School spotlight talk
Presentation: People of Benin

Clore Centre for Education
Tickets £1.50
Tickets £1.50 per student, accompanying adults free of charge

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

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For KS2

Curriculum links: History

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.

Maximum group size: 120

Session lasts 45 minutes

Cancellation and no-show charges apply. See full terms and conditions

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 2019

  • Monday 17 June 10.30 & 12.00

September 2019

  • Monday 30 September 10.30 & 12.00

October 2019

  • Monday 14 October 10.30 & 12.00

November 2019

  • Friday 8 November 10.30 & 12.00
  • Friday 29 November 10.30 & 12.00

January 2020

  • Monday 20 January 10.30 & 12.00

February 2020

  • Thursday 6 February 10.30 & 12.00

March 2020

  • Monday 9 March 10.30 & 12.00

April 2020

  • Thursday 30 April 10.30 & 12.00

May 2020

  • Thursday 14 May 10.30 & 12.00

June 2020

  • Monday 15 June 10.30 & 12.00

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