Junior Tour Guides - 2021 film version
Our fantastic Junior Tour Guides from Roslin Primary School present the story of Rosslyn Chapel. Meet time travelling characters from the past and mythological creatures as they introduce you to the history and legends of this amazing medieval building.
Watch the main film and then try out an exciting array of themed activities shown in the separate activity videos.
All the films are subtitled and you can download the script for the main video.
Audio description versions of the films are also available – click on audio description versions.
Junior Tour Guides film
Join Sir William and Lady St Clair and their scribe, the medieval stonemasons, mythical green men, angels and Victorian visitors to discover the story of Rosslyn Chapel.
See below for time stamps for the different episodes.
Episode time stamps:
|Welcome and Scribe’s Introduction||00.00|
|Episode 1 – Sir William and Lady St Clair||02.31|
|Episode 2 – Stonemasons||07.34|
|Episode 3 – Green Men||13.31|
|Episode 4 – Angels in the Lady Chapel||17.46|
|Episode 5 – Victorian Visitors||21.11|
Apply for a job at Rosslyn Chapel
Fill out an apprentice application as an apprentice at Rosslyn Chapel! With Sir William and Lady St Clair.
Make a soap carving
Learn how to carve a design in soap with the master stonemason and his apprentice.
Play Green Man Tig
Learn the Rosslyn Chapel version of tig with the Green Men, draw a green man face and tart your own green man poem.
Make your own drum
Join the musical angels in the Lady Chapel to learn how to make your very own drum.
Make a “stained glass” window
Use the template below to make an easy stained glass window with the Victorian visitors.
Further learning resources
Rosslyn Chapel has a variety of digital learning resources that can be used either in the classroom or for home learning. Click on the links to find out more about the following related topics:
Discover even more topics at
Digital Learning Resources - The Official Rosslyn Chapel Website
The Junior Tour Guides films will support learning on the following topics:
- Scottish History
- Medieval times/The Middle Ages
- Comparing to Scotland's past
- Midlothian local history
- Rosslyn Chapel
- Sinclair Family
- RME churches and religious buildings
Leave a message for the Junior Tour Guides!
If you enjoyed the films, please leave a message to let our Junior Tour Guides know what you thought.
Your feedback is greatly appreciated.
Made in association with
This project is part of an ongoing partnership between Rosslyn Chapel Trust and Roslin Primary School. With special thanks to Illuminate UK and Media Education.
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