MUSEUM CALENDAR: FULL LIST Of EVENTS

  • Jez Smith playing Hurdy Gurdy

    Historic Life Weekend: Music – Historic Homes & Harmonies (CANCELLED)

    Saturday 17 October to Sunday 18 October 2020
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Due to COVID-19 this event has been cancelled. This Historic Life Weekend has a theme of Music – Historic Homes & Harmonies. Come and listen to music played in the different historic homes at the Museum – some traditional... (more info)
  • Children with pumpkin

    October Half Term Activities – Fun for all the family

    Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October 2020
    11.00am - 3.00pm
    Enjoy the great outdoors this autumn half term at the Museum, with family activities packs from Monday 26 October – Friday 30 October. Details to follow in late September Around the Museum Between activities, enjoy the fresh air and see... (more info)
  • Museum at Night: Tales of the Unexpected (Ticketed)

    Friday 30 October to Saturday 31 October 2020
    6.45pm - 9.00pm
    On Friday 30 and Saturday 31 October 2020 we will open our doors from 6.45pm for pre-booked visitors to experience our atmospheric Museum at Night guided walks with a theme of tales of the unexpected, showcasing our treasured site in... (more info)
  • Historic Life Weekend: Fire & Light

    Saturday 07 November to Sunday 08 November 2020
    11.00am - 4.00pm
    Today we can come home to a house that can often be heated quickly, with the means to cook rapidly and light at the flick of a switch. A walk through the Museum during this weekend will give a better idea of how homes in the past were lit... (more info)
  • Lanterns at the tree dressing

    Tree Dressing

    Sunday 06 December 2020
    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)