Victorian - Wilts and Berks Canal - Workshop Session

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KS2,3 History

Available in school or at the History Centre this session uses original sources to study this important transport link through the north of the county. Pupils will consider the construction and use of the canal using:

  • maps
  • court records
  • historic photographs
  • census returns
  • accounts


Visits to the History Centre

Workshop sessions at the History Centre will use some original material from the archive. All visits to the History Centre include a tour of the strongroom and use of our public facilities; lockers, toilets, vending machines, area for eating lunch. There is full disabled access and a disabled toilet.

This session is available Monday-Friday
Sessions Morning 9.30am - 12noon
Afternoon 12.30pm - 3.00pm

Charge £3.00 per pupil +VAT
Maximum number 30 Tues-Fri
60 on Mondays

Visits to your school

Sessions at school will be delivered using replica material.
Charge £3.25 per pupil+VAT
Travel costs £17.50