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

In this two-day workshop, children are introduced to the rich traditions of African art, where masks often represent the faces of spirits and gods. This workshop provides an excellent way for students to explore art and dance, combining creativity with cultural education. In many...

African Drumming

Experience the vibrant rhythms of Africa with our engaging African drumming workshop, perfect for all ages! Dive into the basics of rhythm and percussion using traditional djembes and other authentic instruments. Each child gets to participate hands-on, playing traditional West African instruments...

Chinese Dragon Dance

Step into the vibrant traditions of Chinese culture with our exhilarating Chinese Dragon Dance workshop, designed for primary schools. As we celebrate the Year of the Dragon, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to delve into the rich cultural heritage of China. The Dragon Dance is...

Chinese Plate Painting

Our Chinese Plate Painting workshop offers an engaging and educational experience, allowing pupils to delve into Chinese culture while covering many areas of the Art curriculum. Each child will have the opportunity to create their own unique design on a plate, resulting in a personal masterpiece to...

Diya Painting

Our Diya Painting workshop is a delightful and educational way for children to celebrate Diwali or to learn about Indian culture. Each child gets to design, paint and take home their own beautifully decorated Diya oil lamp, creating a lasting memory of the Festival of...

Egyptian Cartouche Painting

This school art 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

Our Indian Dance workshop offers a dynamic range of styles, from the graceful classical dances to the energetic moves of Bollywood. Children channel their natural enthusiasm for movement while developing coordination and teamwork skills. Led by our professional dancer, the whole class move to...

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 school Irish dance workshop 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...

Olympic Nations Dance

This energetic dance school 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...

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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