maryhill burgh halls trust school programme

Welcome to our exciting 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

All workshops last 1hr30 and are £35.00. This will be billed by invoice after the workshop. 

Time slots available are 10am -12.30pm and 1pm - 2.30pm between Mondays and Fridays. 

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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.

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

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Available workshops

Mary’s Story
Pupils will discover how Maryhill evolved from countryside estate to industrial town in this interactive group storytelling workshop.
Stage Level: First and 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 in groups to make their own local history museum display.
Stage Level: First and second level, P2-7.
CFE E&Os:  SOC 1-04a, SOC 2-04a

Sounds of Maryhill
An immersive workshop or guided walk focusing on sound. Pupils will interpret Maryhill’s past and present through sound games and recording sounds around the local environment. See past work here.
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.
Stage Level: First and second level, P4 - 7.
CFE E&Os: SOC 1-13a,  SOC 2-06a

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