Heritage Learning & Outreach

 

Bespoke workshops, projects and activities for museum learning, heritage organisations, schools and community groups to support your learning outcomes and topics.

 

Bespoke

Workshops & activities

We listen to your needs and your desired outcomes and then drawing on our 20 years experience and knowledge we  create an activity just for you and your participants.

Working with a wide range of groups including:

  • schools
  • community groups
  • heritage organisations
  • museums
  • galleries
  • libraries

Explore some of our past projects to see what we can do.

Trinity House Maritime Museum 

Stanley Mills – Perthshire

See what steps we have put in place so that we can work within the COVID restrictions →

A long time partnership

Trinity House Maritime Museum

We have run the community, learning and outreach program at Trinity House Maritime Museum, Leith since 2015.

Schools, learning groups & the public

Interactive site tours 

Incorporating object handling, trails, treasure hunts and activities.

General public

Events & activities

Managing events and running activities for the general public as part of Doors Open Days and Leith Festival

Schools

Leith Primary School 

Developing a close working relationship with Leith Primary School to support their learning needs and run a Junior Tour Guide program and a Junior Outreach Guide program

General public

Collage

Creating a community collage, based on historical and contemporary images and stories.

Early years

Storytelling

Offering a storytelling outreach visit to all early learning centres and nurseries on a maritime theme where the children sit in comfort and explore our storytelling carpet.

Outreach

Additional Support Needs 

Supporting children and young people with Additional Support Needs to visit the site, take part in drama and object handling, help design and decorate our storytelling carpet and to paint our boat shaped outdoor planters.

Family

Themed events

Running themed family events e.g Halloween tours and Christmas storytelling.

Unemployed

Employment training

Working with training providers to give those preparing for the world of work an experience of the heritage sector and activities to develop creativity, customer care and communication skills.

Exploring the past to shape our children’s future

Stanley Mills

We developed bespoke character led workshops for schools and learning groups on site at Stanley Mills in Perthshire for Historic Environment Scotland.

Child workers workshop

The children were welcomed to the site by Janet Scott, a mill worker from 1838 and put into role and costume as child workers of the period. The children spent half a day on site, including taking lunch ‘in period’, learning how children in the past would spend their day working in the mill.

Mill inspectors workshop

Mill Inspectors workshop for S1/2 pupils where the children were invited to the year 1835 to investigate life at the Mill in role as Inspectors for Parliament and then to debate the improvements that should or should not be made.

Other  projects

If you have an idea for a project or would like to ask a question, then please get in touch.