Get active outdoors with us this summer
Join in with our summer programme of activities that get you outside and creative. We can't promise sunshine but we can promise fun and smiles as you learn and create.
Creepy Crawlies, 31 July and 1 August
Go on a Big Bug Hunt, see if you can tell what mini-beasts you’ve caught, and then make some of your own to take home.You can also have a game of Beetle Bits – who will be the first to build their own beetle?
Midsummer Magic, 7 and 8 August
Discover the magic that lurks in the woods – hear a fairy story and make up your own, then make a wand and a dreamcatcher. Hunt through the woods to find ingredients for your very own magic potion.
Dress to Impress, 14 and 15 August
Find out what people wore and how it was made – we’ll be washing wool if it’s fine, and you can have a go at carding and spinning. Make your own braided bracelet to take home, and join in the Tudor Rag Race – who can be first to be dressed up to the nines?
We’re all going On a King Hunt! 21 and 22 August
King Charles II is rumoured to be on the run somewhere near. Join the Parliamentary soldiers and follow the trail of clues to see if you can catch him. Draw a map and then gather round the campfire to make dampers and play games.
£1.50 per child plus normal admission. Drop in between 2 and 4pm (no booking necessary)