MUSEUM CALENDAR: Family activities

  • twilight tale trail

    Museum at Night: Family Tale Trail (Ticketed)

    Thursday 25 October 2018
    4.45pm - 7.15pm
    ***SORRY – SOLD OUT*** Book now for our Museum at Night family-friendly guided walk! This special evening is designed for families to enjoy an enchanting walk which offers a truly out of the ordinary experience. You will be guided... (more info)
  • Guy Fawkes Day Bonfire Night

    Guy Fawkes Day Family Activities

    Sunday 04 November 2018
    10.30am - 4.00pm
    Visitors to the Museum on Sunday 4 November can watch and participate in a number of traditional and craft activities with a Bonfire Night theme. Hear the 1605 story of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, see the bonfires lit in celebration... (more info)
  • Tree Dressing 2017

    Tree Dressing

    Sunday 02 December 2018
    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)
  • Green Father Christmas at the Weald & Downland Living Museum

    Meet Green Father Christmas

    Saturday 08 December to Sunday 09 December 2018
    10.30am - 4pm
    On the dates of  8-9, 15-16 and 19-23 December we are welcoming a very special guest to the Museum – Green Father Christmas (Old Winter). Seated in his chamber, traditionally decorated with seasonal greenery, Green Father Christmas will... (more info)
  • Green Father Christmas at the Weald & Downland Living Museum

    Meet Green Father Christmas

    Saturday 15 December to Sunday 16 December 2018
    10.30am - 4pm
    On the dates of  8-9, 15-16 and 19-23 December we are welcoming a very special guest to the Museum – Green Father Christmas (Old Winter). Seated in his chamber, traditionally decorated with seasonal greenery, Green Father Christmas will... (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
    On the dates of  8-9, 15-16 and 19-23 December we are welcoming a very special guest to the Museum – Green Father Christmas (Old Winter). Seated in his chamber, traditionally decorated with seasonal greenery, Green Father Christmas will... (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)
  • 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 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. With prizes at... (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)