Resources for Carers

Creative & fun activities & workshop ideas for carers that can be completed at home. We will be adding to this in coming weeks. The Cultural First Aid kit was produced by Manchester Museum and Whitworth Art Gallery.

Tackling Loneliness Network


To Have and to Heal

Engaging with Ancient Egypt, in a physically distanced world.

Needlefelt Workshop

Join artist Lucy Burscough as she takes you through a creative workshop. Inspired by the Museums Botany collections Lucy will teach you how to create stunning images through needle felting.


Mindfulness colouring Activity

At Manchester Museum we have worked with artist Lucy Burscough to take inspiration from our Botany collection to create these colouring sheets.

Cultural First Aid Kit

Manchester Museum Made to Measure

Creative Care Kit

Keeping Well with Creativity!

These creative care kits have been developed with input from the Culture Champions and resource from cultural venues across the city. 

30 creative and fun activities and workshops that can be completed in the comfort of your own home, in hospital or care centres and homes.

A chance to find out more about Manchester Museum’s spectacular collection of over 4.5 million objects and to meet some of the team of curators who look after it.