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Children's summer crafts

Get creative and design your own shield or craft a pot or tile, inspired by the magnificent castle setting.

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

In this craft activity for families, children are encouraged to imagine themselves as a knight, a Lord or Lady and decorate their own shield, pot, tile or ceramic dragon decoration. Drop-in first-come-first-served entry throughout the session.

£2/£3 per item, cash payment advised.

12.30pm–4pm

Sat 6 & Sun 7 Jul

Sat 13 & Sun 14 Jul

Mon 22–Sun 1 Sep

Times

Prices

Event prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Per Item£2.00
Per Item£3.00
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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for children aged 4–8

Meeting point

Meet by the museum room opposite the castle. The workshop will take place in the education room.

What to bring and wear

Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy.

Accessibility

There is a ramp and one step to access the education room.  

Other

All children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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