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Magic Lantern is a unique educational charity that helps children to visually explore a variety of subjects and to develop a range of skills.

Since 1994 the Magic Lantern team has been giving exciting educational presentations using famous works of art in schools.

We believe it’s possible to teach anything through art. Subjects are enhanced and brought to life including history, geography, science and maths, and issues are discussed including relationships, race, immigration and the environment.

Our sessions also help develop various skills such as observation and deduction, critical and creative thinking, Speaking and Listening and questioning and debating on a variety of levels.

Every session is interactive and inclusive with activities including dialogue, role-play, freeze-frames, soundscapes and Q&A employed throughout.

And while all of this is going on we are introducing children to some of the greatest works of art ever made and helping to ignite a lifelong love of culture.

Our team currently covers Greater London, Kent and Essex, the North East, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Worcestershire and reaches over 15,000 children each year.

Charity No: 1048092

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