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Learn the Past - Influence the Present - Change the Future

We run a series of workshops that explore Africa's history, people and places in an engaging way. 

These are available for schools and corporate settings. 

School workshops are:

  • tailored to your curriculum

  • delivered at an appropriate level for each key stage

  • packed with stories, activities and quizzes

  • designed to give insight into Africa's history, important people and geography

Corporate workshops are:

  • focused on a topic or era of African history

  • opportunities for discussion and insight

  • concise yet interesting

Enquire about any of the workshops below or get in touch to discuss a bespoke topic which complements your interests or curriculum.




Early Years Foundation Stage (Reception):

  • Explore Cote d'Ivoire - learn how the country got its name, how chocolate is made and enjoy a story by Lupita N'yongo which celebrates the differences in the colours of our skin.

  • Explore Kenya - find out about the geography and animals of Kenya. Discover how Wangari Maathai changed Africa by planting millions of trees.

Key Stage 1 (Years 1 &2):

  • Explore Tanzania - find out which animals make the 'Big 5', the tallest mountain in Africa and discover the rich history of Zanzibar.

  • Explore the Nok - learn about the mysterious stone-age sculptures of the Nok, the Hausa city-states and the warrior queen Amina.

Key Stage 2 (Years 3-6):

  • Explore Ancient Egypt - learn about the very first ruler of a united Egypt and discover the pharaohs of the 18th dynasty like Akhenaten, Tutankhamun and Hatshepsut.

  • Explore Mali - find out about the empire of Mali, the richest man who ever lived and the Dogon tribe who know the secrets of the stars.

  • Explore the Swahili Coast - discover the people of the coast who traded with the heart of Africa and as far away as China!


  • Black and British - discover the waves of migration of black people to the British Isles through the ages.

  • Round Africa in 20 Facts - journey round Africa and learn 20 facts which shaped the continent's history

  • The West African Empires - find out about the empires of Ghana, Mali and Songhai and discover what made them great and the legacy they left behind.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the second best time is now


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Deansfield School

The depth of your knowledge and how you communicated this to the children in an engaging way was brilliant, thank you!

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Wingfield School

What a fantastic, engaging and important opportunity to learn about Africa.

The workshop was lovely, and the children thoroughly enjoyed it. 

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Deansfield School

They really enjoyed all parts of the workshop - they very much enjoyed learning about the history and then taking it to the present and learnng about an inspirational person was very motivational for them

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