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Projects and Seasonal Activities

Skating at Woodhorn
Grab your skates and start Christmas early with a visit to our Pityard Skating rink this winter.  Make your visit extra special by adding a museum tour, craft activity and hot chocolate and biscuit. 1 hour rink hire £210.  2 hour rink hire £354.  Tour, hot drink and craft activity £3 per person.

World War One
A 3 part workshop which explores the impact of war on your local community, including a research session in the archives, dramatic interpretation and a 'fit for war' training session.  KS2/KS3

Children in the Mines
Explore attitudes to child labour in 19th Century England.  Interview doctors, teachers, parents and mine owners to find out if it is safe for children to work in coal mines and debate your conclusions.  KS2/3

Local Hero - From Blyth to the Antarctic
Discover the amazing journey of Captain William Smith from Blyth who discovered the Antarctic in 1819.  Uncover his story with our archives sources.  KS2

World War 1 Practice Trenches at Rothbury
HLF is funding a new education resource and programme of public events about Rothbury First World War Trenches. The project is being delivered by Woodhorn, North of England Civic Trust, Forestry Commission and Northumberland County Council. Contact the education team about education workshops.

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Telephone: 01670 624477 or 01670 624474

Email: education@woodhorn.org.uk