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24 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.

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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.

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    Stroke Odysseys Workshop Day

    Friday 09 November

    This programme of talks and workshops led by dancers, musicians, neurologists, researchers and stroke survivors explores what impact the act of storytelling through dance and song may have on our ability to live an independent life after stroke.

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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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    Ancient Craft: Medieval Tile Workshop

    Saturday 10 November

    Using carved wooden pattern blocks to recreate the methods used to make medieval tiles over 600 years ago, your tile will be carefully finished, fired and returned for you to treasure.

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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.

  • Visual Arts Workshop: Interiors Loading...
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    Visual Arts Workshop: Interiors

    Wednesday 14 November - Wednesday 05 December

    Looking closely at the work of Harold Gilman, especially his attention to colour, place and detail, the evening class with Rachel Grigor will focus on st

  • Colour without Compromise Workshop Loading...
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    Colour without Compromise Workshop

    Sunday 18 November - Sunday 25 November

    With artist Rob Hart, observe Harold Gilman’s startling use of colour to describe everyday scenes and domestic interiors.

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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…