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Events in the area - Children's Events

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Please note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, and following government guidelines to encourage social distancing and for people to stay home and stay safe, we are not currently accepting applications to hold events for the foreseeable future. 

The events listed below have been listed by members of the public and should have been called in light of current events. Please call the event organisers if you have any questions.

There have been various changes to services following the coronavirus pandemic. For the latest information on service changes, visit www.charnwood.gov.uk/coronavirus.

Upcoming events

On Now until Mon 27th April, 2020

Chicken or Egg?

It’s Easter time here at Charnwood Museum and chicks have hatched all over! Can you find them and pair them up? FREE Usual opening times

On Now until Wed 8th April, 2020

Tiny Tuesday Special: Hop Stop!

FREE gallery game for under-fives Usual opening times

Wed 8th April, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits!

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? 10am-12.00pm Drop in activity £1.00 per child/item made

Thu 9th April, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Make It!

Join us on gallery for some art and craft activities – Make It! Small charge for activities 10.00am - 12.00pm

Thu 16th April, 2020, 11am to 12pm

Illuminate

Inspired by our current exhibition, join us at this art and craft workshop to make your own illuminated letter. 11.00am – 12.00pm £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential.

Fri 17th April, 2020, 11am to 4pm

Games Day

Join the Friends of Charnwood Museum for another amazing games day. Try your hand at some traditional games from throughout the ages and around the world! 11am – 4pm FREE

Thu 23rd April, 2020, 11am to 12pm

Blooming Bonnets

Have a go at make your own spring inspired bonnet in this art and craft workshop. 11.00am – 12.00pm £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential.

Tue 12th May, 2020, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Story Sharing

FREE story sharing resources on gallery 10.30am-12.00pm

Sat 23rd May to Sun 7th June, 2020

All a Flutter!

Birds are everywhere in the museum! Can you find them all and complete the quiz? FREE Usual opening times

Wed 27th May, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits!

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? 10am-12.00pm Drop in activity £1.00 per child/item made

Thu 28th May, 2020, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Egg Carton Flowers

Make your own everlasting flowers from egg boxes in our recycling art and craft workshop. 1.30pm – 2.30pm £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential.

Tue 16th June, 2020, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Football Fever

Have a go at our free football game, just for under-fives! FREE 10.30am -12.00pm

Sat 11th July to Sun 2nd August, 2020

Astounding Anglo-Saxons!

Have a go at our archaeology themed gallery game – it’s all Anglo-Saxon to us! FREE Usual Opening Times

Tue 14th July, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

Tiny Tuesday Special: Amazing Archaeology!

Come and get up close to some amazing archaeology! Handle some ancient artefacts and take part in some fun activities! 10.30-11.30am £2.50 per child, under-fives only – suitable from 12months upwards Booking essential

Wed 15th July, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits!

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? 10am-12.00pm Drop in activity £1.00 per child/item made

Wed 22nd July, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits!

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? 10am-12.00pm Drop in activity £1.00 per child/item made

Thu 23rd July, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Make It!

Join us on gallery for some art and craft activities – Make It! Small charge for activities 10.00am-12.00pm

Wed 29th July, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits!

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? 10am-12.00pm Drop in activity £1.00 per child/item made

Thu 30th July, 2020, 11am to 12pm

Mask Making

Join us for this art and craft workshop to create your own mask and transform yourself into whatever you like! 11.00am – 12.00pm £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential.

Tue 4th August to Sun 6th September, 2020

People at Work

Inspired by our current exhibition on the ‘People at Work’ series of Ladybird Books, this gallery game needs you to hunt down the characters around the museum and match them to their ideal job! FREE Usual Opening Times

Tue 4th August, 2020, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Sensory Summertime

Come along to the Museum and try out our summer themed box of sensory activities FREE 10.30am-12.00pm

Wed 5th August, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits!

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? 10am-12.00pm Drop in activity £1.00 per child/item made

Thu 6th August, 2020, 11am to 12pm

Clay Creatures

Everyone’s favourite clay workshop is back! What will you make? 11.00am – 12.00pm £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential.

Wed 12th August, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits!

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? 10am-12.00pm Drop in activity £1.00 per child/item made

Thu 13th August, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Make It!

Join us on gallery for some art and craft activities – Make It! Small charge for activities 10.00am-12.00pm

Fri 14th August, 2020, 11am to 4pm

Games Day

Join us on gallery for some art and craft activities – Make It! Small charge for activities 10.00am-12.00pm

Wed 19th August, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits!

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? 10am-12.00pm Drop in activity £1.00 per child/item made

Thu 20th August, 2020, 11am to 12pm

Dinosaur Junk Modelling

Create your very own dinosaur from a variety of different materials in this recycling art and craft workshop 11.00am – 12.00pm £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential.

Tue 15th September, 2020, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Story Sharing

Free story sharing resources on gallery 10.30am-12.00pm

Tue 6th October, 2020, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Awesome Autumn!

Come along to the Museum and try out our autumn themed box of sensory activities FREE 10.30am -12.00pm

Sat 17th October to Sat 31st October, 2020

Puzzling Pumpkins

All hallows eve is nearly here….and something strange is happening in the Pumpkin Patch. Can you find the clues to solve our spooky themed gallery game? FREE Usual Opening Times

Wed 21st October, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits!

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? 10am-12.00pm Drop in activity £1.00 per child/item made

Thu 22nd October, 2020, 11am to 12pm

The Imagination Station!

Join us for an illustration themed workshop! 11.00am – 12.00pm £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential.

Fri 23rd October, 2020, 11am to 3pm

Games Day

Join us on gallery for some art and craft activities – Make It! Small charge for activities 10.00am-12.00pm

Wed 28th October, 2020, 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Wotsits!

Come and make a wotsit with us! Will it be a badge or a keyring? 10am-12.00pm Drop in activity £1.00 per child/item made

Thu 29th October, 2020, 11am to 12pm

Magic and Mayhem!

Halloween is nearly here and is the inspiration for this art and craft workshop…it might be mayhem! 11.00am – 12.00pm £3.00 per child. Suitable for children aged 3 and above, booking essential.

Tue 17th November, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

Tiny Tuesday Special: Starry Starry Night

The night sky is the inspiration for this painting workshop just for under-fives. Make sure you bring some spare clothes just in case! 10.30-11.30am £2.50 per child, under-fives only – suitable from 12 months upwards Booking essential

Tue 1st December, 2020, 10:30am to 12pm

Tiny Tuesday Special: Winter Wonderland

Come along to the Museum and try out our winter themed box of sensory activities FREE 10.30am -12.00pm

Tue 8th December to Thu 24th December, 2020

Yule Like It!

Get in the festive mood by hunting for our Yule clues! Come and have a go at our Christmas themed gallery game FREE Usual Opening Times

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