Learning Sessions

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Costume 1 hour, onsite or outreach

Find out what people wore in the past, from Victorian times to the1960s. KS1&2

Explore how changing roles of women have been reflected in fashion. KS3+

Fashion Cities Africa Gallery Detectives, 1 hour, onsite, all KS

(available from 30 April 2016 to 8 January 2017)

Travel around 4 cities in Africa and unravel stories of self expression and identity. Explore fashion, colour, fabric, music and communication in Casablanca, Lagos, Nairobi and Johannesburg. The first major UK exhibition dedicated to contemporary African fashion.


The Keep

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Brighton Toy & Model Museum

Life in Britain since the 1930s KS2

Key Stage 1 and 2 students investigate the nature of play and toys from the 1930s to the present day by drawing on both artefacts and oral history. Sessions can be tailored for individual groups, and entertaining puppet shows can be arranged to further enhance the learning experience.


Brighton Housing Trust - St Stephen's Hall

Modern Homelessness in Brighton and Hove, up to 1.5 hours, outreach, upper KS2

Ever wondered about the realities of being street homeless? Students use oral history clips, film, discussion and role-play to investigate common myths and misconceptions about what it is like to experience homelessness

The Hidden History of St Stephen’s Hall, up to 1.5 hours, outreach, upper KS2

From fashionable ballroom in 1766, to King George IV’s chapel in 1822, to day centre in the modern day; students draw from maps, prints and newspaper articles to investigate the fascinating hidden history of St Stephen’s Hall

For more info call 03000 290 903