pARTicipate | Drawing on Manchester

Explore the old and new buildings of Manchester with an artist. Experiment with different drawing materials around the city, then create a large scale version of your drawings back at the museum.

pARTicipate workshops are artist-led sessions inspired by our unique collections and link directly to the National Curriculum.

Drawing on Manchester
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Cost: £10 per learner (£9.00 per learner for groups in Greater Manchester). Minimum charge £190.

Duration: 4hrs

Capacity: 30 children or 25 adults

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Many of our sessions are suitable, or can be adapted, for learners with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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The themes in this session can be adapted to fit your learning objectives.

Find out more about this session and how it links to the National Curriculum:

PHM Drawing on Manchester – Teachers’ Notes


All sessions from PHM’s Learning Programme can support your Artsmark journey.

Artsmark @ People's History Museum

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Book a Visit

For further information or to book a session you can contact the Learning Team on or 0161 838 9190.

Part of this session includes a walking tour of Manchester – a place not known for its good weather! This will only be cancelled in cases of extreme weather warnings. Please ensure participants are dressed appropriately.

Items you may need to consider: suncream, waterproof coats, hats and scarfs

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