Flint knapping workshop (intergenerational)

1pm – 4pm Intergenerational workshops Two tickets together, from aged 8+ to adult. Suitable for grandparents with grandchildren or two other generations together. All include afternoon refreshments. The course Find out about flint and have a go at working with flint in this afternoon session. The tutor Grant Williams Participant information This is an intergenerational

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Introduction to knitting (Intergenerational)

1pm – 4pm Intergenerational workshops Two tickets together, from aged 8+ to adult. Suitable for grandparents with grandchildren or two other generations together. All include afternoon refreshments. The course Come along and have a go at knitting! Make a small owl or other creature. We will have a variety of tools to help you on

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Introduction to wattle fencing (Intergenerational)

1pm – 4pm Intergenerational workshops Two tickets together, from aged 8+ to adult. Suitable for grandparents with grandchildren or two other generations together. All include afternoon refreshments. The course A practical session to get hands-on with woodland materials and make a section of wattle fence, with Jon Roberts. The tutor Jon Roberts Participant information This

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Flint knapping workshop (intergenerational)

1pm – 4pm Intergenerational workshops Two tickets together, from aged 8+ to adult. Suitable for grandparents with grandchildren or two other generations together. All include afternoon refreshments. The course Find out about flint and have a go at working with flint in this afternoon session. The tutor Grant Williams Participant information This is an intergenerational

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Introduction to felt making (Intergenerational)

1pm – 4pm Intergenerational workshops Two tickets together, from aged 8+ to adult. Suitable for grandparents with grandchildren or two other generations together. All include afternoon refreshments. The course Felt is a very ancient textile form; find out about how it is made and have a go yourself in this hands-on workshop with textile artist

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Introduction to knitting (Intergenerational)

1pm – 4pm Intergenerational workshops Two tickets together, from aged 8+ to adult. Suitable for grandparents with grandchildren or two other generations together. All include afternoon refreshments. The course Come along and have a go at knitting! Make a small owl or other creature. We will have a variety of tools to help you on

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Introduction to tatting (Intergenerational)

1pm – 4pm Intergenerational workshops Two tickets together, from aged 8+ to adult. Suitable for grandparents with grandchildren or two other generations together. All include afternoon refreshments. The course Have a go at this skill, which is a form of lace making and uses shuttles to tie knots. The tutor, Rose Savage, will show everyone

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William Cobbett walk

Starts at 2pm The walk William Cobbett took one of his famous “Rural Rides” through East Dean to Singleton on 2nd August 1823, and admired what he saw on the way. Starting at 2pm we will walk the same route – about 4 miles – ending up at the Museum for tea and a short

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Make a folding table

9.30am-4.30pm The course Starting with sawn boards for the table top and materials for the leg structure, each student will design and create their own individual table. Styles and sizes will vary depending on the maker and the intended use and location of the table. No previous experience necessary, although attendance of other green wood

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Dairying

11am-2pm The course A session based on the newly finished Eastwick Park Dairy at the Museum. A hands-on session in the basics of making butter and a soft cheese. The tutor Marc Meltonville, Royal Palace Food Historian, has worked on displays of historic cookery and the reconstruction of kitchens at many of the six Royal

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