Primary School Workshop Session




Explore the music and instruments played in the Tudor period - whether by sailors at sea, families at home, or kings and queens at the royal court. Includes a chance to play early musical instruments from the handling collection. 

Essential information
Key stage: 2 (can be adapted for older groups)
Maximum group size: 15
Duration: 1 hour per group of 15
Can be run for 2 groups of 15 combined with Tudor sessions on social history or Tudor navigation at other museums. Please enquire. Available: Monday or Tuesday mornings (please enquire about other availability)
Venue: Bate Collection, Faculty of Music, St Aldate’s, Oxford OX1 1DB
Cost*: £60 per group of up to 15 pupils; £100 for up to 30 pupils in two groups of 15 (two one hour sessions in succession)

*Full bursaries are available for maintained schools with pupils eligible for Pupil Premium or Ever 6 FSM.

To book: email
This session can also be adapted to older age groups.


All workshops and group visits must be booked in advance. Please give as much information as possible about group size, ages, preferred dates or times when contacting us. Sessions can be adapted to your needs, curriculum and to other age groups. For more information about our education programme, please contact:


pri tudor 2 viol ffd2020 credit jasper minton