World Day for Cultural Diversity

21st May

Explore and understand cultures from around the world

Workshops

World Day for Cultural Diversity

21st May

Indigenous Australia in VR

Virtual Reality transports you to places you cannot easily visit. With this fascinating workshop, your class will be part of a dance and didgeridoo performance, complete a bush tucker experience and throw a boomerang.  Australia’s indigenous culture is one of the oldest surviving...

African Mask Making & Dance

Children learn about Western African art and discover that most African masks are thought to portray the faces of spirits and gods. Many African societies have no extensive written culture so masked dances serve to teach people right from wrong. When a dancer wears a Dan mask he becomes the...

African Drumming

This drumming workshop is suitable for all ages as a great introduction to rhythm and basic percussion techniques. We provide djembes and percussion instruments for every child to join in. The children play traditional instruments and sing songs from West Africa. The workshop is...

Chinese Dragon Dance

2024 is the Year of the Dragon. Dragon dances are performed to scare away evil spirits. The dragon symbolises good luck, long life and wisdom.  Our professional dancer brings a traditional Chinese dragon, parasols and fans for the whole class to create an...

Diya Painting

This workshop is the perfect way to celebrate Diwali or can be enjoyed as a learning experience for classes studying Indian culture.  Diwali is a Hindu festival, also known as the Festival of Lights. Synonymous to the festival are diya oil lamps, usually made from clay. The lighting of...

Maypole Dance

Children learn to work together to form simple patterns through movement and dance, progressing to more complex weaves, before working out how reverse their dance to unwind the ribbons. With traditional folk music and dances including The Gypsies' Tent and The Grand Chain. Our...

Irish Dance

Our céili brings the enthusiasm for Irish dance, music and story-telling into your school. Children are encouraged to wear green to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland.  Our professional dancer leads each class in Irish step-dancing to lively tempos. The day culminates in a...

Chinese Plate Painting

Our Chinese plate painting workshop is an engaging way for your pupils to learn about Chinese culture while covering many areas of the Art curriculum. Each child creates their own unique design and takes home their masterpiece. Our experienced facilitators supervise the children...

Egyptian Cartouche Painting

This workshop is a unique way to study Ancient Egypt.  In Ancient Egypt, Kings and royalty encircled their name, written in hieroglyphics, with a design called a cartouche. These cartouche were meant to protect against evil spirits both in this life and the...

Indian Dance

Children build on their natural enthusiasm for movement and develop skills of coordination and teamwork. Our professional dancers get the whole class moving to the beat. The Kathak style is graceful and is treasured for its intricacy, elegance and charm. One of the oldest forms...

Olympic Nations Dance Workshop

This energetic dance workshop is a celebration of the nations taking part in the Olympics. The workshop involves diverse traditional dances representing the rich heritage of the participating countries. Our professional dancers teach key moves, the cultural significance and historical context of...

Ancient Egypt in VR

Zoom back 5,000 years to the time of the Pharaohs to learn about one of the world's oldest cultures. Explore pyramids and tombs, decipher hieroglyphics and hieratics, then learn about inventions such as toothpaste. See how skilled embalmers mummified their dead so they could journey...

Ancient China in VR

Zoom back to the world of ancient China in Virtual Reality. Understand the influence the great thinkers and scientists had on the world. Travel along the Great Wall, to learn about the Silk Road. Wonder at the Terracotta Army, built to serve in the afterlife. Visit a shadow puppet theatre to...

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