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.
For more information on our programmes please visit www.thekeep.info.
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