Schools will often choose to do one of our workshops alongside a guided tour.

KS2 workshops:

Many of the workshops for KS2 can be adapted very successfully for KS1 children - please see below for details.

In addition to our annual programme of popular activites such as Cross Factor, WW1 Workshops and Advent Workshops we have a range of activities that your school can choose to do on a one-off visit.

Stained Glass Window workshop:

Enables each pupil to design their own stained glass window.

50 mins - £2.00 per child.

Vestments workshop:

Pupils hear a talk about the Cathedral's vestments and process in the Cathedral to the sound of the organ.

50 mins - £2.00 per child.

Trip up the tower:

For year 6+: Unforgettable views of the city and even Blackpool’s Big Dipper from the top of the Tower.

At least 40 mins - £3.50 per child.

Baptism workshop:

Pupils will be shown a Baptism using a doll, which they will name and choose Godparents.

45 mins - £1.50 per child.

Eucharist workshop:

Pupils will be given the opportunity to think about what the Eucharist means, why it happens and the symbolism surrounding it. They will be able to view some of the artefacts used in Communion services at the Cathedral.

45 mins - £1.00 per child.

Icons workshop:

Pupils will see a range of both tradional and modern icons and create their own. The aim is to enable pupils to undertsnad that icons have a hidden meaning which can aid prayer.

50 mins - £2.00 per child.

Book Art workshops:

Pupils create their own book containing fold-out stories, pop-up pictures, secret letters, maps hidden in pouches, flying creatures, hidden texts and anything else their imaginations can come up with. See for more information.

2.5 hrs - £4.00 per child.