All sessions listed are half-day, unless otherwise stated.

If you would like us to create a bespoke session for your group then please get in touch with us.


Suitable for: EYFS
Early Learning Goals (ELG)
EAD-Creating with materials
Safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, form and function.
Maths-Numerical patterns
Compare quantities up to 10 in different contexts, recognising when one quantity is greater than, less than or the same as the other quantity.
UW-Past and present
Know some similarities and differences between things in the past and now, drawing on their experiences.
PSED-Managing self
Be confident to try new activities and show independence, resilience and perseverance in the face of a challenge.

An interactive session for our youngest visitors exploring the textures and colours hidden in our beautiful collection, with lots of interesting images to count on the way! Children will see work from the past and present and talk about the similarities and differences of these windows. We will follow the footprints around the Museum joining in with games, stories and activities. After finding the textures and colours that are needed, the children will get the chance to create their own beautiful window craft to take home with them.

PRICE: £4.50 per pupil (Minimum charge £45)
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  (c) Stained Glass Museum

Subject: Art & Design, Religious Education
Suitable for: KS1-KS3

Art and Design National Curriculum Aims
- Pupils are taught about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work
- Pupils are taught to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
- Pupils are taught about great artists, architects and designers in history

Religious Education Curriculum Aims
- Pupils develop religious literacy
- Pupils acquire and develop knowledge and understanding of Christianity and the other principal religions and world views represented in the United Kingdom;
- Pupils develop an understanding of the influence of the beliefs, values and traditions on individuals, communities, societies and cultures (specifically stained glass in Christian, Jewish and Islamic contexts);

In this interactive session you will learn about the teachings of Theophilus the Monk. He will teach you all about the making of stained glass, its history, how its blown into a sheet and how its fixed together. This visit will take your students through the process of glassmaking and the art of stained glass it’s from raw material to final product. There is also an option to extend the workshop with a tour of the gallery and for your students to learn more about our collection.

PRICE: £4.50 per pupil (Minimum charge £45)
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Other Arts and Crafts Options

Glass Painting

  (c) Stained Glass Museum

Suitable for: KS1

Pupils will have time to explore the Museum and collect details and motifs from the panels on display. They will then be supported to turn these into a design for a final piece, which they will transfer onto either acrylic or glass using paints and pens.
PRICE: £4.50 per pupil(minimum charge £45)
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Opening hours

Summer (1 April – 31 October)
Tuesday -Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm (last admission 4:30pm)

Winter (1 November – 31 March)
Tuesday -Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm (last admission 3:30pm)



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