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  • Mondays to Fridays
    8am-6pm
  • Bank Holidays
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Opening times

  • Saturdays and Sundays
    8am-5pm
  • Mondays to Fridays
    8am-6pm
  • Bank Holidays
    8am-1pm
  • FREE ENTRY

Learning resources

Welcome to our digital resources page for Newcastle Cathedral. Here you will find a range of videos and downloads to help with your learning and teaching. Some resources are suitable for a range of Key Stages.

This page is updated regularly; however, for the latest information, please sign up to our dedicated mailing list to receive quarterly updates about the workshops we currently offer.

Primary school resources

Mythical Beasts

Using the fantastic creature carvings in Newcastle Cathedral as a starting point, create your own mythical beast in this hands-on workshop. This workshop can also help you explore Ancient Greece and creative writing. This resource is most suitable for key stage two.

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Beautiful Birds

Birds are an important symbol in Christian faith and Newcastle Cathedral has a whole menagerie! This workshop introduces you to some of them and shows you how to make your own colourful bird headdress. This workshop can help you explore symbols in Christianity and paper crafting techniques. This resource is most suitable for key stage one and two.

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Moving the Unknown Knight

How do you move a 1.5 tonne medieval object using ancient methods? Watch this short video to find out. This resource is most suitable for key stage two and three.

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Secondary school resources

Cleaning and Conserving our Ledger Stones

Join specialist conservators to learn about how historical objects are cared for and restored. This short video is most suitable for key stage three and four.

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Solving the mysteries of the Unknown Knight

How do you work out the age and purpose of an artefact that has no written records? Join conservator David Carrington to explore primary and secondary sources that might help us identify this mystery figure. This resource is most suitable for key stage three and four.

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What is a Conservator?

Conservator David Carrington tell us about his journey into a career in heritage. This resource is most suitable for key stage three and four.

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