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

October 2017

  • Thursday 5 October 10.30 & 12.00

November 2017

  • Friday 10 November 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 30 November 10.30 & 12.00

January 2018

  • Monday 22 January 10.30 & 12.00

February 2018

  • Monday 19 February 10.30 & 12.00

April 2018

  • Thursday 26 April 10.30 & 12.00

May 2018

  • Friday 4 May 10.30 & 12.00

June 2018

  • Monday 18 June 10.30 & 12.00

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