Outreach Learning Sessions



Let us bring our learning sessions to your school. Workshops are suitable for a classroom or hall setting and can be run for one class or the whole school. All of our staff are DBS checked and have years of experience of working with young people.

The following activities are available to bring Bosworth to your classroom;


One of Bosworth’s knowledgeable and experienced Guides will bring the events of the battle to life in a fun and informative way, using medieval props and audience participation.

Cost: £75 per session plus travel


Meet living history interpreters to find out about the lives of soldiers, archers (and their wives) and barber surgeons. Discover armour, weapons and combat techniques through lively demonstrations, object handling and activities. Learn how those injured were treated and find out what it was really like for those involved in the battle

Sessions include;

  • The Bosworth Soldier – Learn about life on campaign for an ordinary soldier in 1485. Discover what they wore, how they were recruited and how they fought.
  • The Barber Surgeon – See how these specially trained medieval men and women would undertake anything from a haircut and shave to an amputation or arrow removal, in a world where germs were not known about!

Suitable for: All ages

Cost: £100 per session plus travel


Hawkwise Falconry deliver high quality, hands on, stimulating sessions that appeal to every age group.
Using birds of prey is an exciting and different way to capture pupils’ imagination; they encourage team working and help develop communication skills. With its strong visual imagery and historic and scientific associations, falconry can be used to teach many curriculum subjects.

Falconry Sessions as part of our Educational Offer will only be available until the end of this Academic year, which is Friday, 21st July 2017

Suitable for: All ages

Cost: £3 per pupil per workshop


Learn about the history and meanings of heraldry. Pupils take part in a heraldry game, putting what they have learned into practice to find the traitor.

Suitable for: KS1

Cost: £75.00 per session plus travel


To make a booking please call 01455 290429 or click here


Leicestershire Museums also deliver a number of other outreach sessions. To find out more contact the Museum Learning Team by calling 0116 3053424 or email: museum.learningteam@leics.gov.uk 




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