All sessions are half-day unless otherwise stated.
A lot of our sessions can be adapted to those with SEN, please send an enquiry if you would like to talk more about how we can adapt a session for your group.

Discover Stained Glass (Sensory Workshop)

  (c) Stained Glass Museum

Suitable for: can be adapted to suit groups needs

Art and Design Performance Indicators
- P1 (i) Pupils encounter activities and experiences
- P1 (ii) Pupils show emerging awareness of activities and experiences
- P2 (i) Pupils begin to respond consistently to familiar people, events and objects -(Pupils accept and engage in coactive exploration)

In this interactive and sensory session you will meet Cecilius, a monk at Ely Cathedral who will tell you all 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. Pupils will get to explore and touch the different materials we use for making stained glass and play with colour. A lot of the session will be delivered non-verbally encouraging interaction with the objects and our collection.

PRICE(In-person): £3.50 per pupil (Minimum charge £35)
PRICE (Delivered on-site at your school): Additional £25
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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)


The Stained Glass Museum is an independent accredited museum and registered charity no. 1169842.

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