Trips are arranged under four exciting, curriculum-linked themes
Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world
People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future
Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - ’Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress
Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone
Aston Hall has watched proudly over Birmingham for more than 400 years – not only is it one of the last great houses built in the Jacobean style, it’s also said to be one of the most haunted buildings in the UK. Designed by John Thorpe and built by Sir Thomas Holte between 1618 to 1635, it is packed to the rafters with architectural gems and historical treasures.
If you’re a school with over 30% free school meals, you can benefit from our amazing special offer of buy-one-get-one-free on workshops! (if booked for the same day). Apply using the red ‘apply now’ button below.
Subject to availability – trips must be taken in May, June or July 2023.
Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!
We’ll discuss how the fire started and discover why the flames spread so quickly and how they were eventually put out.
Take a tour of Aston Hall and uncover the history of this magnificent Jacobean mansion full of historical treasures to explore
Pupils will hear the Hall’s spookiest stories as they explore the house, equipped with dowsing rods and worksheets to document findings
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Not eligible for the special offer? Don’t worry, if you are looking for help with costs, you can still apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.
Simply fill in our bursary form & book in as normal to Birmingham Museums here.
Trinity Rd, Birmingham
B6 6JD. England
February - November (closed during winter season).