As Good as Gold? Exhibition workshops for KS4 and KS5

Mondays and Thursdays FREE
A golden letter B in the Psalter of Queen Melisende
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Gold has long held the power to ignite feelings of awe and wonder across cultures. Join us for close encounters with some of the Library’s most beautiful treasures in our latest exhibition Gold.

This activity-packed session will explore the exhibition and showcase how gold has been used to show power, status, religious significance and beauty. Learners will uncover some of the special techniques used for working with this precious metal. Discursive activities will help learners build critical thinking and visual literacy before they respond creatively, making their own gold-themed book. 


Available Mondays and Thursdays on the following dates:

July 4, 7, 11, 14
September 19, 22, 26, 29


Also available

Twilight private views for local schools: 7 July and 22 September. Book online or email for further details



Exhibition supported by:

Bullion Vault logo



Age group: Years 10 -13
When: Mondays and Thursdays
Length: 120 minutes
Group size: Minimum - 10 learners; maximum - 30 learners
Key skills: Art and design; Technology; Religious Education; History; cross-curricular
Price: Admission: Free entry
Where: British Library St Pancras
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