delve into history

Anglo-Saxons

Explore the Saxon world by looking at costume. Handle artefacts and have a go at solving a Saxon riddle. Have fun deciding which trial by ordeal to give you classmate!

The workshop will focus on

  • How looking at costume can teach us about what Saxons used to make and dye clothes
  • Saxons punishment systems
  • Why people built houses near to rivers and woods, and how Saxons obtained food sources
  • Saxons riddles