MUSEUM CALENDAR: Family activities

  • Daffodils in window

    Easter at the Museum (CANCELLED)

    Saturday 04 April to Sunday 19 April 2020
    10.30am - 6.00pm
    The health and safety of our visitors, staff and community is paramount. In light of Government issued advice, we will be cancelling all events until mid-May, after this time we will review the situation. We are truly sorry for any... (more info)
  • Boys playing outdoors at the Museum

    Half Term Activities: Nature

    Monday 25 May to Friday 29 May 2020
    Head to the Museum for fantastic indoor and outdoor hands-on history fun this half term focusing on the Natural World. From Bank Holiday Monday 25 May to Friday 29 May, accompanied children of all ages can channel their energy into a range... (more info)
  • Mr Stink artwork

    Children Theatre: David Walliam’s ‘Mr Stink’ (Cancelled)

    Friday 12 June 2020
    6.00 pm - 8.30 pm
    The health and safety of our visitors, staff and community is paramount. Due to the continuing global public health crisis and following Government advice, Heartbreak Productions have taken the decision to cancel all Mr Stink shows... (more info)
  • Summer Season artwork in bright colours

    Summer Season – Cultural Evenings of Film, Theatre, Music & Opera

    Friday 12 June to Sunday 30 August 2020
    6.15pm to late
    Come & enjoy evenings of culture across the summer with film, theatre, music & even opera!  Relax & unwind in the hazy evening light and enjoy summer entertainment set against the backdrop of our beautiful museum.  You can... (more info)
  • Rare Breeds 2020 artwork

    Rare & Traditional Breeds Show

    Sunday 19 July 2020
    10.00am - 4.30pm
    The Rare & Traditional Breeds Show is back at the Museum for 2020! 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)
  • Children with pumpkin

    Hallowe’en Half Term Activities

    Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October 2020
    11.00am - 3.00pm
    Enjoy the great outdoors this autumn half term at the Museum, with fantastic Hallowe’en-themed family activities taking place from 11am-3pm from Monday 26 October – Friday 30 October. Children of all ages can channel their... (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)