Art & Design

Learning Sessions

Booth Museum

Natural History Specimen Loans, all KS

We can lend you a variety of items from our collections, such as birds, mammals, insects, fossils and shells.


Brighton Museum

SEN Shadow Puppet Workshop 4 hours, onsite, all KS

Explore the wonder of shadow puppets from around the world in the Performance gallery. A gallery trail and chance to handle shadow puppets leads to a practical and enjoyable design and make session using black card, rods and split pins, then a shadow puppet parade behind a screen.

Costume 1 hour, onsite

Find out what people wore in the past, from Victorian times to the1960s. KS1&2

Explore how changing roles of women have been reflected in fashion. KS3+

Gallery Detectives 1 hour, onsite, all KS

Available throughout the museum.


The Royal Pavilion

General Tour 1 hour, onsite, KS3+

Find out more about the history of this fantastic building and why it was so important to the development of the town.

General Tour for Schools 1 hour, onsite, KS1&2

Uncover the Royal Pavilion’s intriguing history and learn about the former Royal residents. Imagine yourself as visiting dinner guests attending a King’s feast.

The Royal Pavilion and India 1 hour, onsite, KS2&3

What links India and a lavish Brighton seaside retreat for a King? This tour takes you on a journey around the Royal Pavilion's architecture to find the answers. Learn about the Indian buildings that inspired its unique structure, and its use as a hospital for Indian soldiers during World War I.


Brighton Beach Punch & Judy

Oh We Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside (outreach: KS1, KS2)

Who’s over 350 years old and can visit your school? None other than Mr. Punch. With all that history at his wooden fingertips he can help you bring it to life in your classroom.  A visit from a real Punch & Judy ‘Professor’ for a 1.5 hr session tailored to your learning topic includes a performance, a handling collection of puppets, a small display, plenty of Q&A and guaranteed enjoyment.


Shadow Puppets Teacher Information
For more info call 03000 290 903