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February 2019

Medieval Brass Rubbings

Tue 19 February , 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
£5 - £5.50
Brass Rubbing

Join us for an afternoon of making transfer rubbings from original medieval brass plates. Then make your own designer plate to make rubbings from and take home. Booking essential Suitable for ages 6 and above. Please enquire about younger

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Mini Mosaics

Wed 20 February , 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7 - £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. Suitable for age 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children as there is quite a lot of supervision required for children under 8.  

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Stone Age Adventures

Thu 21 February , 10:30 am - 11:30 am
£2.50 - £3
Flint arrows

Join the Yarn Whisperer for an adventure that takes you back into the Stone Age. The story is told weaving props and traditional musical instruments to bring the Stone Age to life for family audiences. http://www.yarnwhispering.co.uk/

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Mythical Beasts and How to Print Them

Thu 21 February , 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7 - £8
Printing workshop

Create pictures of Mythical Beasts inspired by mediaeval manuscripts and your own imagination. Using a series of printmaking techniques, you will print your own designs to take home. All instruction and materials provided. Booking essential Suitable for ages 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children

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April 2019

Roman Armour

Tue 9 April , 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7 - £8
Roman armour

Create a full set of Roman weapons and armour and become a Roman soldier in this fun workshop. Suitable for ages 6 and above. Please enquire about younger children

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Mini Mosaics

Wed 10 April , 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
£7 - £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. Suitable for age 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children as there is quite a lot of supervision required for children under 8.

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Spring Garden Peg Doll Faeries

Thu 11 April , 10:30 am - 11:30 am
£5 - £5.50
Peg Doll Faeries

Learn about Roman gardens and wildlife, and celebrate the season by making a spring flower fairy with accompanying wildlife friend. Suitable for ages 6 and above. Please enquire about younger children.

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Wee Warriors

Mon 15 April , 10:30 am - 11:30 am
£7 - £8
Wee warriors

Come to the museum today and craft a variety of peg doll soldiers. We will have examples of Celtic fighters, Roman Soldiers, and Saxon Warriors. Booking essential Suitable for ages 7 and above. Please enquire about younger children.

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Beautiful Brooches

Mon 15 April , 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£5 - £5.50
Anglo Saxon Brooch

In this workshop children will learn some of the typologies of brooches in our collections, and then create some of their own. This is wearable art, and sure to cause the next big trend. Booking essential Suitable for ages 7 and above.

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Revolting Romans

Tue 16 April , 10:30 am - 11:30 am
£5 - £5.50
Children's Workshop

Hear about some of the revolting things Romans got up to with their food and hygiene. Examine a Roman ear scoop, make a Roman snail and after a short talk on revolting Roman food, you’ll need to make and take home a sponge on a stick. Finish the morning with a horrible Roman quiz. Booking essential Suitable for ages 6 and above. Please enquire about younger children.

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