Resources for Schools

Memories of Eccleston Teachers’ Pack

A selection of downloadable teaching resources was developed as part of the Memories of Eccleston project, full of photographs of and information about the local area – click on the links below:

School Pack notes          Blacksmithing      

Wartime Memories of Eccleston


Loan Boxes

We have loan boxes available on the following topics/eras:

Ancient Greeks, Romans, Vikings, Tudors, Victorian Schools, Victorian Homelife, Toys Through Time, World War Two, and Mining.

Sessions can be delivered as outreach visits or as part of a private visit to the Smithy on any of the above topics. We are happy to deliver bespoke sessions on a variety of subjects, and can adapt our sessions to meet your pupils’ requirements.

Here are some of the items that are in our most popular loan boxes with some background information…




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