6 – 22 April 2019
Admission free, drop-in
Join us for a series of workshops, performances and activities this Easter school holiday, celebrating the final weeks of A Pirate’s Life for Me exhibition.

Family workshops:

Paper Sack Costume
8 & 12 April 2019, 10.40, 12.30 & 14.40 (80mins)
£7 per child, ages 4+
Join artist Francesca Centioni-Dene to create a wearable pirate costume out of a paper sack.

Pirates Bandana Making
9 – 11 April 2019, 10.40, 12.30 & 14.40 (80mins)
£7 per child, ages 4+
Design patterns and arrange colours to create your own pirate bandana.


Booking information:
– 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.
– Please note that we cannot accommodate younger children without tickets in the workshop room.
– We are not able to offer refund or exchange for these workshop tickets.

Special activity:

Half-day Pirate Camp
16 – 18 April 2019, 10.00-12.30
£17.50 per child per day, ages 5-11
Train yourself to be a pirate in this half-day camp with the team from Chimp & Bee. Create your own pirate outfit, learn some pirate moves and songs, and perform the finale on the pirate’s ship in the museum.



Pop-up performance (free, drop in):

The Great and Odorous Captain Putrid
9 – 11 April 2019, 11.00, 13.00 & 15.00 (30min)
Free, drop in, all ages
Come aboard on an adventure with the notorious Captain Putrid to help him get his stink back! A fun, interactive storytelling with opportunities to join in and sing along for families.

Free drop-in activities:

Decorate the Pirate Ship
19 – 22 April 2019, 11.00-13.00 & 14.00-16.00
Free, drop in, all ages
Design, create and add to a giant cardboard pirate ship on the Marble Floor of the Museum. An activity designed and created by artist Laura X Carlé.

More free drop-in activities will take place throughout 6 – 22 April, including arts & crafts and storytelling sessions. Full programme available soon.