maryhill burgh halls trust school programme

Welcome to our exciting new programme for schools to discover and explore Maryhill's unique history. Our workshops bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life beyond the classroom in our hands-on collection based activities and journeys through Maryhill's past. 

All visits must be booked in advance by calling us on 0141 946 5149 or by emailing

Visits are free for the first three classes which book a workshop from October 2017 to March 2018. After these slots are booked, all workshops are £35.00. These will be billed by invoice after the workshop. 

Workshop time slots available are:  10am -12.30pm and 1pm - 2.30pm between Mondays and Fridays. 

The Burgh Halls has accessible toilets and full disabled access including hearing loops. Packed lunch space can be made available upon request. 

If you need to cancel a booking, please let us know by 12 noon the day before your session is due to begin, otherwise you will be charged the full amount for the session (this also applies if you have booked a free space).

We are committed to providing an accessible and inclusive school workshop programme at Maryhill Burgh Halls. Please let us know of any special requirements to enhance our workshops for ASN groups. 

Click on the image to the left to view the workshops on a large screen or see below for more information on our range of workshops. 

For more information about the journey from booking to attending a workshop, please click here


Mary’s Story
Pupils will discover how Maryhill evolved from countryside estate to industrial town in this interactive group storytelling workshop.
Price: FREE for first 3 classes to book!
Duration:  1hr 30mins
Stage Level: First & second level, P3-7
CFE E&Os: SOCSOC 1-06a, EXA 1-03a,  SOC 2-06a

Maryhill Museum
A behind the scenes hands on workshop. Pupils work ingroups to make their own local history museum display.
Price:  FREE for first 3 classes to book!
Duration:  1hr 30mins
Stage Level: First & second level, p2-7.
CFE E&Os:  SOC 1-04a, SOC 2-04a

Sounds of Maryhill (workshop or guided walk)
An immersive workshop or guided walk focussing on sound. Pupils will interpret Maryhill’s past and present through sound games and recording sounds around the local environment. 
Price: FREE for first 3 classes to book!
Duration: 1hr 30mins
Stage Level: Second Level, Primary 5-7.
CFE E&Os: SOC 2-10a

Maryhill Nature Trail
A guided walk through the local canal and river walkways.  Pupils will work in groups in a series of hands on activities to discover the impact of urbanisation on natural habitats.
Price:  FREE for first 3 classes to book!
Duration:  1hr 30mins
Stage Level: First& Second level, P4 - 7.
CFE E&Os: SOC 1-13a,  SOC 2-06a