Tools for Home Learning and Half Term Fun

Tools for Home Learning and Half Term Fun

Digital Dukes Resources

Discover a Story Masterclass

Sometimes you have to discover a story to write it and that's what this masterclass from Mary, our Duty Manager, is all about!

Character Creation Workshop

Artist Holly Kent takes you through the fundamentals of character design to help you develop your own stories.

How to Make a Shadow Puppet Tutorial

Lancaster based theatre company Three Left Feet teach you how to make your very own shadow puppet and create shadow theatre.

Shadow Puppet Storybook Theatre

Enjoy Three Left Feet's trio of tales - 'Rapunzel', 'Jack and Jill and the Beanstalk' & 'Red Riding Hood'.

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Stay In and Boogie

Lisa Simpson presents a dance activity suitable for all ages and abilities. Jump up, join in and have a boogie.


Ghost Story Writing Workshop

Writer Adam Z.Robinson leads a fun creative writing workshop, perfect for teens who want to practice and develop their writing skills.

Piefall Acting Challenge

Pie fall graphic

Actress and musician, Helen Longworth (Ladies That Bus, The Dukes’ Cinderella) has created spectacular spy spoof Piefall for you to have fun acting out at home.

With a license to thrill, this is a great way to develop your acting and singing skills and perfect for families and households to enjoy together.

If there are fewer of you than there are characters, why not switch it up, perfect the art of the quick costume change (or snappy editing) and play more than one character each? You can even involve your friends and family on video chat.

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Charlotte Holmes Adventure Box

The perfect half term activity for all the family, the Charlotte Holmes Adventure Box is an exciting interactive theatrical experience for families across Lancashire and beyond to enjoy together at home!

Unfolding over seven fun-filled days of mystery and adventure, and perfect for young sleuths aged 7-12, the story follows Charlotte Holmes, an evacuee in Yorkshire during WWII, as she aims to collect clues and crack cases. 

Once purchased, you'll receive your Adventure Box through the post, bursting with games, clues, puzzles and links to online daily activities to help you assist Charlotte in solving mysteries! All you need to do to take part is follow the link below to place your order for your Adventure Box*. Only one is needed per household.


Available until 31 March 2021