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Summer of Play: Make your own Egyptian artefact

Write your name in hieroglyphs, inspired by the ones in our Egyptian collection at Kingston Lacy. Drop in between 10am and 3pm and have fun creating a special clay artefact to take home.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Pop into one of our weekly craft sessions and create something wonderful.

This week we're celebrating the Festival of Archaeology in our Egyptian clay sessions. Write your name in hieroglyphs and create something beautiful with air dry clay. Ari from our house team will also be there share some of the stories behind the hieroglyphs and our fascinating Egyptian objects at Kingston Lacy.

All sessions are free, donations welcome.

If we are exceptionally busy, we may ask you to pop back later in the day.

Check out our other summer events on the Upcoming Events section of our website, including: storytelling, children's yoga, morning dance parties, Nature activities with our Rangers, other weekly crafts and more!

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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

What to bring and wear

We have aprons available for children to wear, but please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy.

Accessibility

This session includes grass and gravel paths, some of which may not be suitable for all mobility aids. If you would like to attend and would like to discuss your access requirements, please call 01202 883402.

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