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Exhibitions, Tents and Artefacts

It is not only teaching resources that can help to give a 'global context' to the learning at your school. HEC has a number of packs, exhibitions and artefacts  available for loan.


Local Legends - exhibitions available for use by Tower Hamlets Schools from Schools Library Service:

Maria Dickin and the Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals of the Poor.
Clara Grant, the Bundle Women of Bow, and the story of the Fern St. Settlement.
Pheobe Hessel, the Amazon of Stepney.
Levina Teerlinc, Gentlewoman of the Queen.
Sylvia Pankhurst, the Suffragettes, and Votes for Women.
Hannah Billig, the Angel of Stepney.
These exhibitions were developed by young people in Tower Hamlets with Rosemary Taylor and Doreen Kendall of East London History Society and Maggie Hewitt of Oxford House for Women’s History Week.Contact the Tower Hamlets Schools Library Service on 020 7364 6428

StoryTents, Bengal Box, Waste Tepee

StoryTents are an oracy and global learning resource for nursery and primary classrooms, designed and decorated by pupils from schools in Tower Hamlets.
Click here to read more.


Bengal Box - a secondary resource 'in a box' emphasising the link between Bengal, the British Empire and Tower Hamlets.

Story tents - Primary resources around story, 'in a tent', emphasising the tent as a 'home for people on the move'.

Please contact us for further details.