School spotlight talk
Presentation: People of Benin

Clore Centre for Education
Tickets £1

Phone +44 (0)20 7323 8181
Ticket Desk in Great Court

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For Key Stage 2 students

In this engaging presentation, your students find out about about the lives of the Edo people of the Kingdom of Benin. They explore images of the Oba, his staff and the first European visitors, and discover evidence of the local environment, the palace and international trade. Depending on group size, your students may be joined by students from other schools.

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Maximum group size: 120

Session lasts 45 minutes

Curriculum links: History and Cross-curricular

Age: Key Stage 2

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Cast bronze head of a young woman, probably Queen Idia, Benin, Nigeria, 16th century.


Session dates

June 2016

  • Thursday 16 June 10.30 & 12.00

September 2016

  • Thursday 15 September 10.30 & 12.00

October 2016

  • Thursday 20 October 10.30 & 12.00

November 2016

  • Thursday 17 November 10.30 & 12.00

January 2017

  • Thursday 19 January 10.30 & 12.00

March 2017

  • Thursday 2 March 10.30 & 12.00

May 2017

  • Thursday 25 May 10.30 & 12.00

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