ... Read more about Walk, talk and chalk
Was armour heavy and hard to move around in? What did it take to be a medieval knight? What's the word for an armour shoe? Pupils learn fascinating facts about armour worn by kings, princes and knights, and discover how and why it evolved from ... Read more about Was armour heavy? Let's find out....