Workshops

Hello teachers. We’re here to help you boost your classroom curriculum crunching, with a range of workshops that will bring learning to life. Our Learning Team are local, love Scarborough and are here for you.

Dinosaur Detectives

Explore Scarborough's Dinosaur Coast, an amazing world of dinosaurs on your doorstep!

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Oh I do like to be Beside the Seaside

Travel back in time to Victorian Seaside Scarborough! Become historical art detectives, looking at paintings and objects to compare and contrast the Victorian seaside with life today.

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Stone Age Scarborough

Become an archaeologist and discover Scarborough's Mesolithic site, Star Carr, using a range of sources and artefacts to find out what it was like to live in the Stone Age.

Colours of the Sea

Inspired by the Scarborough seascapes in our collection, pupils will develop a visual literacy through exploration, observation and discussion.

Remembering World War One: Scarborough’s War

Explore the impact of WW1 on Scarborough in this immersive and thought-provoking workshop.

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Scarborough Sand and Rocks

In this special edition workshop led by Earth Scientist Dr Liam Herringshaw your students will have the opportunity to study rocks from a unique local perspective.

Fossil Handling Table

Get up close to fossils and enjoy handling and exploring specimens, many of which are from the local area

Nightscaping Scarborough: John Atkinson Grimshaw

Bring the WOW to your creative writing with this workshop inspired by the local and atmospheric landscapes of North Yorkshire artist John Atkinson Grimshaw.

Rotunda Rocks and Fossils

Inspired by geologist William Smith, get hands-on with rocks and fossils comparing and contrasting specimens

Printing Scarborough

Inspired by our local art collection and seaside posters, make your very own poster celebrating our seaside town.