Manchester Jewish Museum

Primary Learning Workshops
Festivals& Feasts



Gallery, Learning Studio & Synagogue


£5.50 per student (or £9 for both workshops)

Key Stage 2 & 3 Learning

Following our multi-million pound redevelopment, Manchester Jewish Museum is thrilled to begin offering our unique schools workshops once more.

Our new museum includes a brand-new learning studio and educational gallery as well as complete restoration of our synagogue, providing the perfect hands-on environment for schools wishing to learn more about Jewish culture.

We are offering two half day workshops from September: Synagogue & Sabbath and Festivals & Feasts. These can also be booked together as one full day, giving your students the full Manchester Jewish Museum experience.


  • £4 per student for Synagogue and Sabbath
  • £5.50 per child for Festivals and Feasts
  • £9 for both workshops
  • Teachers go free

Read on for more information on our Synagogue & Sabbath workshop or email our Creative Producer Dara at to enquire about making a booking for your school.

Festivals and Feasts workshop

For Key Stages 2 & 3
2 hours: 12.30pm-2.30pm
£5.50 per student (or £9 for both workshops)


Learn about different Jewish Festivals, including Passover, Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur, in our Festivals & Feasts workshop.

In this interactive two hour workshop your students will get to:

  • Bake their own challah bread in our brand-new learning kitchen
  • Taste some different foods as they learn all about the importance of food in Jewish festivals
  • Gather round our Gallery Communities table as they explore exactly what a Sabbath dinner involves

Find out about our Synagogue & Sabbath workshop