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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.

 

Our next FREE Friday Lunchtime Talk 

Professor Ruth Livesey:  George Eliot and Vincent Van Gogh: Everyday Life in Colour - Friday 29 November 2019 - 12.30 - 1.30pm

Professor Ruth Livesey, Royal Holloway, University of London, discusses what do these two great artists share in the way they depict everyday life?

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

Gun Powder Plot! - Saturday 2 November 2019, 11.00am - 4.00pm

Join Guarderobe as they bring their unique talents to bring this famous event to life.  Our younger visitors can make 'n' take a pop-up Guy Fawkes.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  No booking required. Donations welcome.

 

Our next FREE Under 5s Storytelling Session

Melly's Story:  Melly Goes To The Zoo - Wednesday 20 November 2019, - 11.15am - 11.45am

Join Melly for a story in the Picture Gallery. Melly is excited because he is going to meet lots of animals. See if you can find a painting with animals 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 Hands on History Session

The Colour - Purple - Saturday 16 November 2019, 11.00am - 4.00pm

Another day of colour – this time in the form of the royal hue of purple. Much sought after due to the historic difficulty of its manufacture, join us as we showcase some of the purple objects from our collections.

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

Last updated Tuesday, 29th October 2019

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