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Fulham Palace House and Garden

Bishop's Ave, London, . England

For 1,300 years, from AD 704 until 1973, Fulham Palace was home to the Bishop of London; one of the most powerful people in England. The Tudor and Georgian house sits within 13 acres of botanic gardens and Archaeology proves that the Palace site has been continually occupied for over 10,000 years. It has been home to neolithic tribes, Vikings, Saxons and Romans.

With Victorian costumes, Roman object handling, scientific discovery of materials and plants and much more — Fulham Palace offers your class a powerful learning experience in one of Britain’s most important historic sites. They offer a variety of hands-on sessions for Early Years, KS1 and KS2, all with links to the Early Years Framework and National Curriculum.

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Educational Sessions

Educational Sessions

Fulham Palace offers a variety of facilitated sessions for all ages.

EYFS:

  • Toys, insects, water, colour and more…
  • Maisy goes to the museum storytelling bag
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar storytelling bag;

KS1:

  • History: Tudors curing Catherine
  • History: The Victorians at Fulham Palace
  • Science and history: Plants
  • Science and history: Toys and their materials

KS2:

  • History: Stone Age at Fulham Palace
  • History: The Fulham Roman villa
  • History: Fulham Vikings and Anglo-Saxons
  • History: Tudors curing Catherine
  • History: Victorians at Fulham Palace

Self-guided trails:

  • Beasts and bishops (EYFS and KS1)
  • Mice in the museum (EYFS and KS1)
  • Maths trail (KS1 and 2)
  • Literacy trail (KS2)
  • Palace architecture (KS2)
  • Palace archaeology (KS2)
  • Secret Palace (KS2)
  • Colonialism and transatlantic slavery (KS3+)
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Competition

Workshops

Choose from a variety of theatre and performance-based workshops that are delivered by professional actors and performers with knowledge across the curriculum. The workshops nurture and inspire artistry using interactive theatre, dance, music, and theatrical techniques.

Key Stages 1, 2, 3, and 4:

  • Dancing Decades
  • Storytelling

Key Stages 2 and 3:

  • Black in Time

Key Stages 2, 3, and 4:

  • What if
  • Into the Future
  • Hair it up

Duration:

  • Key stage 1: 45 – 60 minutes
  • Key stages 2, 3 and 4: 60 – 90 minutes
  • Workshops typically accommodate 30 children, with up to five classes per day.

Prices: 

  • £400 half day / £775 full day
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Venue Details

Contact

www.fulhampalace.org/

Address

Bishop's Ave, London
. England

Opening Hours

House and walled garden open 10.30-16.00; grounds open dawn til dusk