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Events and activities

The museum is packed with varied and exciting opportunities for children and adults alike.  The museum's programme includes:

  • School Holiday Activities
  • Saturday Event Days
  • Hands-on-History Sessions
  • Storytelling for Under 5s
  • Friday Lunchtime Talks

Remember all events and activities are free.  However we do welcome donations so we can continue to provide a varied and full programme.

 

Get Ready!  Summer School Holidays - Children's FREE Activities - 10.30am - 3.30pm 

Have a go at our FREE make 'n' takes in the school holidays on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

No booking is required, just pop along and have some fun.  Activities last about 20 minutes.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Donations are welcome.

 

 

 

Our next FREE Hands on History Session - Currency- Saturday 20 July 2019, 11am - 4pm

Look forward to the varied and wonderous types of currency from around the world through a range of artefacts to handle.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  No booking required. Donations welcome

 

Our next FREE Under 5s Storytelling Session

Melly's Story:  Melly goes off on holiday - Wednesday, 20 August 2019, 11.15am - 11.45am

Join Melly for a story in the Picture Gallery.    Then, make some noise and have some fun!

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  No booking required. Donations welcome.

 

Our next FREE Friday Lunchtime Talk

Steve Moore - The Undoing of Polly Button - Friday, 6 September 2019, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Author Steve Moore unravels this local murder from 1832 of Mary Green and examines the trial of John Danks for her death.

Booking is essential as places are limited to 55.  To book a free place, please contact the Museum.  Donations are welcome.

 

Our next FREE Event Day

Vikings:  Runes and Raids - Saturday 27 July 2019, 11.00am - 4.00pm

Attend a Viking school and learn to read and write runes.  Meet Thomssen, a former Warrior from Denmark who became a shoe-maker.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  No booking required. Donations welcome.

Last updated Friday, 19th July 2019

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