Foundation Workshops

Ruby the Dragon

Prior to their visit the children will receive a letter to the school from Ruby the dragon inviting them to come and visit the castle.

Session 1: The children will listen to a story by the storyteller about how Ruby came to live in the castle and the problems she had trying to find a dragon friendly place to sleep in the castle. They will have the opportunity to get involved in the story with actions to do and objects to handle.

Session 2: The children will meet the dragon tamer who will give them clues about what Ruby leaves around the castle, the will have to follow the clues such as jewels, dragon poo and scales to find out where ruby is hiding. They will then all get the chance to meet Ruby the dragon.

Disclaimer: Not a real dragon!

Information
Total cost per child: £5.00 (including admission) (September 2019 £6.00) 
Runtime: 25mins per session. 2 sessions.

 


Bryce the Mouse

Session 1: The children will listen to a story by the storyteller about how Bryce the mouse came to the castle to visit his grandparents and what he experienced in a medieval castle. They will have the opportunity to get involved in the story with actions to do and objects to handle.

Session 2: The children tour the medieval rooms of the castle looking for mice and seeing what Bryce's friends have been up to.

Information
Total cost per child: £5.00 (including admission) (September 2019 £6.00)
Runtime: 25mins per session. 2 sessions. 

 


Bryce the Mouse and his Victorian Family

Session 1: The children will listen to a story by the storyteller about how Bryce the mouse came to the castle and the roles of his family in the Victorian household. They will have the opportunity to get involved in the story with actions to do and objects to handle.

Session 2: The children tour the Victorian rooms of the castle looking for mice and seeing what Bryce's friends have been up to.

Information
Total cost per child: £5.00 (including admission) (September 2019 £6.00) 
Runtime: 25mins per session. 2 sessions.