Family fun

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Join us this half-term for an engineering themed arts and design experience.

Monday 18 - Friday 22 February

Big build make and leave craft workshop.

11:30-13:30 and 14:00-16:00

Suitable for ages 3 and over.

Drop in activity.

Monday 18 - Wednesday 20 February

Build winches and learn about how the precious cargoes were loaded on to the ship.

11:30-13:30 and 14:00-16:00

Suitable for ages 4 and over.

Drop in activity.

Thursday 21 - Saturday 23 February

Universe All

It's big, it's mad and it only lasts one day! 

This year the National Maritime Museum will blast off into outer space for the day to celebrate Fun Palaces. Come along for science fact and science fiction jam-packed with free things to do, see and try out. Big nerds and future astronauts are all welcome!

Diwali: Festival of Light

Watch a performance by the Bollywood Co, before trying a few moves out for yourself, create crafts to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness, and join in a parade at the end of the day.

Lantern making

Create a reflective lantern with artist Ling Chiu inspired by the lotus flower and add it to the display in the Voyagers Gallery.

Rangoli art

Join artist Meera Chauda to create Rangoli patterns that will become a colourful part of the evening parade.

Sea People

Work together as a family to create something which makes you think about how you want to represent yourselves. What objects and marking would you add to your own bust to show what is important to you?

Free

Drop in

Suitable for all ages

October half term storytelling festival

If you are feeling inspired by our stories, join us in the Sammy Ofer Gallery to make your own adventure kid suitcase or create your own animated sea story with Chocolate Films.

Suitable for ages 3 and above.

Monday 22 October

Stories: Greek Myths, The Lady of Stavoren

Craft: Adventure Kids Suitcase

Tuesday 23 October

Stories: The Little Mermaid, TBA

Craft: Animated Sea Story with Chocolate Films

Wednesday 24 October

Stories: The Little Mermaid, The Lady of Stavoren

Craft: Animated Sea Story with Chocolate Films

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