october half term pirate themed

Saturday 20 – Sunday 28 October, 10.30-16.00

Visit the Museum, dressed up and ready for the unmissable week all about pirates! See a pop-up performance or join fun, pirate-themed workshops.

To book your place for the family workshops, please call +44 (0)20 8983 5200, between 10.00-17.00. If you have enquiries, you can also contact mocbookings@vam.ac.uk.

Pop-up Performance

LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE: THE CALL OF THE SEA
Tuesday – Thursday, 11.00, 13.00 & 15.00

Climb aboard, all hands on deck for a pirate adventure on the high seas! A playful performance directed by Astrid Hilne with original music and songs by Jo Girdlestone.

Free, all ages

Family Workshops

PIRATES ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP
Monday – Friday, 10.40, 12.30 & 14.40 (80 mins)

Work with illustrator/writer Loretta Schauer to create your own pirate character. Come up with the name, look and personality and illustrate it.

£7 per child, ages 7+

PIRATES PAPER COSTUME WORKSHOP
Monday – Tuesday, 10.40, 12.30 & 14.40 (80 mins)

Join artist Francesca Centioni-Dene to create a wearable pirate costume out of a paper sack.

£7 per child, ages 4+

PIRATES BANDANA WORKSHOP
Wednesday – Friday, 10.40, 12.30 & 14.40 (80 mins)

Design patterns and arrange colours to create your own pirate bandana, with the help of designer Rebekah Lidwell.

£7 per child, ages 4+

Free Activity

DECORATE THE PIRATE’S SHIP
Monday – Friday, 11.00-13.00 & 14.00-16.00

Design, create and add to a giant cardboard pirate’s ship on the Marble Floor of the Museum.

Free, all ages

 


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.

To book your place for the family workshops, please call +44 (0)20 8983 5200, between 10.00-17.00. If you have enquiries, you can also contact mocbookings@vam.ac.uk.

Image credit: Loretta Schauer