The Sessions

Session 1

Journey of the Documents

Become ‘Document Detectives’ and discover clues about a very important event that happened in Norwich a long time ago.

Session 2

Preparing for a Pageant

In Preparing for a Pageant, students will learn the story of how the citizens of Norwich prepared for a royal visit.

Session 3

Putting on a Pageant

In Putting on a Pageant, students will learn the story of the Norwich textile worker’s pageant performance for Queen Elizabeth I as she entered the city in 1578.

Session 4

Titania and Oberon

Learn the story of Thomas Churchyard’s Fairy Farewell show and a story called ‘Titania and Oberon’ based on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Session 5

Titania and Oberon Oceania

In this session we learn how to innovate the story of Titania and Oberon. Can we set the story in the ocean?

Session 6

Invention

Tips to help the students start to invent their own stories influenced by the techniques they have learnt during the POP 1578 Programme.

Session 7

Celebration Time!

Can we work together to create an exhibition and performances to show our school and Queen Elizabeth I?

Explore More 1

The Gift-Giving Masque

Parent/Carers are invited to join this session to learn about the rituals of Elizabethan gift giving and the elaborate Masque performed on the last night of the Queen’s visit to Norwich.

Explore More 2

Queen Elizabeth I meets Batman!

Parent/Carers are invited to join this session to learn about how to innovate the story of Queen Elizabeth I visit to Norwich when she meets a very unexpected character! We learn how to use paper and digital animation techiniques.

Explore More 3

Presenting a Portrait

Parent/Carers are invited to join this session to learn about the importance of portraiture in the Elizabethan period and create a representational portrait of their own.

Documents

Transcripts

A collection of downloadable historic extracts and resources which inspired the creation of POP 1578.

Information

Proposed Timetable

A timetable which suggests when to start the POP 1578 Programme and weekly scheduling.

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