Project Description

The Elizabethans – Queen Elizabeth I and The Golden Age of Discovery.

Meet Margaret Russell, a maid of honour in the court of Queen Elizabeth I. Begin to explore this phenomenal Queen’s reign and the legacy of the Golden Age of Exploration.

During the workshop, the children will:

  • Create tableaus  of events from the period
  • Discover how Elizabethan society and its hierarchical system was organised
  • Meet significant figures, including Sir Walter Raleigh, an important name within ‘The Golden Age of Exploration’
  • Create a timeline placing The Elizabethans in historical context, linking them to the modern day and our current Queen, Elizabeth II
  • Learn a traditional Elizabethan circle dance
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