Special Events

Our unique special events weeks provide both pupils and teachers with the opportunity to immerse themselves in stimulating, engaging and hands-on activities within breath-taking historical locations.

Our special events cover a diverse range of curriculum subjects including history, English, science, maths, geography and drama. All sessions are led by skilled educators who bring our venues to life through interactive activities.

Sessions are two hours in duration and consist of three or four activities running simultaneously, focused around group work, experiential activities, discussion and interaction. Maximum group sizes may vary depending on which sessions you book.

Event Dates Venue

Victorian Seaside Special

Stay in our Victorian boarding house, make a pebble picture and watch a traditional Punch and Judy show.
13th - 24th May 2024 Fleetwood Museum
For further details:
Call 01772 530382
or vist the venue page here

Secret War

Espionage, invasion and the war in the air - experience WW2 with the secret army!
4-15 November 2023 Museum of Lancashire
For further details:
Call 01772 530382
or vist the venue page here

Victorian Christmas at Gawthorpe Hall

Enjoy traditional Victorian games, pastimes and Father Christmas.
25th-29th November 2024 Gawthorpe Hall
For further details:
Call 01772 530382
or vist the venue page here

Victorian Christmas at Judges’ Lodgings

Enjoy traditional Victorian games, pastimes and Father Christmas.
2nd -6th December 2024 Judges' Lodgings
For further details:
Call 01772 530382
or vist the venue page here

Victorian Christmas at Turton Tower

Enjoy traditional Victorian games, pastimes and Father Christmas.
9th-11th December 2024 Turton Tower
For further details:
Call 01204 852203
or vist the venue page here

British Science Week

To celebrate British Science week Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery have a week of science themed half day sessions inspired by their collections.
March 2025 Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
For further details:
Call 01254 667130
or vist the venue page here

Shakespeare Week

Take a journey into the world of William Shakespeare and explore language, storytelling and swordplay.
March 2025 Gawthorpe Hall
For further details:
Call 01772 530382
or vist the venue page here

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