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July 2019

Children’s Roman Soldier Trail

Thu 18 July , 10:00 am - Mon 2 September , 5:00 pm
£1
Knitted Roman Soldier

Search for the Roman soldiers around the museum galleries this summer. We invite younger children to find the Roman soldiers hidden around the museum and older children who find them will answer questions to find out what life as a Roman soldier was like. Once complete, children claim their prize at the end.

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Stone Age Painting Children’s Workshop

Tue 23 July , 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7.25 - £8.25
Stone Age Painting

Get hands-on with the natural methods that people have been using for the creation of art for thousands of years. Be prepared to get creative and messy! Be inspired by the cave paintings of animals, hand prints and people that have been found all over the world. Learning new techniques and going back to the past to create your own artworks to take home. Booking essential Suitable for ages 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children

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Dig Pit

Tue 23 July , 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dig pit

Visit the museum and learn about archaeological techniques by trying your hand in one of our dig pits. Complete your own mini excavation report, measure objects you unearth, identify them and try your hand at drawing them too. Included in Admission

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Mini Mosaics

Wed 24 July , 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7.25 - £8
Mini Mosaics

Join us for a morning of mosaic making. We will explore the museum looking for inspiration from the museum’s Roman mosaic collections. During this morning workshop you will create a mosaic tile to take home using colourful, safe glass tiles. All materials and instruction provided. Booking essential Suitable for ages 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children

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Roman Chariots Children’s Workshop

Thu 25 July , 10:30 am - 11:30 am
£5.25 - £5.75
Activity

In July the Romans celebrated the Festival of Apollo with plays, contests and horse racing. We will celebrate by searching for Apollo in the gallery, and then making gold chariots and horses from card. Booking essential Suitable for ages 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children

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Dig Pit

Thu 25 July , 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dig pit

Visit the museum and learn about archaeological techniques by trying your hand in one of our dig pits. Complete your own mini excavation report, measure objects you unearth, identify them and try your hand at drawing them too. Included in Admission

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Roman Armour

Fri 26 July , 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7.25 - £8.25
Children's Activity

Join the invasion! Become a Roman soldier with your own full set of Roman armour including shield, helmet, standard and sword. James will also dazzle you with some real Roman artefacts from the store. Booking essential Suitable for ages 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children

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Arts Award Discover in a Day

Wed 31 July , 10:15 am - 1:30 pm
£14.25 - £16.25
Activity

Working through your very own log book, you will begin by exploring the museum to find out about ancient artists. You will attend a 1 hour workshop to do one of three activities available; draw museum objects on a bag, make a medieval tile or design a mosaic using foam shapes. The end session will be sharing your work on our online gallery. Your Discover Arts Award certificate, accredited by Trinity College London will be sent onto you. Bring your…

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August 2019

Mini Mosaics

Thu 1 August , 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7.25 - £8.25
Mini Mosaics

Join us for a morning of mosaic making. We will explore the museum looking for inspiration from the museum’s Roman mosaic collections. During this morning workshop you will create a mosaic tile to take home using colourful, safe glass tiles. All materials and instruction provided. Booking essential Suitable for ages 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children

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Sock Hobby Horse

Mon 5 August , 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7.25 - £8.25
Sock Hobby Horse

Kick up your feet and get on your hobby horse! Children will use a sock, a pole, and a ton of creativity to crate this iconic children’s toy. Construct, decorate, name and GIDDY UP! Booking essential Suitable for ages 6 and above. Please enquire about younger children.

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