Wollaton Hall façade currently has scaffolding in place as part of programme works.

Anglo Saxons


Come and learn about…

Saxon Life: Invasions, settlements and kingdoms

Archaeology: Investigating real and replica artefacts including bones, jewellery, coins, pottery, bone utensils and armour

In this session:

  • Learn why the Saxons came to Britain
  • Understand the derivation of Saxon names
  • Two time-travelling children discuss clothes worn at the time
  • Decipher runes and map-out where in Britain they lived
  • Handle and draw artefacts
  • Discover what we can learn about the people from the objects
  • Create a brooch to take home

Duration: 1.5 hours | 10.30am–12pm or 1pm–2.30pm

Cost per session: £180

Arts Award

This session can be used towards:

Discover Explore  Bronze
Part A, Discover Part A, Inspire or Part B, Create Part A, Participating in the arts


Contact Us By Email – schools.programmes@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Contact Us By Phone – 0115 876 1420

To help with navigation :

Location: Wollaton Hall & Deer Park
Stage: KS2
Theme: History
Subjects: History, Archaeology

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