Learning Workshops

We are now taking enquiries for in-person and virtual learning workshops.

Use this page to find learning workshops and register your interest by submitting an enquiry form from an individual workshop page.

You can also make a general learning workshop enquiry using the form below.

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Virtual Classroom Workshop: Rainforests

Pupils can explore the animals, plants and resources found in rainforests around the world. Find out more about the Rainforest workshop

Rainforest workshop at Lotherton

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04 June 2021

Virtual Classroom Workshop: Habitats

Pupils explore the rainforest and the polar habitats. What are they like and how do the animals there survive?

Several flamingos standing in a group

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Virtual Classroom Workshop: Classification

Pupils become ‘mini-zoologists’ during this session as we explore how animals can be grouped by their characteristics.

An imperial pigeon from the breast upwards

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Virtual Classroom Workshop: Who eats who?

Pupils discover the reasons animals need to eat and the difference between herbivores, carnivores and omnivores.

A tapir eating a watermelon

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Virtual Classroom: Art Encounters Live

Enjoy an interactive visit to Leeds Art Gallery and get-up close to artworks featured in our current displays and exhibitions.

2 visitors are looking at a portrait wall in an art gallery. The works on display range from classical to contemporary paintings, many of which are bright in colour.

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11 March 2021

Virtual Classroom Workshop: Kirkstall Abbey; hideous history or local legend?

A virtual classroom workshop looking at the history of Kirkstall Abbey and what life was like in medieval and Tudor times.

Kirkstall Abbey

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12 February 2021

Virtual Classroom Workshop: Toys through time

A virtual classroom workshop exploring different toys in our collection with lots of sensory elements.

A brightly coloured wooden bird toy

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10 February 2021

Virtual Classroom Workshop: Sensory Storytime

Sensory storytime virtual classroom workshop from Leeds City Museum exploring different themes from the collection.

Sensory icons of taste, sight, touch, smell, hearing accompanied by a photo of the pilot whale skeleton at Leeds City Museum

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02 February 2021

Virtual Classroom Workshop: Ancient Egypt

Virtual classroom workshop from Leeds City Museum all about Ancient Egypt and The Leeds Mummy, Nesyamun.

The outer coffin of Nesyamun, The Leeds Mummy at Leeds City Museum. Featured in the virtual classroom workshop.

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18 September 2020

Local History GCSE Tours

Tailor made tours for GCSE students exploring the values, beliefs and attitudes of families who lived at Temple Newsam.

A group of secondary school children standing outside looking at the exterior of the Tudor Temple Newsam House

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17 September 2020

Virtual Classroom: Meet Florence Nightingale

Virtual classroom workshop focussing on the life and history of Florence Nightingale and exploring Victorian objects at Lotherton.

Learning officer at Lotherton dressed as Florence Nightingale

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14 September 2020

Virtual Classroom: Mill Children

Learn all about the mill children of Victorian Britain in our virtual classroom workshop which goes under the ropes and behind the scenes at Leeds Industrial Museum.

A older lady and a young boy in traditional work clothing in a Victorian mill setting with looms in the background

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27 August 2020

Virtual Classroom: Dress to Impress

Virtual classroom workshop focussing on Tudor history through costume and the collections of Temple Newsam House, making contrasts between life then and now.

A young girl is dressed in traditional Tudor costume including head wear and a ruff

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Virtual Classroom: Stone Age to Iron Age

Virtual classroom workshop focussing on Prehistory including Stone Age and Iron Age tools and the way people lived.

A small polished stone Neolithic axe in an antler socket

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20 August 2020

Lotherton Topic Days

We provide activities to inspire your pupils’ creativity and learning in a varied and wondrous setting. These can include a yoga warm up, investigating and exploring, giant drawing and object handling.

Lotherton Topic Days

21 May 2019

Gallery and the city

Cross-curricular workshop bringing together art and history for one or both curriculum areas or knowledge of careers in the art world.

A close-up of a hand writing something on a piece of paper with two other people in the background

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11 February 2019

Cultural activists

Issue focused workshop using carefully selected artworks to initiate exploration of culture within the wider world and support reflection on attributes needed to manage growing-up and adulthood.

A group of young people are stood in an art gallery looking at painted portraits hung on a wall

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ARTeam Techniques

Specialist-led workshops to develop and improve skills in a specific arts practice or Arts Award.

A group of young adults are sat in an art gallery having a chat in front of some modern artwork on the wall by a staircase

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Take one picture

Practical cross-curricular workshop using learning strategies from the National Gallery’s exciting initiative.

A young girl in an orange long sleeved top is looking at a marble textured sculpture in an art gallery

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Super Sensory Sketchbooks

Playful workshop to engage all senses in exploring, making and sharing through immersive experience.

coloured pencils are sitting in a red pot on a wooden table surrounded by other craft materials

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Thinking making

Design technology workshop to understand and solve real design problems. Selects from exhibition organisation, shop products, visitor interactives and bespoke seating, or propose innovative and enterprising new ideas.

Thinking making

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