What's On for Families
Summer Holidays 2021
Free Activities for Children:
The museum has a selection of Discovery bags as well as a family-friendly children's area with an interactive lightbox. Free museum trails are also available for different ages.
To view our family offers, visit our What's On Page
We will be running interactive family trails throughout the summer, that on certain days will include the option to do a craft too.
No need to book, usual adult entrance fees apply (children go free) and donations encouraged towards craft materials.
Dates for Crafts
Tuesday 27th July - 1230-1530
Tuesday 3rd August - 1230-1530
Tuesday 10th August - 1230-1530
Pre-Booked, paid for activities
SG Mini Mornings
Storytelling and Craft Sessions for 3-6 year olds. SG Mini's is going to be running again throughout the Summer Holidays. A chance to start your mornings off with a story and some nice craft activities related to the story.
£2 per child,
Journeys - Tuesday 27th July - 1000-1130AM [POSTPONED]
Desert - Tuesday 3rd August - 1000-1130AM [FULLY BOOKED]
Farming - Tuesday 10th August - 1000-1130AM [FULLY BOOKED]
SG Mini's Summer 2021 Poster
Children's Glass Fusing: Level 1
Suitable for beginners, or those who would like a little more practice, this workshop focuses on learning how to cut glass to create your own kiln-fired artwork.
£10 per child, suitable for children aged 7+
Advance booking essential
Tuesday 17th August - 1030-1230
Thursday 26th August - 1030-1230
An inter-generational introduction to glass fusing. You and your child will work side-by-side to each create your own unique pieces of kiln-fired art.
£12 per person, suitable for children aged 7+
Advance booking essential
Tuesday 17th August - 1330-1530
Tuesday 26th August - 1330-1530
Safeguarding: Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times when attending our workshops.
Access: All of our workshops take place in the museum which is accessed via a stone spiral staircase of approximately 40 steps. Buggy park and toilet facilities available on the ground floor of the Cathedral.
"Well organised and very knowledgeable staff. Brilliant! Will be back for another class"
Parent, Glass Fusing Workshop Level 1, August 2018
"It was really fun and interesting to learn something new"
Child, Glass Fusing Workshop Level 1, August 2018
"It was wonderful!"
Child, Glass Fusing Workshop Level 2, August 2018
"Well organised friendly activity. 5 stars."
Parent, Bead Buddies workshop, June 2017
"Great! Time consuming, but very worth it. My pockets were full of cute things to take home."
Child, Aged 10, Bead Buddies workshop, June 2017
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