Memories of Teddy Bears

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Memories of Teddy Bears

Saturday 21 – Friday 27 October
All Ages, Drop In Activities & Ticketed Workshops

Care Bears, Paddington Bear, Winnie the Pooh and more…the Museum is stuffed with lots of teddy bears! Discover bears with amazing stories in the collection, create your own soft toys, share your memories of favourite cuddly toys, learn about the history of teddy bears and enjoy lots of free crafts, including Care Bear origami!

Sponsored by Care Bears.

Meet Cheer Bear!
Tuesday, 24 October & Thursday, 26 October
11.00 – 14.30

Cheer Bear will be making special visits to the museum this Half Term! Stop by to say hello!

Make a Teddy Bear Workshop

Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 October      
14.00-16.00 (120 mins)

A step-by-step workshop to create your very own teddy bear. Work with  maker Emma Skinmore to complete a bespoke teddy bear to take home.

£15 per child, Age 8+

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Care Bears’ Colourful Picnic Workshop

Monday 23 – Friday 27 October
10.30, 12.00, 14.00, 15.30 (60 mins)

Where would you take your favourite cuddly toys for a picnic? Create a colourful, miniature teddy bears’ picnic scene with illustrator Amy Brown.

£5 per child, Age 4+

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Your Critter Friend Workshop

Monday 23 – Tuesday 24 October
10.40, 12.30, 14.40 (80 mins)

Get inspiration from our cuddly toy collection to create your own upcycled toy. Maker Cherene Hamilton will help you design and create your new critter friend.

£7 per child, Age 6+

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Toy Memories: Photography Workshop

Wednesday 25 – Friday 27 October
10.40, 12.30, 14.40 (80 mins)

Do you have special memories of your favourite toy? Explore the memories the toys in the Museum hold with artist photographer Marysa Dowling, a mixture of making and photography workshop.

£7 per child, Age 6+

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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.


Sponsored By
Care Bears