Create a Castle!

Hear the story of the Flight of the Earls and the Plantation of Ulster, discover why a castle is built on a hill by examining Hill of The O’Neill – then, with the assistance of an artist, create a castle from recycled materials!

Pupils will:

  • Begin to understand historical facts relating to the Flight of the Earls and Plantation of Ulster
  • Learn about historical figures featured in the permanent exhibition
  • In groups, construct castles from recycled materials.

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When does the course start?

This course takes place during a two-week period in March, and there is one 2½ hour session each day beginning at 10.00am. This programme is suitable for KS1 (P3/4) pupils.

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