In Byron's footsteps, Poetry Tour

Curriculum Links: English: Writing, composition skills, planning writing, evaluating and editing, reviewing and sharing work.


“But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew, upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands. Perhaps millions think.” Don Juan III

Find out about the poet Lord Byron and explore his Great Hall, Dining Room and Bedroom.  Using the building and its stories as prompts, your class will be tasked with a series of short writing activities which will accumulate into a group poem. This session will support and develop your group's writing skills through planning, composing and reviewing text.

This session can also be used as part of your Discover Arts Award using our specially designed work book.

Duration: 1.5 hours | 10.30am–12pm or 1pm–2.30pm

Cost per session:£4 per child




Part A, Discover

Part B, Find Out

Part A, Inspire orPart C, Create

Part A, Participating in the Arts