27 July – 1 September, 10.30-16.00
Free, drop-in, all ages unless otherwise stated
Check at the Information Desk for locations

Summer Festival

Join us this summer and join in a range of free activities from design stations, to storytelling and play sessions.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Play at the Museum
10.30-12.00
Come and have a go at play things from our museum displays at these themed sessions highlighting areas of our Collection.

Telling Tales
12.20
Lively storytelling featuring popular children’s tales. Children will help tell the story in this interactive session.

DIY Design Station
14.00-16.00
Weekly design challenges devised by artists and designers will invite you to get imaginative and creative, and make a little something to take home. On Mondays of each week a guest designer will be present to help you get going.


Tuesday & Thursday

Storytelling for Under 5s
10.30
Join our interactive storytelling for little ones.
18 months – 4 years

Play at the Museum
11.15-12.45

DIY Design Station
14.00-16.00


Saturday

Open Play for babies and toddlers
10.45 & 12.00
6 months – 4 years
Touch, move and explore in this open-ended play session, held in a bespoke environment created by artist Albert Potrony.
Book a session from Open Play: babies (10.45-11.30, 6 months to pre-walking), or Open Play: toddlers (12.00-12.45, walking – 4 years).
Free, booking essential

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Eco Makers!
14.00-16.00
Stuck for something to do with plastic bottles, egg boxes and cardboard? With help from the museum team you can create something super cool and save things from the recycling bin!


Sunday

Storytelling for Under 5s
10.30

Play at the Museum
11.15-12.45

Telling Tales
14.00

Eco Makers!
14.40-16.00