Friday 20 December – Sunday 5 January
10.30-16.00
Free, drop-in, all ages
Join us for a range of free, festive creative activities, pop-up performances and marvel at our massive ceiling Christmas tree.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Craft it! Christmas
Monday – Friday, 11.15 – 12.45 & 14.40 – 16.00
Saturday & Sunday, 14.00 – 16.00
Friday 27, Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 December, 11.00 – 12.30 & 14.00 – 16.00
Take inspiration from our Christmas tree and choose from a variety of materials, to make your own delightful decorations.
Free, all ages, drop-in

Pop Up Performance
Friday 27 – Sunday 29 December
10.30, 12.00 & 13.30 (30mins)
You’re invited to a very special Victorian Christmas party. From Christmas trees to greeting cards, see for yourself how the Victorians invented Christmas as we know it today and how children used to entertain themselves. Performed by Naomi Sparrow and Elliott Ajai-Ajagbe Daley.
Free, all ages, drop-in

Festive Stories
Monday – Friday & Sunday, 14.00 (excluding 27 & 29 December)
Enjoy an interactive storytelling session inspired by the festive season.
Free, all ages, drop-in

Open Play
Saturdays (excluding 28 Dec), 10.45 – 11.30: 6 months – pre-walking
12.00 – 12.45: walking – 4 years
Touch, move and explore – an open-ended play session in a bespoke environment created by artist Albert Potrony.
Free, booking essential

Play at The Museum
Sundays, 10.30 – 11.45 (excluding 29 December)
Come and play with toys at these themed sessions highlighting areas of our Collection.
Free, all ages, drop-in

Storytime for Under 5s
Monday – Friday, 10.30 (excluding 27 December)
Join our interactive storytelling for under 5s.
Free, 18 months – 5 years, drop-in