Welcome to an inspiring journey through the artistic and creative landscapes of Hampshire. This art and design school trip offers a unique opportunity for students to explore the rich heritage, natural beauty, and vibrant artistic scene that Hampshire has to offer. Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Southern England, Hampshire provides an ideal setting for artistic exploration and design inspiration.
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12:00 PM: Arrival in Southampton by coach
As you step off the coach, you’ll find yourself in Southampton, ready for an exciting artistic journey.
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch Take a break and enjoy a delicious lunch to fuel up for the adventures ahead.
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM: Beaulieu – Art and Design Workshop
Your artistic exploration begins at the historic Beaulieu estate, home to the National Motor Museum. Here, budding artists and designers can unleash their creativity in an engaging Art and Design Workshop. Drawing inspiration from the impressive automobile collection, students will embark on a journey of artistic expression.
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Spinnaker Tower – Art in the Sky
Ascend 100 meters into the sky at the iconic Spinnaker Tower for a truly unique experience, “Art in the Sky.” Students will have the opportunity to create artwork with breathtaking views as their backdrop, offering a fresh perspective on their artistic skills.
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Dinner
Enjoy a lovely evening meal prepared by your hotel/hostel, where you can relax and discuss the day’s creative discoveries.
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Evening Activity – Game Night
After dinner, organize a fun and engaging game night for the students. Board games, card games, and interactive quiz sessions will promote teamwork, critical thinking, and friendly competition among the students, fostering socialization and relaxation in a comfortable setting.
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM: Breakfast
Start the day with a hearty breakfast to energize the students for another day of exploration.
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Bucklers Hard – Maritime Art Adventure
Delve into the maritime heritage of Bucklers Hard and engage in a Maritime Art Adventure workshop. Here, students can capture the essence of the shipbuilding village through their artwork, connecting with history through creativity.
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Lunch
A well-deserved break for lunch before the afternoon’s artistic endeavors.
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM: Southampton Art Gallery – Artistic Exploration
Explore the Southampton Art Gallery, where students can immerse themselves in a world of art and design. Engage in interactive exhibits and gain insights into various art forms. Southampton City Art Gallery is known for its educational activities led by a team of passionate artist educators, offering discussions and art-making activities inspired by the artworks on display.
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM: SeaCity Museum Visit
SeaCity Museum Southampton caters to school groups with guided tours of exhibitions led by inspiring tour guides. They also offer specialized workshops that delve into the artistic aspects of Southampton’s maritime history. This combination of education and creativity promises a memorable and enlightening experience.
7:00 PM: Dinner
Enjoy a delightful dinner in Southampton.
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM: Evening Activity – Art Showcase
Gather for an art showcase where students can proudly display their creations from the trip. This activity encourages creativity and celebrates the artistic talents of each student, fostering a sense of achievement and camaraderie.
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM: Breakfast
A final breakfast together before embarking on the day’s adventures.
9:00 AM: Check-out and Departure to Alice Holt Forest
Bid farewell to Southampton and head to Forestry England’s Alice Holt Forest for your last artistic experience.
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Alice Holt Forest – Nature and Art
Before concluding your journey, immerse yourselves in the beauty of nature at Alice Holt Forest. Engage in a nature-inspired art session, connecting art with the natural world. It’s a serene and reflective way to end your trip.
This comprehensive itinerary ensures an enriching and artistic school trip to Southampton and the surrounding area. As you explore art, history, and creativity, you’ll create lasting memories for your students and ignite a passion for artistic expression that will stay with you long after your return home. Enjoy every moment of this inspiring adventure!
Relieve the Stress
Here at School Trips UK our dedicated school trip team have over 20 years’ experience in the travel industry and we pride ourselves in delivering bespoke tips that make learning fun and engaging.
At the start of your enquiry we will research the best accommodation for your chosen destination as well as transport providers if required, and one agent will keep in touch with you throughout the process to ensure you are happy and kept in the loop right to the end of your visit.
All trips can be arranged around a particular subject or subjects and we can include workshops, talks, company visits and other relevant activities accordingly. Everything for your trip would be individually sourced, from local restaurants for your meals to evening activities such as ghost walks or ten pin bowling.
Before you depart on your trip you’ll be provided with detailed itineraries, all booking information, travle maps if required and 24 hour emergency contact details.
- Quality Accommodation
- Entry to attractions
- Evening meals
- Packed lunches
- FREE teacher places
- Information packs
- Personal guides available
- Risk assessments
- 24 hour support