Events

Explore our events, workshops and activities.

Upcoming events and activities

We run a diverse and exciting programme of activities, art and craft workshops, free exhibitions and talks. Search below and find an event to suit all ages and abilities!

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Contact us for more information about any of our events listed below.

Events

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  • Adult Workshops
  • Children & Family
  • Evening Event
  • Heritage Festival
  • Temporary Exhibitions
  • Walks and Talks
All
  • All
  • Adult Workshops
  • Children & Family
  • Evening Event
  • Heritage Festival
  • Temporary Exhibitions
  • Walks and Talks
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Pocket Holiday Journal

Create your own notebook using a simple book-binding technique and a personalised cover. A must have accessory to record those favourite holiday moments! Tickets issued …

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Paper Plate Blooms

Master the art of paper plate weaving and take home a stunning giant flower. Tickets issued at 10am for 10.30am & 11.30am sessions and 1pm …

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Commonwealth Games Sports Mobiles

Capture some of the energy and excitement of the Commonwealth Games with this fun mobile workshop. Tickets issued at 10am for 10.30am & 11.30am sessions …

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Dazzling Beach Bags

Using vibrant fabric paints and pens, decorate a handy canvas bag to carry around your sunhat and sun-cream. £2 per child and includes canvas bag. …

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Seashell Print Postcards

Make a beautiful hand-printed postcard using seashell designs. £1.50 per child . Pay on the day NOT via Ticketsource Tickets issued at 10am for 10.30am …

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Summer Junk Heap Challenge

Make something from the big pile of junk in the middle of the floor. Tickets issued at 10am for 10.30am & 11.30am sessions and 1pm …

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Picturesque Pebbles

Paint a pebble with a summer landscape, a brightly coloured pattern, a picture of your pet – whatever takes your fancy! This workshop will take …

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Willow Bugs

Using tissue paper, PVA glue and willow, make giant bees, butterflies, etc. Tickets issued at 10am for 10.30am session and 1pm for 1.30pm session.  

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Upcycle! Re-fashion and Re-love your old t-shirt

A thought-provoking workshop focusing on fashion and textiles and how we can make the most of our clothes. We’ll show you some simple and fun …

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