English Literature, English Language, Drama, History, Literacy
Why not join in with this year's 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's legacy by visiting us at Windsor Castle, the very site where Shakespeare himself read and performed to the Royal Court? ... Read more about 2016 - Shakespeare 400th Anniversary
With the defeat of the Anglo-Saxons at the Battle of Hastings, this session allows students to investigate how prominent events of the time are reflected in the development of Windsor Castle from an earth and timber fortress, to its role as magnificent ... Read more about After 1066, what happened next?
How long did it take a Knight to put on his armour? Did he get dressed head to foot or the other way round?! What is a sabaton? Find out more in this truly exclusive and immersive experience delivered in the splendid State Entrance. ... Read more about Armour in the Apartments
In our storytelling session, travel back in time to 1855 with Queen Victoria’s housekeeper, the formidable Mrs Forster, when staff at Windsor Castle are preparing for a glittering occasion – the State visit of the Emperor Napoleon III of France and his ... Read more about Help get the Castle ready in time!
Does someone in your class have what it takes to be a medieval knight? Are they fearless, trustworthy, generous, loyal and good with a sword? Join in our lively session and find out who is up to the job at Windsor, where royal accommodation comes as ... Read more about Medieval knights wanted: apply here!
In this exciting handling and role play session, children discover how Henry VIII and his family members dressed to impress. Looking at royal portraits and Henry's enormous suit of armour we investigate the splendour of the Tudor Court at Windsor and w ... Read more about Meet the Monarch: Holbein's Henry