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(being a most outstanding historical workshop in the comfort of one's school)

Balestra living history proudly presents the magnificent ..

VICTORIAN INVENTIONS

WORKSHOP

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WORKSHOP PRICES

Our current workshop price covers the use of all the artefacts for the visit + all the associated teaching activities as per the workshop details page for either Key Stage One or Key Stage Two, for a class of up to 32 pupils (or two classes in turn for KS1), within a 25 mile radius of our North Manchester postcode.    

KS2 VERSION

(single class version, multiple classes choose an activity each)

 

Artefact handling session

Telegraph activity

Steam activity

Photography activity

End of day 'Victorian Millionaire' quiz

However we do travel further afield for an additional mileage charge of £1.50 per mile, one-way over the first 25 miles (e.g. an additional 10 miles would be £15 more) + a one-off hotel fee if required due to the length of the journey in the early morning traffic (i.e. if over 1.5 hours) .  For more details see our mileage and overnight stay policy.

 

We also offer genuine souvenir Victorian pennies at just £1 each, which can be researched by the pupils on our own coinresearch website www.coinhistory.co.uk.

KS1 VERSION

(recommended 2 classes in a day for a half day per class)

 

A look at all the artefacts in turn, with fun stories and a chance to handle them

 

A turn each powering our Stephenson's Rocket steam train around our 25ft track

with a compressed air pump

SINGLE CLASS

(up to 32 pupils):  

£295 per day

UP TO 4 CLASSES

(activities shared out equally):

£365 per day

KS1 and KS2 version details