Exhibitions for loan

Bring the Castle into your classroom

A programme of special exhibitions available to loan for display in school. Exhibitions available for KS1 - KS3 with links to National Curriculum areas History, English, Geography and Citizenship. Supporting materials for selected exhibitions including digital resource packs are available on request to support the exhibition. 

To find out more, or to book an exhibition loan, please contact the Museum's Education Team at museum.services@haringey.gov.uk or call 020 8489 4250 and press option 3.

Exhibition available for loan

1619 Map: The Land Beneath our Feet

Discover the Land Beneath your Feet to explore our built environment and what preceded it. The exhibition is inspired by our 1619 pictorial map of Tottenham and Wood Green. The earliest known map of the area, the map is a great resource to explore how the local land and landmarks have changed over the past 400 years.

Behind Sacred Doors

Delve behind sacred doors and explore some of Haringey's local churches. The exhibition explores the art and architecture of 10 churches in the borough and looks at examples of craftsmanship in the churches. 

Black Georgian Londoners: People, Portraits and Perceptions

Discover the hidden histories of prominent black men and women of Georgian London. Profiles include Phillis Wheatley, Olaudah Equiano and Ignatius Sancho; the first known black man to vote in the UK.

Carnival: Costume and Commentary

Trace the early development of carnival in Western Europe and the Caribbean. Explore the role of costume in carnivals and how costume has - and continues - to be used as a form of social commentary. 

Hidden Heroes: Soldiers from the Empire

Between 1914 and 1918 Britain took part in the First World War and men from all over the world fought alongside each other. The exhibition explores the stories of the soldiers from across the empire who contributed to the war effort. 

Local Reflections: Nelson Mandela and the Haringey Anti-Apartheid Movement

Explore the legacy of Nelson Mandela and remember the contribution and strength of people in Haringey who came together and campaigned as part of the Anti-Apartheid Movement. 

Memories from the Islands

An exhibition of commissioned photographs of the Caribbean from the 1950s and 1960s, chosen by members of Haringey University of the Third Age.

Origins of the Afro Comb

Delve into the history of the African comb or pick spanning 5,000 years. The exhibition focuses on the origins of Afro combs and their use in influencing style, culture, politics and identity. 

Re-creating Memories

A photographic exhibition celebrating and recording positive role models, community leaders and activists from the African and African Caribbean communities in Haringey. 

The Man Who Named the Clouds: Luke Howard (1772 - 1864)

This exhibition celebrates the life and work of Tottenham resident Luke Howard who has been named as the first weatherman. 

Windrush Legends and Legacies

Discover the stories of the commitment and contribution to democracy, education, business, culture and everyday life of Haringey's black community. Inspired by stories from the Bruce Castle Museum and Archive collections, follow the timeline celebrating the presence, the significant contribution and the lasting impact by Haringey's Windrush Generation and their descendants in our community, from 1945 to 2008.

To book your exhibition loan contact our Education Team today at museum.services@haringey.gov.uk or call 020 8489 4250 and press option 3.