Live performance, storytelling + new activities every week…
All activities are free with your museum ticket. For dates and times see below.
Celts, Saxons and Vikings week | 21 – 27 August
Live performance: Rattlebox Theatre – Beouwolf Puppet Show
Tuesday 22 August | 11:30am and 2pm
Thorsday! Join Seawolves our tame band of Vikings and discover what Viking combat was really like! Thursday 24 August
Make and Takes: Discover your inner warrior! Make swords, shields, helmets and axes. Daily | 12 – 3pm
LATE NIGHT OPENING: THURSDAY 24 AUGUST – OPEN TILL 7.30PM
Monsters and Mermaids week | 28 August – 3 September
Live performance: Squashbox Theatre – ‘The Sea Show’ – a quirky and hilarious mix of puppet show, natural history and comedy cabaret
Tuesday 29 August | 11:30am + 2pm
Thursday 31 August | 11:30am + 2pm
Make and takes: Magnificent monster masks, monstrous + magical puppets. Daily | 12 -3.15 pm
LATE NIGHT OPENING: THURSDAY 31 AUGUST – OPEN TILL 7.30PM
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