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Learning & Education

Our Learning & Education service offers a huge variety of curriculum-based, facilitated workshops for school pupils of all ages as well as school trips, sleepovers, teacher training and bespoke projects.


School Sessions

From Creative Writing to Environment and History, choose from a wide range of curriculum-linked workshops designed to help you and your school make the most of Newstead Abbey. All charges are based on a minimum of 20 pupils. For schools visiting with fewer numbers, please contact us.

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School Sessions

Haiku in the Japanese Garden

Come and write haiku in the Japanese Garden! Support KS2 curriculum learning by ...

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School Sessions

Writing for Museums

English: write clearly, accurately and coherently, writing for a variety of purp...

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School Sessions

Wonderful Wallpaper

Art and Design: Exploring Pattern In this session: Using the Art, Design and Arc...

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Teacher-Led Sessions

Bring your school group for a great learning experience, exploring Newstead Abbey, from the Cloisters to the Japanese Room, or the beautiful grounds. Following a warm welcome, you’ll have access to our site for the day as well as a base for your bags and coats, a space to eat your lunch and a tour for just £5 per pupil.

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Access Artefacts

Access Artefacts is the handling collection for Nottingham Museums and contains objects covering a range of themes, including social history, archaeology, geology, industrial history and the natural sciences.

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To discuss how we can help you, call the Schools Programmes team on 0115 876 1420 or email

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