Discover more about the Anglo-Saxons in the local area, with plenty of chances to handle objects and maybe a little dressing up.  Write some Anglo Saxon runes, learn about daily life at the time, and imagine how the people of Ely reacted to Hereward the Wake.

Age range:

KS1, KS2

Main curriculum focus:

Also elements of: English (describing settings, characters and atmosphere), RE, Maths

Full/Half Day?:

KS1-half day, KS2-half or full day


£3.50 for a half day, £5.00 for a full day


9.30am arrival and introduction, Anglo Saxon timeline
10am session one
10.45am session two
11.30am Time to explore the galleries
12noon departure/lunch break
12.30pm session three
1.15pm session four
2pm departure