Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council

Museum and Art Gallery Events

Free Saturday Event Days

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The Museum & Art Gallery runs a FREE Saturday Event Day each month (except January). The fun activities run from 11.00am until 4.00pm.


Meet a character from history, listen to a story or work with an artist.  These special days promise a lot of fun for everyone!

  • no need to book - just drop-in and take part

  • children must be accompanied by an adult

  • at busy times you may be asked to wait


Pirate Tales with Red Phoenix Storytelling

Saturday 4 April 

Come and have a swashbuckling time on Event Day! Our storyteller will be performing pirate stories and sea shanties. Join in the Smugglers’ Chest game and find out all about smugglers, pirates and privateers! Come and make your own pirate hat and eye patch too. We’ve even got a real pirate sword on display in the Edward Ardizzone exhibition!

Join our Pirate storyteller in the Red Gallery at the following times:

·        11am – 11.30am

·        12pm – 12.30pm

·        1.30pm – 2pm

·        2.30pm – 3pm

·        3.30pm – 4pm


Our pirate Make-n-Take activity will be in the Yellow Gallery, just drop in between 11am to 4pm.

Don’t forget to go and see the pirate sword in the White Gallery and follow our “Tim to the Lighthouse” trail.

All activities are FREE!


Opening Times: Museum And Tearoom

Mondays: Closed except Bank Holidays

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:30am - 4:30pm

Sunday: 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Admission to the museum is free.


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