History: Monastic Trail

'I really enjoyed dressing up as a monk and I loved it when we sang in Latin. I tried hard to write neatly with my quill pen

'Brother' Stephen, Year 5 Monastic Trail

Dress as a novice monk and discover Gloucester's Benedictine heritage. Travel back in time and find out about the monastic life of study, work and prayer by exploring the cloisters with the 'Abbot'.

Activities include writing with quill pens, illumination and identifying and using herbs.

Timing: 2 hour session

Cost: £3.50 +VAT per pupil. Accompanying adults free

Gloucestershire Agreed Syllabus: KS2 2c (Where how and why do people worship?)

To make a booking or discuss the requirements of your group, please contact the Education Team.

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