Downloadable Information

Click on the links below for more detailed information on the workshops included in this year’s Educational Activities brochure:-

Roman Workshop

Roman Workshop

Meet a Roman Legionary soldier & see first-hand the equipment used >

Age of the Princes Workshop

Age of the Princes Workshop

What was daily life like at this medieval stronghold during the Age of the Princes >

Castles & Courts Workshop

Castles & Courts Workshop

Meet our costumed knight to learn how castles were built & the people who lived in them >

Medieval Medicine Workshop

Medieval Medicine Workshop

Find out about the blood-curdling techniques of medieval medicine from the Barber Surgeon >

Tudor Music and Dance

Tudor Music and Dance

A two-part workshop looking at music and entertainment in Tudor times >

An Audience with Queen Victoria

An Audience with Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria returns to grant an audience to schools >

Victorian Christmas Tour & Workshop

Victorian Christmas Tour & Workshop

A tour of the Castle, beautifully decorated for Christmas, is followed by a workshop >

Victorian Servants Workshop

Victorian Servants Workshop

Dressed in costume, children will have the opportunity to carry out various tasks >

Life on the Home Front Workshop

Life on the Home Front Workshop

Learn about rationing, life as an evacuee & meet an ARP warden to find out more about life on >

Knights, Damsels and Dragons Workshop

Knights, Damsels and Dragons Workshop

Let the imagination run riot in this storytelling workshop >

Fairy Tales Workshop

Fairytales Workshop

Following a tour of the Castle and a visit to the Nursery, children will create their own version >

Welsh Legends Workshop

Welsh Legends Workshop

Many references are made in the splendid decoration to famous Welsh Legends >

Catapults & Caltrops

Catapults & Caltrops

A workshop about the science of castle attack and defence in the middle ages >

Dragon Tales

Dragon Tales

This is a play-based workshop which gives pupils the opportunity to engage their imagination >

Meet the Knight

Meet the Knight

This workshop gives pupils the opportunity to learn about castles, knights, armour and weapons >

Standard Norman / Medieval Session

Standard Norman / Medieval Session

These sessions will be adapted to the age and needs of the children in the class >

Standard Roman Session

Standard Roman Session

This session in the Education Centre will look at the arrival of the Romans in Cardiff >

Standard Educational Visit

Standard Educational Visit (Without Education Centre)

Your visit will cover all areas of the Grounds of Cardiff Castle  >

Standard Victorian Sessions

Standard Victorian Sessions

These sessions will be adapted to the age and needs of the children in the class >

Team Building

Team Building

A series of team building activities with a medieval theme >

Warrior School

Warrior School

An opportunity for pupils to learn basic medieval sword skills >