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Discover the story of the cinnamon birds in this playful story session.
Join us for outrageous tales from spice traders in this sensory story session. Explore the Warehouse of the World gallery afterwards to build on the story.
Precious spices like cinnamon and nutmeg were carried over land and sea to medieval London, where they fetched high prices for cooking and medicine.
You'll hear tall tales from Eastern spice traders, who told stories about the origins of these exotic commodities to keep their sources secret and profits high...
Free (but cancellation charges apply)
35, 3 groups per day
40 minute session plus 30 minute self-directed gallery visit
Please be aware that, except where otherwise stated, you are booking a packaged day, including a timetable for your sessions, self-directed gallery time, and lunch tables for your group.
Dates: to be agreed in discussion with the Schools Programme Manager (please give us 30 days' notice to plan your visit). We take bookings for the autumn term from 2 July 2018. Booking for the spring and summer terms opens on 1 September 2018.
Help with visit costs
Are you a London school? You might be eligible for money to cover transport and visit costs! Find out more on the Culture Mile School Visits Fund website (external link, opens in a new tab).
It might be possible to add a self-directed visit to our Mudlarks children's gallery, if it's available - just ask us when you book.
Investigate the history and geography of the River Thames by engaging in interactive sessions with the Thames Explorer Trust.
Meet Captain Cook's shipmate Isaac Smith to discover navigation and faraway lands.
Join our storyteller on a visit to the Victorian seaside and learn what holidays were like in the past.