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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.


Please note a change of date for one of our free event days:

Our next FREE Saturday Event Day is now on 15 September.

Life In The Bronze Age - Saturday, 15 September 2018

Join Garderobe to find out more about Prehistoric Times.  This will be a "hands-on" event.

No booking is required, just drop in from 11am until 4pm.  Donations are welcome.


Our next Hands-on History session:

Journeys - Saturday, 15 September 2018

Objects inspired by the theme of journeys include a toy Romany caravan, wartime headlight and Inuit snow goggles.

No booking required, just drop in anytime from 11am - 4pm.


Our next Storytelling Session

Melly's Day at Work - Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 11.15am - 11.45am

Join Melly on his first day at work.  Make some noise and have some fun!

Weather permitting this session may take place outside so please meet at reception. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  No booking required.


Our next Lunchtime Talk

Jane Arnold:  On The Ration - Friday, 21 September 2018, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Find out about clothing and food during the wartime years of 1939-1945.

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

Last updated Friday, 31st August 2018

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