Local History: Lord Admiral Nelson’s Lying-in-State

Key stage 1 and 2

Discover how Lord Admiral Nelson’s body was brought to Greenwich and about his lying-in-state in the Painted Hall.
Free

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In this session children will learn how Lord Admiral Nelson’s body was brought to Greenwich and lay-in-state for three days in the Painted Hall.

For KS1 children will then make a Pensioners hat to decorate.

For KS2 children will use contemporary newspaper articles and paintings as inspiration, to produce their own newspaper article on this historic event.

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