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Activities – Brading Roman Villa

Activities to support your visit to Brading Roman Villa

There are lots of resources available to support your visit to Brading Roman Villa. These include videos and activity sheets with lots of fun and creative ideas to extend learning opportunities either before or after a visit.

Video Tour

Introduction to Brading Roman Villa

A video introduction to Brading Roman Villa with Education Officer Spencer Brown (6mins).

Activity Sheets

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Top Treasure Activities

Discover some of the Island’s top historical treasures which are in the care of our museums with these activities.

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Storytelling Activities

Commissioned from local storyteller Sue Bailey, this activity sheet is packed with creative ideas to inspire activities in the classroom, at our museums and beyond. The activities have been designed to support Arts Award Explore but can readily be adapted for other levels or used to inspire fun activities undertaken without formal Arts Award assessment.

Drawing Activities

Designed by local artist Adam Gaterell, this drawing activity sheet is packed with ideas to inspire your students during a visit to Brading Roman Villa.

Arts Award Activities

Developed by the Museums and Schools partnership to support Arts Award Explore, these activity sheets include lots of creative activity ideas anyone can use.

Artist-Led Activity Video

Mosaic Making Video

Artist Hannah George demonstrates how to make a paper mosaic. Find out more about the art of mosaics and how they were used in Roman times.

Download the accompanying instructions.

The Brading Roman Villa Biosphere

Brading Roman Villa sits within an natural and historical biosphere. Discover more in this video created by students at The Bay school and filmmaker Bruce Webb as part of the Creative Biosphere project.

The Isle of Wight is a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve – find out more.