Check out the full programme below, and check our visitor information at the bottom of the page for more details.
Sunday 22 October
Create your own mosaics out of shells exploring Adinkra symbols in Ghanaian fashion, pottery and symbolic tradition.
Part of the ship, part of the crew!
Monday 23 October
Make your own ‘ship badges’ to reflect your collective identity as a family.
World of Watercrafts
Tuesday 24 October
Your family can design their own watercraft looking at the many ways people around the world travel by water and the journeys they take.
From parkas to pompoms: Arctic fashions
Wednesday 25 October
Learn about the cold weather fashions of the Arctic and make your own pompom to take home.
Cut from the same cloth
Thursday 26 October
Get involved with some fabric printing to explore your own identity or be inspired by the different fabrics in our collection, such as their meanings, symbols and the stories behind them.
Quills and beads: Making things beautiful
Friday 27 October
Learn about quillwork and beadwork in North American indigenous culture and make a friendship bracelet to take home.
Birds of a feather
Sunday 29 October
Your family can make their own collage birds to explore stories of migration related to our collection.
- These workshops are open to all ages and abilities. You can book free National Maritime Museum tickets in advance or just turn up on the day. Individual sessions cannot be pre-booked in advance, but there will be a number of opportunities to drop in throughout the day.
- Activities will take place in the Learning Space on the ground floor of the National Maritime Museum, just off the main square. Find a map here, or ask a member of staff for directions when you arrive.
- We ask that all buggies are left in the Propeller Space, except where babies are sleeping.
- Find out more about facilities and access at Royal Museums Greenwich here.