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On: 30 th July 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!

Hot Air Balloons - Make a bright and bold 3D creation.

On: 31 st July 2019, 10:00 am

Our friendly and engaging toddler drop in sessions are for children up to 5 years old. They have a relaxed atmosphere and always involve a range of activities, including crafts and sensory play.

* Second session at 1pm

On: 31 st July 2019, 1:00 pm

We look forward to spending a couple of hours talking together, exploring items from the museum collection and being inspired by the stories behind them.

On: 01 st August 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!  

Pinwheels  - Make an eye-catching paper windmill.

On: 03 rd August 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!  

Rainbow Ribbon Rings - Make a pretty, dancing ribbon ring.

On: 04 th August 2019, 10:00 am

Want to explore the museum with your family in a more relaxed environment? We will be opening our Border Galleries an hour early on the first Sunday of the month, so you can discover at your own pace, with the lights up and the sounds down.

On: 05 th August 2019, 9:30 am Until: 07 th August 2019, 4:00 pm

Our popular summer holiday camp is back in 2019! Join us for 3 days of exciting activities, which run from 9.30am-4pm each day. Go behind the scenes at the museum, get crafty, explore our exhibition and make new friends.

On: 06 th August 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller every other Tuesday at 11am to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the Museum’s collection.

On: 06 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

Professor Lisa Hopkins will explore Shakespeare and his fellow dramatists’ links to the Border and what they wrote about it.

On: 06 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!  

Peg Snappers - Make a funny snapping creature.

On: 08 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

This Summer’s crafts are bursting with colour, fun and imagination!  

Festival Masks - Decorate a theatrical mask using an array of art materials!

On: 09 th August 2019, 10:00 am

Feeling inspired by our Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition? Why not come along and make your own amazing automata? Join us for a range of workshops that will show you how to construct your own box and working mechanism, before letting your imagination run wild with a design of your own!

On: 10 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

Stop Motion Animation Fairgrounds - Try your hand at making a short animation.

On: 11 th August 2019, 2:00 pm

Why not join us to enjoy a relaxing afternoon of social crafting whilst taking a closer look at unseen pieces of the Tullie textiles collection?

On: 13 th August 2019, 12:00 pm

Jumping Creatures  - Make a creature that leaps into the air!

On: 14 th August 2019, 10:00 am

Our friendly and engaging toddler drop in sessions are for children up to 5 years old. They have a relaxed atmosphere and always involve a range of activities, including crafts and sensory play.

* Second session at 1pm

On: 15 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

Cup and Ball Games - Make your own version of this classic toy.

On: 17 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

Fairground Paper Sculptures - Use colourful paper to create interesting 3D shapes. 

On: 20 th August 2019, 11:00 am

Join our storyteller every other Tuesday at 11am to hear traditional stories and folk tales linked with the Museum’s collection.

On: 20 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

Ice Cream Pom Poms - Make a delicious looking ice cream using wool and card.

On: 22 nd August 2019, 1:00 pm

To celebrate the Museum’s Natural Science collection being awarded Designated Status by ACE we have brought you a closer look at some of our hidden treasures.

On: 22 nd August 2019, 1:00 pm

Tissue Paper Kites - Make an attractive, traditional kite design.

On: 23 rd August 2019, 10:00 am

Feeling inspired by our Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition? Why not come along and make your own amazing automata? Join us for a range of workshops that will show you how to construct your own box and working mechanism, before letting your imagination run wild with a design of your own!

On: 24 th August 2019, 1:00 pm

Upcycled Musical Instruments - Make some fun instruments using recycled materials.