History timeline posters

We've created a series of 12 posters showing the history of England, from prehistory through to the World Wars. Scroll through the images on this page to discover each time period, then download and print the posters to create your own mega timeline of history, or choose our colouring sheets and create your own!

Colour your own medieval castle poster

Create your own poster of a medieval busy castle and market.  Download this colouring sheet, and bring it to life with pencils, pens or paints!

Download your colouring sheet

More to explore

  • Kids Home

    Learn about England’s history and discover more about everyday life in the past, from the rich and famous to the general population, through fun facts, illustrated stories and games. 

  • Videos

    Travel back in time with our fun videos! Watch as we interview Henry VIII, put your Roman knowledge to the test with Rattus Rattus, go on an animated journey through history and more.

  • Things to Make and Do

    For weekends, rainy days and holidays, we’ve collected our best ideas for you to get hands-on and crafty with history. Make a model tudor house, design a Roman mosaic, plus much more.

  • Historical Makes and Bakes

    Find out what people ate in the past, serve up a slice of history with our delicious recipes and meet a Tudor cook. Plus, explore the food history linked to some of our favourite holidays!

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