Easter Holidays

© Kay Bojesen

Monday 2 – Friday 13 April
11.00–16.00
All ages, Drop In & Bookable Workshops

Be inspired by the colours and shapes of flowers and plants, explore different natural materials for crafts and enjoy folk stories from Nordic countries.

FAMILY WORKSHOPS:

Workshops 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.

NATURE: PATTERN PRINT WORKSHOP
Tuesday 3 – Thursday 5 & Tuesday 10 – Thursday 12 April
10.40, 12.30 &14.40 (80min)
Get inspiration from Nordic design classics like Marimekko, and work with artist Helen Rousseau to design your own press print pattern.
£7 per child, Age 4+

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CLAYWORLD WORKSHOP
Tuesday 3, Thursday 5, Friday 6, Tuesday 10, Thursday 12 & Friday 13 April,
11.00 (60min)
Create an imaginary miniature clay world with the help of artist Sarah Dhanjal.
£5 per child, Age 4+

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ANIMATED CLAY CREATURES WORKSHOP
Tuesday 3, Thursday 5, Friday 6, Tuesday 10, Thursday 12 & Friday 13 April
14.00 (120 min)
What if the creatures in the display Dream On…came to life? Imagine surreal worlds and create a stop frame animation with artist Sarah Dhanjal.
£10 per child, Age 8+

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DROP-IN ACTIVITIES:

NORDIC FOLK STORIES
Saturday 7 & 14 April
14.00 & 15.00 (30 min)
Join storytellers Nell Phoenix and Sarah Liisa Wilkinson in the special story hut in the Century of the Child exhibition for some Nordic Folk fun.
Drop-in, All ages

POP-UP SISTER BROTHER PHOTO STUDIO
Monday 2 April
11.00–13.00 & 14.00–16.00
Meet the artist behind the exhibition Sister Brother, Madeleine Waller, in this pop-up studio and create a special family portrait with props, complete with a frame designed by you.
£5 per family, sign-up on the day.

DRAW YOUR DREAMS
Monday 2 – Friday 6, Monday 9 – Friday 13 April
10.30–12.30 & 13.30–15.30
Do you remember what you dreamt this morning? Get inspired by the wonderful artworks children created from their dreams in the Dream On… exhibition, and draw your own dreams.
Drop-in, All ages

NORDIC INSPIRED ARTS AND CRAFTS
Monday 2 – Friday 13 April
11.00–13.00 & 14.00–16.00
Visit the special activity tables in the Century of the Child: Nordic Design for Children exhibition, and get creative with your family with our arts and craft activities.
Drop-in, All ages

ANIMAL MAGIC: STORYTELLING FOR UNDER 5s
Monday – Thursday & Sunday, 2 – 15 April
10.30 (30min)
Multi-sensory storytelling inspired by well-loved animal tales, for early years children.
Drop-in, ages 18 months-5 years

LITTLE HANDS PLAYTIME
Friday & Saturday 6 – 14 April
10.15-11.00
Touch, explore and play at this session for little hands. A themed environment invites babies and their carers for a tactile, open-ended playtime.
Drop-in, 6-18 months

PLAY AT THE MUSEUM
Monday 2 – Friday 13 April
11.20-12.00
Come and have a go at toys you can find on display at the Museum. Themed sessions highlighting key areas of the Collection, such as Retro Toys and Board Games.
Drop-in, All ages

TELLING TALES
Monday 2 – Friday 13 April
12.20 (30min)
Storytelling featuring popular children’s tales. Children can help tell the story using sounds and props.
Drop-in, All ages