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Explore the diversity of Africa in this exciting hands-on workshop. They can tailor this workshop – when booking, please let them know which African country or region you are studying.

Explore traditional artefacts from this vast continent. Discuss different beliefs, peoples, cultures and identities.

Handle, play, examine or draw traditional African objects, from masks to musical instruments, love tokens to textiles, and bead work to toys.

The objects used in this workshop can be specially selected to suit your topic. Talk to one of their Learning Officers about how they can tailor this workshop for your class.

Their fantastic World Gallery is the perfect place to support your students’ learning, and has a stunning display dedicated to African cultures and peoples. Students can also explore musical instruments from a range of African countries in the Horniman’s Music Gallery, and see a wide selection of African animals in the Natural History Gallery (all free to enter).

Key Information.

Suitable for: KS3

Ages: 11-14

Subjects: Citizenship, Geography, History, Anthropology

Topics: Africa, Animals, Black History, Costume Design, Human & Physical Geography, Music of Africa, Storytelling, Team Building, Materials

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: From £2.41 per student (£72.50 per session, excluding VAT)

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Students: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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About Horniman Museum and Gardens.

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The Horniman connects us all with global cultures and the natural environment, encouraging us to shape a positive future for the world we all share.

Learn about their world-class collections and discover information about world cultures, music, different species and the natural environment we all share.

There is more that unites us than divides us, and this can clearly be seen when looking at the 350,000 or so objects in the Horniman collections.

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