MUSEUM CALENDAR: Family activities

  • 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)
  • Historic Life Weekend: Ink, Books & Quills

    Saturday 11 May to Sunday 12 May 2019
    10.30am - 5.30pm
    The production of books and the way the lettering went onto the page, to produce everything from a probate inventory to published book is the fascinating subject that will be explored in the third historic life weekend of the year. Talk to... (more info)
  • Day of Dance

    Sunday 09 June 2019
    From 11am to 3.45pm
    Join us on for a day of dance at the Museum. There will be a number of morris sides dancing in different locations at the Museum, including in the market square area. A programme for the day will be posted here shortly before the event.... (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)
  • twilight tale trail

    Museum at Night: Family Tale Trail (Ticketed)

    Thursday 31 October 2019
    4.45pm - 7.15pm
    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 by lamplight to different... (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)
  • Christmas at the Museum

    Thursday 26 December to Friday 27 December 2019
    10.30am - 4pm
    From Tudor to Victorian times, a historic festive treat awaits visitors on Boxing Day and Friday 27 December, when the Museum’s traditionally decorated houses will reflect the spirit of Christmas through the ages. It is a wonderful time... (more info)