Bristol has a long, rich and diverse history. People have lived in the Greater Bristol area since prehistoric times. The origins of Bristol, date back at least 1000 years to an Anglo-Saxon settlement called Brycgstow.
Discover more about the history of the city, including nearby early settlers, the beginnings of a place called Brycgstow, the importance of the harbour, and the development of modern Bristol. The ideal introduction to a local history study.
- Investigate key time periods in Bristol’s history: prehistory, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval, Georgian and Victorian, 20th century Bristol
- Explore M Shed galleries and create a Bristol chronology
- Handle, compare and contrast real and replica objects from different time periods
- Develop historical skills and thinking
Suitable for: Year 5-7
Duration: 90 minutes
Group size: Up to 35 pupils – you can book more than one session
We have two sessions available from 10.15am
Planning on having a picnic as part of your visit? Free use of our lunch room is included in the cost of your session
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