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  • Pattern Magpies - cancelled Loading...
    Children & Families

    Pattern Magpies - cancelled

    Thursday 22 February

    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.

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    Viking Storytelling

    Friday 23 February

    Immerse yourselves in the drama of Viking tales with storyteller Paul Goldsmith as he conjures up vivid images from Norse myths and legends.

  • Panda's Home Loading...
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    Panda's Home

    Friday 23 February

    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.

  • Beowuff and the Dragon Raiders Loading...
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    Beowuff and the Dragon Raiders

    Saturday 24 February

    Get in your longship and join children's author Robin Price for a fun voyage through all things Viking. 

  • Beowuff: Writing Workshop with Robin Price Loading...
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    Beowuff: Writing Workshop with Robin Price

    Saturday 24 February

    Write your own Viking saga and share it with the hall in an interactive story writing workshop which follows the show.

     

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    Sourpuss

    Sunday 25 February

    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.

     

  • Sourpuss: Shadow Puppet-Making Workshop Loading...
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    Sourpuss: Shadow Puppet-Making Workshop

    Sunday 25 February

    Following Sourpuss there’s a chance to make a shadow puppet of your own to take away.

  • Grandad’s Island Loading...
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    Grandad’s Island

    Saturday 10 March - Sunday 11 March

    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…  

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    Grandfather’s House

    Saturday 24 March

    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 a Roman Mosaic Loading...
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    Make a Roman Mosaic

    Wednesday 04 April

    Make your own beautiful Roman mosaic. Suitable for all.

  • Design a Greek Mask Loading...
    Children & Families

    Design a Greek Mask

    Friday 06 April

    Design and make your own Ancient Greek mask to take home. Suitable for all.

  • John Hegley: All Hail the Snail Loading...
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    John Hegley: All Hail the Snail

    Sunday 08 April

    Join poet John Hegley on a humorous journey through his living library of poems, songs, stories and animal drawings.