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School visits: Short notice bookings

Book a last-minute opportunity to bring your class to Parliament for a school visit

School visits: Short notice bookings

Schools from across the country can go behind the scenes of the UK Parliament and take a tour of the historic building to see democracy in action. Students can also take part in engaging workshops in our dedicated Education Centre which uses immersive technology to create a unique learning experience.

Visits are free of charge and suitable for students aged 6-18. Workshop themes range from lawmaking, debating and campaigning to exploring the rich history of our democracy.

Check online or ask during your booking call to find out if your school is eligible for the travel subsidy.

Book your visit now

Please call 020 7219 4496 where one of our advisors can talk you through the programmes available and recommend the most suitable option for you and your class.

Available programmes

Some dates will have specific programmes and times available, others will have a wider choice and our phone advisors can assist you. Where times are given, they indicate the start times for programmes.

The Story of Parliament film and tour is 1 hour 30 minutes. All other programmes are 2 hours 15 minutes. Full details of each programme can be found on the Visit page.

 

October 2018

22 October: 11:00 Story of Parliament

29 October: 09:30 (x2) Tour and Workshop; 10:00 Tour and Workshop; 10:45 People's Parliament

 

Spring Term 2019

January

2 - 4 January: Various slots available

7 January: Various slots available

8 January: 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

9 January: 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

11 January: 9:15, 10:15, 14:15 Story of Parliament; 14:45, 15:00 Tour and workshop

14 January: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 15:15 Tour and workshop

15 January: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 15:15 Tour and workshop (x2)

16 January: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 15:15 Tour and workshop

18 January: 9:15. 10:15, 14:15 Story of Parliament; 14:45 Tour and workshop

21 January: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 14:15 People's Parliament

22 January: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 14:15 People's Parliament; 15:15 Tour and workshop

23 January: 9:15 Story of Parliament

24 January: 14:30 Tour and workshop

25 January: 14:15 Story of Parliament; 14:00, 15:00 Tour and workshop

28 January: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 14:15, 14:30, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

29 January: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

30 January: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 14:15 Tour and Workshop, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

31 January: 15:00 Tour and workshop

 

February

1 February: 9:30 Tour and Workshop, 9:15 Story of Parliament

4 February: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 13:45, 14:15, 14:30, 15:15 Tour and workshop; 14:15 People's Parliament

5 February: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

6 February: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

7 February: 15:00 (x2) Tour and workshop

8 February: 9:15 Story of Parliament, 14:00 (x2), 15:00 Tour and workshop

11 February: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

12 February: 9:15 Story of Parliament, 9:30 Tour and workshop, 14:15 People's Parliament

13 February: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 14:15 People's Parliament

14 February: 9:30 People's Parliament; 14:00 People's Parliament

15 February: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30, 14:45, 15:00 Tour and workshop

18 February: 10:15, 11:45, 13:15, 14:00 Story of Parliament

19 February: 10:15, 11:00, 11:45, 12:30, 14:00 Story of Parliament

20 February: 11:00, 11:45, 12:30, 13:15, 14:00 Story of Parliament

21 February: 10:15, 11:00, 11:45, 12:30, 13:15, 14:00 Story of Parliament

22 February: 10:15, 11:00, 13:15, 14:00 Story of Parliament

25 February: 9:15, 10:15, 11:00 Story of Parliament, 9:30 (x2), 10:00, 14:15, 14:30, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop, 14:15 People's Parliament

26 February: 9:15 Story of Parliament, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

27 February: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30 (x2) Tour and workshop, 12:15, 14:15 People's Parliament

28 February: 9:30 People's Parliament

 

March

1 March: 9:15, 14:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30, 14:45, 15:00 Tour and workshop

4 March: 9:15, 10:15 Story of Parliament; 14:15 People's Parliament

5 March: 9:15 Story of Parliament, 14:15 People's Parliament, 15:15 Tour and workshop

6 March: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 13:45, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

7 March: 14:30, 15:00 Tour and workshop

11 March: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 14:15 Tour and workshop; 14:15 People's Parliament

12 March: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 14:15 Tour and workshop; 14:15 People's Parliament

13 March: 14:15 People's Parliament

14 March: 14:30, 15:00 (x2) Tour and workshop; 9:30 People's Parliament

18 March: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30 (x2), 12:45, 14:15, 14:30, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop; 14:15 People's Parliament

19 March: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30 (x2), 14:15 Tour and workshop, 12:15, 14:15 People's Parliament

20 March: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 11:15, 14:30 Tour and workshop; 10:45, 12:15 People's Parliament

21 March: 14:00 People's Parliament; 15:00 (x2) Tour and workshop

25 March: 9:15, 10:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30 (x2), 13:45, 14:15, 14:30, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop; 14:15 People's Parliament

26 March: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30 (x2), 13:45, 14:15, 14:30 Tour and workshop; 14:15 People's Parliament

27 March: 9:15, 10:15 Story of Parliament; 10:00, 13:45 (x2), 14:15, 14:30, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop, 12:15 People's Parliament

28 March: 9:30, 12:30, 14:00 People's Parliament; 14:00, 14:30, 15:00 (x2) Tour and workshop

 

April

1 April: 9:15, 10:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30 (x2), 10:00, 13:45 (x2), 14:15, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop; 12:15, 14:15 People's Parliament

2 April: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30, 14:30, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop; 14:15 People's Parliament

3 April: 9:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30 (x2), 10:00, 14:30, 15:15 (x2) Tour and workshop

4 April: 9:30 Tour and workshop; 9:30 People's Parliament

5 April: 9:15, 10:15, 14:15 Story of Parliament; 9:30 (x2), 10:00 (x2), 14:00 (x2), 14:45, 15:00 Tour and workshop

 

Please keep an eye on this page for any cancellations. If your school requires a tour only you could contact your MP's office.

School resources and teacher training

Award-winning resources for teachers and educators

If you can’t fit in a visit to us, let Parliament come to you with a range of classroom resources for all ages. Order a loan box, use our interactive whiteboard resources or run a debate with our free packs.

Training and support for teachers and trainees

If you are new to citizenship teaching, or would like more support exploring Parliament and democracy with your students, check out our CPD opportunities.

Seasonal visits

A range of seasonal programmes run throughout the year exploring topical issues and historical subjects, with information regularly updated online or promoted through our newsletter. More details can be found on our school visits page.

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