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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 info

Suitable for: KS3

Age Groups: 11-14

Subjects: Anthropology, Citizenship, Geography, History

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

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: £75 plus VAT for non-fee paying schools, and a higher rate for fee-paying schools

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Group Size: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up-to-date. However, please contact us directly if you need any further information or have a particular question. Unless specified otherwise, all prices include VAT.

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