Workshops

We offer a wide range of workshops at The National Archives in Kew in our purpose-built classroom, giving groups an exciting opportunity to work directly with real documents.

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British Union of Fascists

How strong was support for British Fascist Party in the 1930s?
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Cholera: kill or cure

How did the government respond to the spread of the disease in the 1830s?
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Cold War

How did relations between the wartime allies turn frosty?
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Dissolution of the monasteries

Did Henry VIII change the face of England with the stroke of a pen?
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Domesday Book – the day of judgement

Would you like to take part in our Domesday drama?
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Elizabeth I in her own words

What insights do Elizabeth I's speeches and letters provide?
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Four days’ hard labour

What was life like for a Victorian child criminal?
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Henry VIII: image of a king

Was appearance everything for a ruler in the 16th century?
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Independent research

Do you need help with your independent research?
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Mapping the City

How and why does an area change over time?
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Poor Victorian children

What was life like for poor children in the 1840s?
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Propaganda and the art of war

How did the British government encourage people to support the war?
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Russian Revolution observed

How did the British government react to events at the time?
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The English Civil War

Why did England become a republic in 1649?
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This Evil Trade: Olaudah Equiano and abolition

Can you find evidence that will support Equiano's argument for abolition?
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Treasures from the past: the Victorians (SEN)

What can we discover about a person from the past?
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Tudor rebellions

How seriously did they challenge the authority of the crown?
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Tudor revels

Can you work with original documents and perform a masque fit for a king?