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EYFS and KS1 World Cultures Workshops

Our programme of workshops based on the Oriental Museum’s collections are perfect for discovering more about World Cultures.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

This workshop based in our Chinese gallery includes a costumed re-telling of the story behind the Chinese Zodiac, making of animal masks and dragon banners or snappers, dragon dancing, making shadow puppets, and hearing about the defeat of Nian.

Half or full day (depending on age group)
Oriental Museum or outreach


Marvels of China

In this hands-on, art-based workshop children will explore the culture of China, focusing on symbolism, the importance of dragons, the story behind the Chinese Zodiac and aspects of life in Imperial China. Pupils can also work in teams to create their own mini terracotta warrior!

Full day Oriental Museum

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