Creative Writing


Take part in a Creative Writing workshop inspired by the amazing collections at The Bowes Museum. Workshops are suitable for KS1 and KS2 children.


Excellent stimulus for creative writing. The children enjoyed learning in the Museum environment.

Primary School Teacher

Session Plan

10.00 - 11.30 Children participate in a fast paced writing workshop inspired by an aspect of The Bowes Museum collection. The Key Stage 1 workshop focuses on story writing whilst the Key Stage 2 workshop gets children to create a monologue, write a poem and much more!
11.30 - 12.30 Lunch (a room is provided)
12.30 - 2.00 Children take part in an arts workshop inspired by their creative writing produced in the morning session.
2.00 Silver Swan performance (optional)
2.15 Depart museum

National Curriculum Links


To develop descriptive writing, dialogue and writing for different purposes. Opportunities to discuss words that capture the reader’s interest and imagination.


 Respond to cultural opportunities; develop pupils’ confidence, enjoyment and mastery of language through cultural opportunities.

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