MUSEUM CALENDAR: Family activities

  • Green Father Christmas at the Weald & Downland Living Museum

    Meet Green Father Christmas

    Saturday 15 December to Sunday 16 December 2018
    10.30am - 4pm
    This December we are welcoming a very special guest to the Museum – Green Father Christmas (Old Winter). Saturday 8 December – Sorry SOLD OUT Sunday 9 December – Sorry SOLD OUT Saturday 15 December – Sorry SOLD OUT... (more info)
  • Green Father Christmas

    Meet Green Father Christmas (ticketed)

    Wednesday 19 December 2018
    4pm - 8pm
    Sorry SOLD OUT This December we are welcoming a very special guest to the Museum – Green Father Christmas (Old Winter). On the evening of Wednesday 19 December you can meet Green Father Christmas, with appointments from 4pm-8pm, plus... (more info)
  • Green Father Christmas at the Weald & Downland Living Museum

    Meet Green Father Christmas

    Thursday 20 December to Sunday 23 December 2018
    10.30am - 4pm
    This December we are welcoming a very special guest to the Museum – Green Father Christmas (Old Winter). Saturday 8 December – Sorry SOLD OUT Sunday 9 December – Sorry SOLD OUT Saturday 15 December – Sorry SOLD OUT... (more info)
  • Christmas at the Museum

    Wednesday 26 December to Thursday 27 December 2018
    10.30am - 4pm
    From Tudor to Victorian times, a historic festive treat awaits visitors on Boxing Day and Thursday 27 December, when the Museum’s traditionally decorated houses will reflect the spirit of Christmas through the ages. It is a wonderful... (more info)
  • Wassail

    Wassailing Day

    Saturday 19 January 2019
    10.30am - 4pm
    Visitors on Saturday 19 January can watch and take part in a number of traditional and craft activities with a wassailing theme between 12pm and 3pm. About Wassailing The word ‘Wassail’ comes from the Saxon, ‘Waes Hael’, which... (more info)
  • Spring half term activities

    Monday 18 February to Friday 22 February 2019
    11.00am - 3.00pm
    Wrap up warm and head to the Museum for five days of creative half term family activities from Monday 18 to Friday 22 February 2019. From make and take activities to creative crafts – activities vary daily, so there is always... (more info)
  • Southdown lambs

    Easter at the Museum

    Monday 08 April to Monday 22 April 2019
    10.30am - 5.30pm
    The Museum is a wonderful place to visit at Easter. From our traditional Easter weekend to family-friendly Easter activities – there’s something for everyone! Easter marks the start of our main season, when the longer days and... (more info)
  • Rare Breeds Show 2016 - Weald & Downland Museum

    Rare & Traditional Breeds Show

    Sunday 14 July 2019
    10.00am - 4.30pm
    The Rare & Traditional Breeds Show is back at the Museum for 2019! UK smallholders play a vital role in nurturing rare and traditional breeds of livestock, and hundreds of cattle, sheep, pigs and goats who will participate in the show.... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 7 August

    Wednesday 07 August 2019
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place at the Museum every Wednesday in August! A list of activities will be uploaded to this page in advance of each Wonderful Wednesday and a flyer and map will be... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 14 August

    Wednesday 14 August 2019
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place at the Museum every Wednesday in August! A list of activities will be uploaded to this page in advance of each Wonderful Wednesday and a flyer and map will be... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 21 August

    Wednesday 21 August 2019
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place at the Museum every Wednesday in August! A list of activities will be uploaded to this page in advance of each Wonderful Wednesday and a flyer and map will be... (more info)
  • Wonderful Wednesdays

    Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Holiday Activities – 28 August

    Wednesday 28 August 2019
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Wonderful Wednesdays are fun-packed activity days for families, which take place at the Museum every Wednesday in August! A list of activities will be uploaded to this page in advance of each Wonderful Wednesday and a flyer and map will be... (more info)
  • Tree Dressing 2017

    Tree Dressing

    Sunday 01 December 2019
    10.30am - 4.30pm (activities from 12.30pm)
    Tree Dressing is a magical occasion for all the family, celebrating the importance of trees in our lives. Make a greenery headdress and turn a jam jar into a lantern Join the procession illuminated by hundreds of lanterns Dress the aspen... (more info)