RESOURCES DELIVERED BY EXPERTS
Past Futures is dedicated to revealing hidden history, in a bid to promote unity and connection across all groups of people.
Our resources can be used by anyone interested in researching the subjects of local history, ancient history and Black history further. Each exhibition we curate in-house, has an accompanying workshop and resource pack available for schools, colleges and universities to purchase. Choose from online workshops, in-person delivery and individual modules.
HAVE YOU HEARD OF?
CHILDREN'S HISTORY BOOK SERIES
We recently launched a historical book series for children titled 'Have You Heard of?' This fun and poetic picture book series introduces 3-7 year olds to world history, making the subject of history more accessible to young people.
Available to read worldwide in paperback and eBook from Amazon.
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DOGGERLAND: A CLIMATE CHANGE STORY
WORKSHOP & LECTURE RESOURCE
This exciting new lecture and workshop series comes following our 2021 exhibition DOGGERLAND: An Immersive Climate Change Experience. Workshop learners will explore three key stages in the history of Britain's climate change story including the rising sea levels off the East Anglian coast, the Storegga tsunami, the Milankovitch cycle plus modern-day comparisons in South Asia. This resource aims to equip learners with a broader understanding of how humans impact the environment and the implications of this, as well as looking at the influence of Earth's cyclical patterns. Delivered as an in-depth four hour workshop, or a one hour lecture.
SOUNDS OF CROYDON
WORKSHOP & LECTURE RESOURCE
This resource package is perfect for secondary school students learning about local history in London. Focusing on the history of musicians in Croydon from 1900 to the present day, resources cover the lives of musicians including Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Stormzy. Sounds of Croydon explores the origins and influence of Classical, Dub-Reggae and Grime music, offering an engaging and fresh approach to the subject. Delivered in-person or online, choose between an engaging delivery up to one hour in length, or spend a whole day learning with one of our heritage experts.
Our range of engaging lesson resources includes an introduction to the topic along with a timeline, a debate on local historical celebrities and a fun summary quiz. Perfect for PSHE, citizenship, history and music lessons. Schools have also used the workshop as part of a themed local history day. Most suitable for Key Stage 3 pupils, the workshop covers parts of the national curriculum and can be adapted to suit other age groups. Printed resources and video links also provided.
TOURS & TRIPS
We organise guided walking tours and trips for school groups, including international and language schools.
Download the GlobeTrott App for self-guided historical tours across London suburbs.
ROYAL LONDON TOUR
The Royal London guided group tour offers a captivating experience exploring the rich history of the British Royal family. Start your day watching the Changing of the Guard ceremony on Horse Guard Parade. Add on trip additions including visits to the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Churchill War Rooms, Buckingham Palace and Banqueting House.
CAMDEN CANAL CRUISE
Explore the bustling markets of Camden, learning about the eclectic local history of this vibrant London neighbourhood. With icons from Charles Dickens to Amy Winehouse, you will be accompanied by an informative guide as you explore Camden's past. Afterwards, hop on a boat tour as you travel down Regent's Canal and head to London Zoo.
GREENWICH MARITIME TOUR
Led by knowledgeable guides, this tour takes you on a journey to iconic landmarks across the Royal London Borough of Greenwich. Learn about its maritime heritage, stand on the Prime Meridian line and admire the stunning views of London from this UNESCO World Heritage Site. End your day with trip additions including visits to the Cutty Sark or Cable Car experience.