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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Cold War

What was the British government anxious about during the Cold War?
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Crisis in the reign of Mary I

How far can Mary I’s reign be considered a time of crisis?
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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 can learn about Elizabeth’s style of ruling?
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Enquiring into Elizabeth

What were the issues faced by England’s most famous Tudor Queen?
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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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Propaganda and the art of war

How did the British government encourage people to support the war?
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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?