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SOLD OUT: Antarctic Explorers Home Educators Workshop

Thursday 6th May 10.30am- 12.30pm

What is it like to be an Antarctic explorer? Telling the story of Captain Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1912, this session focusses on the equipment, clothing and rations used on Scott’s expedition and compares it to that of modern-day Antarctic explorers.

Please note: the story told includes the death of Scott and his four companions as well as brief references to the deaths of the ponies used on the expedition. This will be explained sensitively and in an age-appropriate way, if you have any questions beforehand please contact us at

Suitable for 5–11-year-olds


1 adult 1 child £20

Additional child £10.00

Additional adult £10.00

Covid 19:

We can accommodate 3 families for each session. Please ensure you and your children maintain social distance from our staff and from other families attending. You will need to wear a mask inside the museum and at all times except when seated at the Field Studies Centre. Children do not need to wear a face covering. Museum staff will wear visors or masks in all indoor spaces. If you are in a ‘bubble’ with another family attending, please email to let us know so we can arrange resources accordingly:

    Gilbert White’s Field Studies Centre

    Gilbert White’s Field Studies Centre is the Education Department of Gilbert White’s House and The Oates Collection. Our mission is to inspire journeys of discovery in the natural world for all ages and abilities and throughout the seasons.

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