Power and Politics
Site: Kirkstall Abbey
This workshop is led by museums staff.
Pupils will use different sources of information including the abbey buildings, artefacts, pictures and documentary evidence. Pupils should appreciate why people chose to become monks and the rules that governed their daily lives. This workshop also looks at why people may have become disaffected with the church using examples from Kirkstall and asks if the complaints were fair.
This workshop can be differentiated for different ability levels, information will be presented in a variety of formats and an opportunities will be given for pupils to discuss and dispute.
For more information, contact the Learning & Access Officer on 0113 2305492.
History: How did the medieval church affect people’s lives?
Cost: £55 per class
Maximum numbers: Class of 30