Aunt Bessie’s Experience

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The Aunt Bessie’s Experience gives children the opportunity to see inside one of Hull’s famous manufacturers to learn about food development and production.


  • To help children understand the wider world that exists outside of their community
  • To raise aspirations for future careers
  • To learn how a manufacturing facility works
  • To begin to understand the different jobs available and skills/qualifications needed
  • To discover the role of IT and STEM subjects in manufacturing
  • To discuss and understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace


  • Introduction and health and safety briefing
  • Overview of the departments within Aunt Bessie’s
  • Tour of the Yorkshire Pudding factory to see how they are made
  • Take part in a packing activity (if possible on the day)
  • Design your own lunch in the ‘New Product Development Kitchen’
  • Wind Turbine Experience
  • Engineering talk and closing