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Summer Holiday Activities


Gallery Treasure Hunts

Saturday 21 July - Saturday 11 August

Find the migrating birds perched around the building

Tuesday 14 August - Saturday 1 September

Find all the colourful tractors parked around the building

All day, Tuesday - Saturday.  All children must be accompanied by an adult



What's in the Box?

Friday 27 July and Friday 31 August

11am - 12 noon

come along to our social history gallery and look at some of the weird and wonderful objects we have in the collection.  In this rare opportunity you can handle some collection objects and find out more about them.

Drop-in.  Children must be accompanied by an adult



Storytelling

Friday 3 August - 10.30am to 11.30am

Friday 24 August - 10.30am to 11.30am

Join Tom the Tale Teller telling traditional stories from around the world with his story stick and a few surprises along the way.  These wondrous tales will entral young and old alike.

Suitable for 4 - 94 year olds

Drop-in.  Children must be accompanied by an adult



Print Demonstrations

Every Wednesday 10am to 12noon

25 July - Press printing

1 Aug - Gelli printing

8 Aug - Photographic screen

15 Aug - Lino printing

22 Aug - Mono printing

29 Aug - Lithography

No booking required.  All ages, Drop-in.  Children must be accompanied by an adult



Drop in Thursday workshops

Every Thursday - 10.30am to 12.30pm

26 July - Hedgehog Heroes

2 August - Junk Model Houses

9 August - Awesome Aeroplanes and Terrific Trains

16 August - Picture This

23 August - Bird Mobile

30 August - Creative Collage

No booking required. All ages, Children must be accompanied by an adult



Pottery Day

Friday 17 August - 10am to 4pm

Suitable for 8 to 14 years

£25 per child

Come and get creative clay. Join Lesley Ann French and learn new techniques and have fun during this one day workshop

Children must bring a packed lunch.

Pre-booking essential.

To book a place call 01788 533217 or book now with Sportsbooker



Animation Workshops

Join 'Lets Animate' in these full day courses.

Plan, script, build, animate, edit and add sounds to your own animated short story using Lego and plasticine.

Brick Animation

Tuesday 31 July - 10am to 4pm, £30 per child per day. Suitable for 8 - 12 years

Book a place on 01788 533217 or online with Sportsbooker. Children must bring a packed lunch.

Claymation

Tuesday 21 August - 10am to 4pm, £30 per child per day. Suitalbe for 8 - 12 years

Book a place on 01788 533217 or online with Sportsbooker  Children must bring a packed lunch.



FREE EVENT DAY

By the Seaside

Wednesday 15 August 1pm to 4pm

Suitable for all ages.

We are going back to the past to explore the swimwear, photos and seaside memorabilia during this fun event.  Join us for crafts, seaside music, games, objects from our collection, dancing and dressing up.

Just drop in to join us at the event, charges apply for refreshments.  One to bring the Grandparents to.



Little Discoveries - Mini Explorers

Every Tuesday 11am - 12noon

Each week explore a different theme with nursery rhymes, play and our parachute.

24 July - Colours of the rhyme

31 July - Super shapes

7 August - Holiday Travel

14 August - Heads, shoulders, knees and toes

21 August - Touchy, feely textures.

28 August - Farmyard fun



August Bank Holiday

Roman Day

Monday 27 August - 11am to 2pm

Come and meet our Romans and learn how they lived.  Do our Roman hunt and make your own Roman tile.

Drop in activity.  Children must be accompanied by an adult



Quiet Hour

23 August - 4pm to 5pm

For families with additional needs.  Enjoy the gallery when it is closed to the public.