Learning Sessions

Brighton Museum

Life and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt 1 hour, onsite, KS2

 What did the ancient Egyptians believe about the afterlife? Why did the Egyptians mummify their dead and who was mummified? This session uses costumes and props to explore the Ancient Egyptians, their beliefs in the afterlife and the mummification process.

A Hindu Wedding 1 hour, onsite, all KS

There are only three days before Shilpa and Pinakin's wedding and there is still lots to do! Learn how to set up a shrine to pray to Ganesh, the God of beginnings, dance a traditional garba dance and dress up in Indian clothing in this hands on session exploring the rituals associated with a Hindu Wedding. Developed in collaboration with the Hindu Women's Group, Brighton & Hove.

A Party in Nigeria 1 hour, onsite, all KS

Come on a whistle stop journey to Nigeria to take part in a birthday party to learn about food, dress and music. Explore issues of migration and identity.


The Royal Pavilion


Leisure and Tourism Tour of the Royal Pavilion 1.5 hours, onsite, KS3+

This tour focuses on how the Royal Pavilion became and remains one of the country’s major tourist attractions. Learn all about the history of the Royal Pavilion, and the work that goes on behind the scenes to attract and welcome our visitors.

The Royal Pavilion and India 1 hour, onsite, KS2&3

What links India and a lavish Brighton seaside retreat for a King? This tour takes you on a journey around the Royal Pavilion's architecture to find the answers. Learn about the Indian buildings that inspired its unique structure, and its use as a hospital for Indian soldiers during World War I.


Old Police Cells Museum

Brighton and Policing 1.5 hours, onsite, KS2&3

Find out how policing began in the UK and how it changed as the town grew from 1832, in the former police station.


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