Learning is at the heart of Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, with exciting schools workshops, creative adult courses, inspiring projects and participatory programmes.

Get more from your visit with our online resources and on-site activities.

Primary and Secondary School Trips and Workshops

Our Learning & Engagement team are happy to tailor a History day (or half day) to meet your curriculum needs.

• Key Stage 1, 2, 3
• Victorian Leamington
• Spa Water & Royal Pump Rooms
• Victorian School Experience
• Sam Lockhart and his circus elephants.
• Special First World War activity days for Secondary schools.

A whole day of fun: Games, crafts and a film at the Royal Spa Centre

A creative and exciting experience for children after SAT’s!


Inspired by our new look gallery we are excited to be able to offer a bespoke Art Day (or half day sessions)
• The Great Pottery Throw
• Still life
• Crazy Collage
• 3D Printer Workshop
• Animation Day
Teachers please contact our Learning and Engagement Officer, Sally Larke on email: or phone: 01926 742704 to book a visit.
Our education and museum work is run in partnership with The Herbert and the V&A and can include visits and shared working. Funding available for pupil premium and travel.

You can download information and a risk assessment here.


Self-guided trails

The Art Gallery Trail, suitable for children up to 12 and families, takes approximately 30 minutes and helps children to guide their own learning experience and explore the Gallery. Art Trail (PDF)

Why not take yourself on a mini-tour of historic Leamington Spa by downloading one of our self-guided trails?

Discover Old Leamington and 'Taking The Waters' (PDF)

For younger children there are Haddie’s trails, available from the reception desk.

Haddie’s Gallery

Join Haddie the circus elephant and explore our family gallery to discover what life was like for a child in Victorian Leamington Spa. Find out about Sam Lockhart, the world famous elephant trainer, journey along the river Leam and try out games played by Victorian children. There are fun interactive activities, exciting historical objects and artworks from across our collections.

Art Cart

The Art Cart is available for use every day and contains a variety of materials and activities for all ages.  The only requirement is creativity!  


Palette & Paper Days

Learn a new skill or perfect your technique with our adult art workshops.  Explore the current exhibitions with expert tuition by professional artists.


Friday Focus

Learn something new in your lunch break. Friday Focus lunchtime talks cover a wide range of topics. Come and discover some of the fascinating facts and stories behind our exhibits.


Craft Club

Come along for an afternoon of craft, tea and chat every second and fourth Sunday of the month!  Join skills sharers from Action 21 to learn more about craft, meet new people and get creative. If you’re working on something special or just starting out, we would love you to drop in!