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Hands on History activities

Director Eric

Bring your family history alive by interviewing relatives or putting on a screening. Try our activities.

Reel History Experience

Child using vintage film camera

Come and get hands-on with archive films and equipment, at four live Reel History events.

Reel History of Britain

Melvyn Bragg

Through archive film Melvyn Bragg brings alive a social history of 20th Century Britain.

Order activity packs

Popcorn and cinema ticket

If you work with groups of children and adults order our history activity group packs.

BBC Schools: History

Illustrations of Roman sandals and helmet

Find activities and curriculum links for KS2 on Primary History.

A Day in the Life... Evacuee

Eric as an evacuee

Join 10-year-old Eric as he is evacuated to the country during WWII. Watch the animation

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