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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 be cancelled 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

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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