Operation Armistice – (KS 1,2 & 3) *Fully Booked*

Two fully interactive workshops discovering the story of a first world war nurse on the frontline in France and new recruits into MI5 learning how to survive behind enemy lines.

Group size: 30 per session

Session duration: 90 minutes, slots available at, 10:30 – 12:00, 12:30 – 14:00, 14:30 – 16:00

Curriculum links: First world War with local history

Location: Museum / School

‘Operation Armistice’ is being led by the Time Travellers in collaboration with Folkestone Museum. The workshops aim to give all primary aged pupils an enhanced learning experience to mark the centenary of the end of WWI in the form of a carefully researched educational workshop.

‘Not Only the Boys’

Many young women volunteered to serve in France. Listen to Sister Carter as she tells the story of Rosemary Jones, a volunteer nurse who left Folkestone in 1915 to serve at a military hospital near Boulogne. See if you’re fit for duty and learn how to apply field dressings! Object Handling, Participation. KS 1, 2 and 3.

‘Spy School’

The year is 1914. MI5 has set up a training School for Agents in Folkestone, Kent to teach them the skills needed to survive behind enemy lines. Among these skills is the ability to get the information you’ve collected back to HQ or to your trusted contacts. Join ‘ B ‘ in learning the art of sending covert messages and how to recognise enemy codes. Can be tailored to all year groups.

September 3 @ 09:00 — January 31 @ 16:00
09:00 — 16:00 (3607h)