These hour-long workshops are designed to be fun, hands-on sessions aimed at people aged 7+ (no upper age limit!). We encourage all family members to come along and engage with the inspirational local stories of civil engineering, botanical painting, and chocolate (of course). Parental collaboration is required!
Spaces are limited and booking is essential. Read on to find out more and click on the dates to book.
This workshop challenges your family’s engineering skills! Design and make your own bridge model using colourful craft materials and repair our Lego model of the Union Chain Bridge.
Dates: Wed 6th April @11am, Thurs 7th April @2pm, Wed 13th April @2pm, Wed 20th April @11am
Become a welding expert with our Cacao Chemistry workshop! In this session, we weld and test chocolate shapes to investigate the ultimate strength of chocolate.
Dates: Wed 6th April @2pm, Wed 13th April @11am, Thurs 14th April @2pm, Thurs 21st April @2pm
The Art of Nature
Get creative with watercolours and discover the wonderful world of botanical painting including local hero Margaret Dickinson.
Dates: Thurs 7th April @11am, Thurs 14th April @11am, Wed 20th April @2pm, Thurs 21st April @11am
Our Easter Family Activities are included as part of your Annual Pass admission. If you don’t already have one, you can buy your Annual Pass online ahead of your visit or when you arrive at the museum.