Board Game Fun!

Monday 24 – Sunday 30 October

lego chess

Enjoy a week of board game fun, celebrating the opening of our new exhibition Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered. From a giant board game play where you become a piece yourself to tiny craft and making activities.

Drop-in, All ages

Board Game Collage Workshop

Monday 24 – Friday 28 October
10.30, 12.00 (60 mins) or 14.15 (90 mins)

Join artist Helen Rousseau for this surrealist-inspired fun 3D collage workshop, use unexpected materials like clay, ping pong balls or golf tees to create your own game pieces. In the 14.15 session, for children aged 7+, you will also create a games board.

£5 per child, Age 5+, £7 per child, Age 7+ helen rousseau

Book now 60 minutes (10.30 and 12.00)

Book now 90 minutes (14.15)

Draw and Design Games Workshop

Hato Press

Monday 24, Tuesday 25, Friday 28, Saturday 29 October
10.15, 11.45, 13.45. 15.15 (60 mins)
Fun workshops inspired by colourful board games designs with independent publishing house Hato. Work with Hato’s artists to re-design classic board game graphics with drawing and collage.

£5 per child, Age 5+

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Steps and Lizards Workshop


Wednesday 26, Thursday 27, Sunday 30 October
10.15, 11.45 (60 mins)
Re-design one of the oldest board games, Snakes & Ladders, you decide and design what helps the players move up and down the 100 square board. Will it be snakes, ladders, steps or lizards…?

£5 per child, Age 5+

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Game Pieces Upcycling Workshop

monopoly car

Wednesday 26, Thursday 27, Sunday 30 October
13.45, 15.15 (60 mins)
Browse through a selection of beautiful game pieces, and with help from makers, turn them into badges, necklaces, cufflinks or anything wearable.

£5 per child, Age 6+

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