Education

Award-winning, fun, safe educational events for your children in your school or at a historic venue or museum – guaranteed!

You can be sure that your children will be given the highest quality event in a safe environment because aardvark productions ltd was one of the first companies in the UK to be awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge
The Quality Badge scheme combines for the first time learning and safety into one easily recognisable badge for all organisations providing learning outside the classroom experiences

Our workshops have all been changed to comply with the new National Curriculum, so that you can still give your students a brilliant experience outside the classroom!

 

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We arrive fully equipped with the items needed to recreate the lives of ordinary people from the past; or why not arrange a visit at one of the historic venues we work at?

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All of our workshops are very hands-on, because we limit each character to a maximum of 30 pupils at a time

This gives your pupils a much better experience. The usual format for a 45 minute workshop is around 15 minutes talk and 30 minutes supervised hands-on experience

STONE AGE

Ethiopian Obsidian

The Dawn of Homo Sapiens

Workshops include:

Meet a Tribe Member
Religion in the Bronze and Stone Ages
Hunter-Gatherers versus Early Farmers
Explore Changes in Family Life
Travel and Trade
Grinding Grain

 

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egyptian

ANCIENT EGYPTIANS

Workshops include:

Games and Sport
Gods, Temples and Worship
Tombs and the Afterlife
Medicine and Magic
City and Home
Dress and Jewellery

 

 

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ROMAN

Life in Roman times and their legacy in mordern

Workshops include:
Food
Clothing
Medicine
Centurion
Help create the famous Testudo [tortoise of shields]
Bathing

 

 

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Greek Urn

ANCIENT GREEKS

The Ancient Greeks; their lives and beliefs

Workshops include:
Arts and Theatre [The Story of Ariadne’s Web]
The Birth of Medicine
Greek Homes
Gods and Heroes
The Greeks at War

 

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ANGLO SAXONS


Workshops include:
Life after the Roman Occupation

Say Goodbye to the Romans
Storytelling and Pastimes
Meet Edward the Confessor
Where did the Anglo Saxons settle in Britain?
Meet an Anglo Saxon Villager

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Viking Pendant

VIKINGS

Were they Invaders or Settlers?

Workshops include:
Learn about Family Life
Vikings at Sea
Beliefs and Storytelling
Meet Alfred The Great
Food and Feasts
Visit a Viking Market

 

 

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Chaucer's miller

MEDIEVAL

We take your pupils back to medieval times
Workshops include:
Pilgrimages
Food
Clothing
Apothecary
Barber surgery
Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales
Weapons and Armour

 

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sergeant-rotatedTUDOR

Life in Henry VIII or Queen Elizabeth’s timeWorkshops include:
Meet Henry VIII; his life and times
Queen Elizabeth; her life and suitors
Barber surgeon
Food
Clothing
Apothecary
Music and Manners
Weapons and Armour
The Armada
Crimes and Punishment

 

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florence nightingale colourVICTORIAN

Life in Queen Victoria’s day

Workshops include:
Food
Clothing
Scullery
How We Kept Clean [children make their own soap to take home]
School Teacher
Dairy
Florence Nightingale
Charles Dickens
Sir Samuel Morton Peto [Bringer of the Railway]
Lady Theresa Digby [Queen Victoria’s Lady in Waiting]
The Workhouse
Children and Jobs
Toymaker
Christmas Traditions

 

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WW II

WW2-Kit-KatLife on the Home Front during World War II

Workshops include:
Food Rationing
SPIV [clothes rationing]
Home Guard [He’ll soon have your children marching!]
ARP Warden
Land Army Girl
Evacuee Experience

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