Forms Divinely Beautiful: Heroes and Wizards

English: Writing, composition skills, planning writing, evaluating and editing, reviewing and sharing work.Art: Find out about the work of a range of artists

Explore the prints within the Edward Burne-Jones's exhibition 'Forms Divinely Beautiful' and discover the stories they depict, fairy tales, myths and legends such as Merlin and Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty). The group will be led through creative looking and talking exercises to imagine and describe the characters within the work, making inferences based on what can be seen. The group will then use these as a starting point to develop and write descriptions of a magical or heroic character.

This session is part of the 'Forms Divinely Beautiful' Exhibition, Newstead Abbey 8 February to 12 July 2020

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

Cost per session: £5 per child

For further information or to make a booking contact the Schools Programmes on 0115 876 1420 or email