Ancient Egyptians

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Bringing history lessons to life

We offer exciting, immersive and inspiring history workshops for schools, presented by a charismatic team of “performing historians” with a deep-rooted passion for their subject.

Hands-on, educational workshops

Drawing upon an unrivalled pool of talented historians, archaeologists and reenactors, we typically visit more than 1,700 UK schools a year to deliver hands-on, educational workshops that leave kids (and teachers) buzzing.

Why choose Portals to the Past?

We are not just “teachers that get dressed up”. Our multi-talented re-enactors are specialists in their field; true historians with a genuine passion for the past. The Portals team takes great delight in sharing their knowledge and their enjoyment of history with a whole new generation of history buffs.

As seen on film and TV...

Our Time Travellers are very much in demand for their depth of knowledge and enthusiasm for their subject. They regularly take part in historical re-enactments, and have appeared in many films, historical documentaries and on the BBC’s “Horrible Histories”.

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Why are Portals To The Past a great choice for bringing fun workshops into your school?

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Our Ancient Egyptian workshop...

This fun, absorbing and interactive workshop introduces children to the fascinating and enigmatic world of the ancient Egyptians.

Children participate in activities throughout the day as they learn about what happens following the death of a mighty Pharaoh, including tomb building, the mummification process, burial ceremonies and, finally, the crowning of the new Pharaoh.

Also includes:

Doing basic maths the Egyptian way, and learning how to measure in cubits
Discover fascinating facts during an Egyptian-themed quiz
Hounds and Jackals – an easy Egyptian board game
Egyptian artefacts and way of life

What size groups do you cater for?

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Portals history workshops are designed to cater for up to 100 children, all day, working around your timetable.




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