A Day in the Life of a 10-year-old in Norman Britain. Watch more video
Take a step back in time and re-create life in Norman Britain with our resources. From cooking up a medieval feasts to creating your own Bayeaux Tapestry, we have all you need to get started. You can even bring the Battle of Hastings to life with your friends!
All you need to host a medieval feast with family or friends, including decorating your room and recipes for kids.
Build a model Motte and Bailey castle and make your own shield. Then defend your castle from attack!
Have a go at stitching your own tapestry and tell stories from today with paintings, photos or film.
So you're in a Norman church... but how do you know it's Norman? Download the 'I Spy' guide and find out what to look out for.
So you're in a Norman castle... but how do you know it's Norman? Download the 'I Spy' guide and find out what to look out for.
Run a Battle of Hastings game with groups (7-11 year olds). Ideal for having some Norman fun in the sun! If you would like a Welsh translation, please email us.
Great fiction and non-fiction titles for adults and kids to get you started with the Normans.
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You can explore Norman Britain by downloading these specially prepared trails around the country. Find a walk near you in Berkshire, Essex, Gloucester, Jersey, Kent, Lewes Castle and Priory, Castle Acre in Norfolk and Wiltshire.
Hands on History resources for teachers working with 7-11 year olds.
Fun worksheets to get you thinking like an ancient Briton.
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