Monday 30 May – Friday 3 June
11.00-16.00, Free

Keep those hands and minds occupied this May Half Term with artist-led workshops helping you turn your fantasies into reality! There’s also plenty of free daily activities for you to drop in to, simply ask at the Information Desk for what is on the day you decide to pop by.
Wind-up robots, toy cars and string puppets…the Museum is jumping with moving toys. Take a closer look at some of these intriguing objects with practising artists and makers. Drop in, All ages.

Plan your visit.

Monday 30 May – Wednesday 1 June, 13.00
Free, Drop-in.

The team from Primo Toys present Cubetto, a playful wooden robot for girls and boys aged 3 and up, powered by the first programming language you can touch. Montessori approved, no screens required.


Crazy Jumping Jacks Workshop
Monday 30 May – Friday 3 June
10.30, 12.00, 14,00, 15.30May half-term 1

Artist Laura X Carle will help you turn your fantasy creature into a classic children’s moving toy – the jointed jumping jack!
£5 per child (with an adult) Ages 4 – 10

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Speaking Sculpture Workshop
Monday 30 May – Friday 3 June
10.15, 11.45, 13.45, 15.15

Join digital maker Paul Clifford to see and learn how he makes your sculptures create noises with simple wires, circuits and tools.
£5 per child (with an adult) Ages 5 – 12

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Workshop Terms & Conditions

  • Children need to be accompanied by adults during the workshop. At least 1 adult per 4 children, but no more than 1 adult per 1 child is required.
  • Please note that we cannot accommodate younger children without tickets in the workshop room.