2019 marks the launch of our ‘Museum Explorers’ programme and full details of the events this will include are listed below.
‘Museum Explorers’ is aimed at families with children aged 7-11 years old and parents will take part in the sessions with their children. Each of the workshops is designed to give an insight into local history, as well as the opportunity to take part in exciting activities such as handling museum artefacts, playing historic games, learning a Tudor dance and interviewing Henry VIII!
Each workshop costs £5 per child (accompanying adults are free), to be paid at the event in cash. Spaces are limited at these workshops, so booking is essential. To book onto these sessions please contact us or call us on 01372 474568.
Elmbridge at war ***half-term family workshop*** (booking necessary)
Date: Wednesday 30 October
Venue: Cecil Hepworth Playhouse, Walton
Find out what life was like in Elmbridge in WW2 by taking part in gas mask training and an air raid drill. Discover where bombs fell and learn where to find bits of a bomb after a raid.
Date: Saturday 16 November
Venue: The Lecture Hall (above the library), Weybridge Library
Henry VIII and his court are visiting Oatlands Palace and you are invited to an audience with the King. Good King Hal (a Henry VIII re-enactor) will give a talk at this event about the life of Henry VIII and Tudor times.