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At Temple Newsam we can help you deliver diverse, creative, skills-based learning across many different curriculum areas. Discover our workshops and download learning resources to help plan your visit.

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Our Learning Team offer a range of themed packages linked to the National Curriculum using the House and Estate’s collections and stories to enhance all styles of learning.

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A house fit for a King

A House Fit for a King Find out how life has changed over time for the residents of Temple Newsam House and discover how the wealthy and the servants lived in this lively interactive workshop. Be curious and develop historical vocabulary through object handling, dressing up and exploring rooms fit for a King and his […]

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Dress to impress

Dress to Impress This fun interactive session provides a unique opportunity for all to try on replica costume and discover the hidden messages in the material about status, wealth and life in Tudor England. Take part in a costume discovery trail around the house, learn a popular court dance and make contrasts and connections between […]

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Dunstan’s Hall – the Anglo Saxons are here!

Dunstan’s Hall – the Anglo Saxons are here! Step back to Anglo-Saxon times! A fully interactive re-enactment workshop led by a team of costumed education staff.This workshop is led by the Parks and Countryside education team and takes place within Home Farm.

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Explorer tours

Explorer Tours Go on an adventure through time and discover secret doors, beautiful bedrooms, glorious galleries and hidden rooms. Find out who lived here and discover their stories.

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Farm tour

Farm Tour A two-hour tour of our working farm, during which you can meet some of our traditional and rare-breed animals, learn about the history of this farm and about farming in general.

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Little Kings and Queens

Little Kings and Queens Make a glittering crown, learn how to move like royalty in the fabulous Picture Gallery and discover the Kings and Queens linked to Temple Newsam by investigating mystery bags, costume and historic rooms.

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Nature detectives

Nature Detectives A hands-on investigation of the wildlife of the natural and man-made habitats around the Temple Newsam estate. This workshop is led by the Parks and Countryside Education team.

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Portraits to Life

Portraits to Life In this fun, creative workshop find out what a portrait is and how the nobility showed off in large scale portraits in the Picture Gallery. Use our giant frame to create a class portrait with fabrics and props, learn about form, shape and composition and develop stories. Pose and sketch, go portrait […]

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The Gruffalo Hunt

The Gruffalo Hunt A lovely educational activity for under-5s, bringing the home of the Gruffalo to life as they hear the popular story in an outdoor setting. This workshop is led by the Parks and Countryside Education team.   

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The Princess and the pea

The Princess and the Pea Take a magical journey using interactive storytelling, physical theatre and puppets designed to help your class discover the historic surroundings of Temple Newsam House. Dance at the ball, hide a pea and discover the science of a very big bed made for Queen Anne.

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Time travellers

Time Travellers Find out how the past is constructed from a range of sources in this imaginative session. Go on a magical history tour with our friendly workshop leader and learn to read Tudor and Elizabethan inventories and letters, play the ‘mystery object game’, investigate artefacts and furniture and discover secrets of the building. Explore […]

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Who killed the Queen’s husband?

Who killed the Queen’s husband? In the early hours of the 10th February 1567, the body of Lord Darnley, husband of Mary Queen of Scots and resident of Temple Newsam House was found in the garden of the Old Provost’s lodge at Kirk o’ Field, Edinburgh. Have a go at solving one of the great […]

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