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Family Activities

Family Activities

We have a host of events and activities you can do at the Cathedral or at home. 

Journey to Unknown Lands with Ammanda Bonnick our poet-in-residence. As part of Worcester Festival Amanda has created this workshop. You can watch it on YouTube. And download a Passport and a Suitcase to help you on your journey.

Visiting the Cathedral

If you are planning to visit the Cathedral you can download trails and activities here ahead of your visit. These have been adapted to take account of the current restricted route around the Cathedral

Learning at Home

Enjoy these activities you can do at home to engage with the Cathedral and learn about it's story. 

  • Tudor Activities - Have fun at home playing Tudor games and learning about King Henry VIII’s six wives by downloading activities from our Tudor activities page. Find out about Worcester Cathedral’s connection to the Tudor dynasty though Prince Arthur, the boy who would have been king, Henry’s elder brother. 
  • Learn to write like a Monk - want to write like a Monk, or Harry Potter? Download our resource that will teach you how to write like the Worcester Cathedral monks. You could even have a go at creating your own quill. 
  • Prayer Stones Many visits to the Cathedral include an time of quiet reflection or prayer. Create a prayer stone that could help you find peace and calm. 
  • Monks Herb Box Have a go at growing your own herbs with this resource. Find out how the Monks of the Cathedral used them for medicine and cooking.

Holiday Activities

We regularly offer FREE activities for children and families during the school holidays. These are usually suitable for Primary and Pre-School aged children unless specified otherwise. Past activities include rock and fossil craft days, Tudor themed activities, making a clay gargoyle, stained glass pictures, brass rubbings, designing Easter eggs and fishing games.

Look for their return in October 2020


Please see our What’s On guide for dates and times.


Donations are appreciated to cover the cost of materials.