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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.

 

Special Bicentenary Event - The Oracle of the Tap Rooms

Join us for special performances here at the Museum at 11am and then in the Memorial Gardens, Riversley Park at 12 noon,  or at 2pm at Rope Walk Shopping Centre and finally at 3pm at George Eliot Hotel on Saturday 14 September.  See our What's On Guide for more details.

 

 

Our next FREE Friday Lunchtime Talk

Sorry, the museum is having essential maintenance works done so our next talk will be in November.

Details to follow.

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

Storytelling - Heroes and Villains - Peter Chand - Saturday 14 September 2019, 11.00am - 4.00pm

Join this award winning storyteller with his fantastical stories about Heroes and Villains.  His performances will be at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm.  Younger visitors can 'make 'n' take' an activity to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  No booking required. Donations welcome.

 

Our next FREE Under 5s Storytelling Session

Melly's Story:  Melly goes on a picnic! - Wednesday, 18 September 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 Hands on History Session - Set in Stone - Saturday 21 September 2019, 11am - 4pm

Get hands on with some objects from our collections made primarily or even entirely from stone.

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

 

Last updated Tuesday, 10th September 2019

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