Marvellous Materials

About the visit

Join us at Bewdley Museum and find out  how to make raw materials into something used in everyday life in the past and present.

Through practical activities, pupils can mould clay into bricks, twist twine into rope, see metal cast into shapes and much more.

Topics Include

  • Setting the scene
  • Environmental issues
  • Clay pipe making
  • Clay pipe painting
  • Wool and hemp bracelet making
  • Pewter casting demo
  • Brass founding tour
  • Rope making
  • Rag rugging


Contact us to discuss your options and to book your visit.

child making clay pottery animal

What's included

  • Learning sessions at Bewdley Museum
  • Activity sheets and other resources

Booking arrangements, costs and availability

Available all year round

£7.50 per pupil (full-day)

£5.00 per pupil (half-day)

Accompanying adults are free of charge.

Maximum of one school class