School workshops are  run by Petra Nelson and Lucy Bear, freelance  Education Officers who are working closely with Horsham Museum to tell, explain and explore fascinating stories. The workshops offer talks and handling sessions with a selection of high historical value items enabling greater interaction between the objects and students .

Download the Workshop leaflet for more information.

A visit from the education officer will bring history to life, capturing the children's imagination.

Workshops can be cross-curricular and range from those designed for early years/reception through to Key Stage 2.

Workshops can be held either at your own premises or, if you wish to increase the benefit to your students, at the Museum when a walking tour of the museum can be included.

The talks and workshops are offered either by the hour or as a whole or half day visit.

Talks can be tailored to meet an individual school's requirements however common themes include:

  • Stone Age to Iron Age - Be an Archaeologist
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Romans in Britain
  • Fire of London
  • Victorian Washday /Houses and Homes
  • Victorian School
  • Life in the Workhouse
  • Holidays in the 1950s/The Seaside
  • Toys
  • World War 1
  • World War 2

To find out more or to book a session please contact: Petra Nelson on 07954 371 093 email