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23 events
  • Adventure Story Making with Mark Curwood Loading...
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    Adventure Story Making with Mark Curwood

    Sunday 28 October

    Join Mark Curwood, a fantastic storyteller, who needs your help to unravel a remarkable adventure story.

  • Model a Mammoth Workshop Loading...
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    Model a Mammoth Workshop

    Tuesday 30 October

    Create your own small model of a mammoth from the Ice Age. Take a look at the piece of mammoth tooth on display in our Museum and imagine meeting the entire animal. 

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    Trick or Treat Trail

    Tuesday 30 October - Wednesday 31 October

    Wind your way along the ferocious footpath, deep into the whispering woods… Do you dare to enter the witch’s lair?

  • Save the Planet: art from recycled materials Loading...
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    Save the Planet: art from recycled materials

    Thursday 01 November

    Using materials from the recycling bin, create art to spread the word about protecting our precious planet. 

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    Carve a Roman Figure

    Friday 02 November

    Learn to carve into bars of soap – so much easier than the stone the Romans would have used! You’ll be taking ideas from the Roman carved figures found at Margidunum in nearby Bingham, on display in the Museum.

  • Ancient Craft for Kids: Medieval Tile Workshop Loading...
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    Ancient Craft for Kids: Medieval Tile Workshop

    Saturday 10 November

    Learn about local medieval tile production with the Nottingham University Museum medieval tile collection.

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    Sunday 11 November

    Told through magical, theatrical chamber music and performed by exceptional musicians, Smile takes the audience on a delightful musical adventure.

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    Smile Workshop

    Sunday 11 November

    Explore music through creative movement and drama. We will sing, play instruments and make rhythmic connections in this fun session.

  • Snow White Rose Red Bear Brown Loading...
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    Snow White Rose Red Bear Brown

    Sunday 25 November

    Snow White and Rose Red – sisters, twins, best friends – have lived in the forest since they were Babes in the Wood. Not as worldly wise as their mother would have liked, they are nonetheless kind and caring. When a friendly bear arrives a new chapter begins.

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    Snow White Craft Workshop

    Sunday 25 November

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? Be part of our fairy tale inspired craft workshop – even if you’re feeling sleepy, bashful or grumpy…

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    Red Riding Hood

    Monday 10 December - Sunday 30 December

    Once upon a time there was a young girl who went to spend the night at Grandma’s house … and her little brother came too. She just wanted to go to sleep but he was excited and wouldn’t settle down.