In contrast to its roots as a top secret organisation, the name of Bletchley Park is now recognised around the world. Sharing Bletchley Park’s stories with our audiences through education is at the heart what we now do here. Since first opening the site as a museum in 1992, educational programming has been a crucial part of the work of Bletchley Park Trust.
Our Learning team of dedicated staff and volunteers now welcomes over 35,000 learning visitors to the site each year and reaches even more through their growing Outreach and Digital programmes. Their workshops, tours and events have won awards at the National School Travel Awards and a prestigious Sandford Award in 2019.
A recent project, Challenge HQ, has seen Bletchley Park open brand new learning spaces on site to complement the increasing work done by this busy team. This gives us a perfect opportunity for our listeners to meet the Learning team and find out more about this exciting new project.
The outside of the learning spaces will be covered with a custom, full-scale design which five local young people helped to create. For the Bletchley Park Podcast, we brought them back to the Park to meet a Veteran of BP’s Japanese Section, Charlotte ‘Betty’ Webb.
Image ©Bletchley Park Trust 2020