We are delighted to welcome back History Week from Monday 18th February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019.
Step back in time and enjoy a full day of historical activities! Meet scores of re-enactors who will provide a glimpse into a different age. Featuring marching Romans soldiers, Iron Age craftsmen, medieval herbalists, Victorian re-enactors and some WW2 characters to name but a few!
This is a FREE event in our covered courtyard so drop in any time between 10.00 am – 5.00.pm.
Wednesday is Medieval Day with Green-Woodworking demonstrations and Medieval herbalists sharing their weird healing potions and remedies!
Suitable for the whole family. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Enjoy lunch at Clara’s Café with lunch box specials for children!
HISTORY WEEK CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS
Learning is at the heart of the Museum’s aims and on the following days we have a selection of hands-on ‘Living History’ workshops for children.
Suitable for children aged six and above.These workshops cost £5.00 and booking is essential.
Monday 18 Feb: PRE-HISTORIC DAY – Make a replica Iron Age coin and a try your hand at cave painting by grinding pigments and mixing them with animal fat!
Wednesday 20 Feb: MEDIEVAL DAY – Make your own medieval toothpaste and a magical leaf covered green man mask!
Thursday 21 Feb: VICTORIAN DAY – Get covered in coal and soot as you learn about Victorian chimney sweeps and then make a replica clay chimney pot.
Living History Workshop Times:
10:30am -11:30 am
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
To book your Workshop call 01934 – 621028