Age of Revolution Top Trumps – available FREE to schools

February 18, 2020 - Kate McNab

This unique, specially designed card game showcases the diverse history, people, and ideas of the Age of Revolution through 30 revolutionary historical figures. Schools can order up to six decks per classroom, free of charge, along with a poster and optional adhesive labels by completing this simple form. As well as playing the traditional game, […]

Age of Revolution Top Trumps: Classroom activities

February 18, 2020 - Kate McNab

These activities are suitable for students aged 9 – 16+. For use with our unique Age of Revolution Top Trumps. Order a FREE pack for your school here. Our unique set of Top Trumps features 30 radical and revolutionary figures from the Age of Revolution (1775 – 1848). Many have been selected to highlight people […]

Peterloo Imagine a World Redacted Version for schools

January 3, 2020 - Kate McNab

A complete version of the schools edition of the Peterloo graphic novel with fully redacted text is available here. See our guide to creating a historical graphic story here. PETERLOO Imagine a World is an edition created for schools and fully authorised for non-profit educational use, courtesy of the Age of Revolution project and New […]

What does revolution mean to me?

December 23, 2019 - Kate McNab

How our Age of Revolution animation competition for schools can enrich curriculum work in the classroom and develop students’ cultural capital The Age of Revolution national educational project has teamed up with historian, broadcaster and author Dan Snow to launch an animation competition for primary and secondary schools. Anna Husband, the project’s Content Producer and […]

Age of Revolution Learning Advocates

October 22, 2019 - Alison Groom

Are you based in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland? Do you have a track-record of working in Museum and Gallery education? The Age of Revolution project team is looking for three freelance Learning Advocates to support our work in their local area. You will help to engage schools in our activities and encourage the use […]

Waterloo Descendants Book addition offers link to American Industrial Revolution

August 27, 2019 - Richard Moss

A new upload to the Waterloo Descendants Book uncovers the story of a Waterloo veteran with a family link to the American Industrial Revolution Waterloo 200 launched the Waterloo Descendants Book with the online Book Company in 2015 to feature the untold stories of the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Waterloo. Descendants and […]

Animation competition news release

June 26, 2019 - Kate McNab

Age of Revolution launches national animation competition for schools The Age of Revolution national educational project has teamed up with historian, broadcaster and author Dan Snow to launch an animation competition for primary and secondary schools. Open to entries until February 14th 2020, the Age of Revolution invites schools to submit a short animation using […]

Enter our National Animation Competition for Schools

June 25, 2019 - Richard Moss

We have teamed up with Dan Snow to launch an animation competition for primary and secondary schools and colleges (up to age 18) and we welcome applications from across the UK. Age of Revolution’s National Animation Competition for Schools is open to entries until February 14th 2020 and we invite schools to submit a short […]

The competition judges

June 25, 2019 - Kate McNab

Judging Criteria Films will be judged on originality, creativity and approach.  You are encouraged to be as creative as you wish with tools and materials to include paper, photography, clay, digital apps and other tools. The most important thing is to have fun with it and show us your fantastic ideas. The Judging Panel will […]