Like magpies, be drawn to the dynamic patterns on display in the Viking: Rediscover the Legend exhibition: intertwined knotwork, twisted cables, stylised snake and bird motifs.
Immerse yourselves in the drama of Viking tales with storyteller Paul Goldsmith as he conjures up vivid images from Norse myths and legends.
Come with us on a richly imaginative journey led by two dancers where we’ll encounter bamboo forests, fireworks, kites and monsters, experience Chinese traditions and stories.
Get in your longship and join children's author Robin Price for a fun voyage through all things Viking.
Write your own Viking saga and share it with the hall in an interactive story writing workshop which follows the show.
Sourpuss is a very grumpy, ginger cat. When shut out of the house he feels lost and
confused, but the beautiful garden soon intrigues him.
Following Sourpuss there’s a chance to make a shadow puppet of your own to take away.
Join Grandad and Syd as they head off on a heart-warming adventure filled with songs, laughter and jungles that will change their lives forever…
Inspired by Chagall’s drawing titled Grandfather’s House, and a tall clock built by her own Grandfather, this is Colette Garrigan’s gentle and magical interpretation of childhood visits to her own grandfather’s house with a nod to the circus along the way.
Make your own beautiful Roman mosaic. Suitable for all.
Design and make your own Ancient Greek mask to take home. Suitable for all.
Join poet John Hegley on a humorous journey through his living library of poems, songs, stories and animal drawings.