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Children's Activities

Arts'Museum Makes' & 'Easter Crafts'

Children's Easter Holidays Activities

Manor House Museum

Join us for Fun in the Easter Holidays!

‘Museum Makes’

Tuesday 8 – Friday 11 April

A fun-filled week of children’s craft activities inspired by some of the Manor House Museum’s most popular and interesting artefacts.

 Date  Activity  Times
 Tuesday 8 April  Craft a Lucky Kettering Cat  11am and 2pm
 Wednesday 9 April  Robinson Roadside Rescue  11am and 2pm
 Thursday 10 April  Forge Fantastic Fossils   11am and 2pm
 Friday 11 April  Gone Fishing Game  11 am and 2pm 
 Saturday 12 April  Free Drop-In Craft Activities   10am to 4:45pm 
 

‘Easter Crafts’

Tuesday 15 – Thursday 17, and Tuesday 22 April

Join us for a host of Child friendly Easter Crafts!

 Date  Activity  Times 
 Tuesday 15 April  Create your own Easter Pom Pom Pet  11am and 2pm
 Wednesday 16 April  Eggcellent Easter Basket Weaving  11am and 2pm
 Thursday 17 April  Cosy Egg - Cosy Fun  11am and 2pm
 Saturday 19 April  Free Drop-In Craft Activities  10am to 4:45pm
 Tuesday 22 April  April Showers  11am and 2pm

Workshops last approximately 1 hour

  • £3 per child
  • £2 for Kettering Leisure Pass Holders
  • Free to Young Friends of Kettering Art Gallery and Museum

Booking is Essential  

Contact the Museum for bookings and further information:

Telephone: 01536 534 219

Email: museumandgallery@kettering.gov.uk

Concessionary Rates

  • Kettering Leisure Pass rates for children’s activities apply where the fee payer holds a leisure pass.
  • Young Friends rates are for ‘Young Friends’ and children in families who hold ‘Family Membership’
  • Please note you will be required to present a valid Leisure Pass or Friends Membership card when you pay/book.

Cancellations and Late Arrival

  • In the event that you are not able to attend a booked session, please let the Museum know in advance.
  • Please note, if a child with a booked place arrives more than 10 minutes after an activity is scheduled to start, the Museum reserves the right to offer the place to other children waiting (if pre-paid a refund will be given).  

Contact the Museum for further information and the full activity timetable.

General Opening Times: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am – 4.45pm (last admission 4.30pm)

Please note the Museum and Art Gallery will be closed on Bank Holiday Friday 18 April. 


‘Myths, Legends and Magic’

Children's May Half-term Activities

Manor House Museum

Join us for fun in the May Half-Term Holiday!

Tuesday 27 – Friday 30 May

A packed programme of ‘Myths, Legends and Magic’ inspired art and craft workshops to keep the kids busy this Half-Term!

 Date Activity  Times 
 Tuesday 27 May  Abra-ca-dabra  11am & 2pm 
 Wednesday 28 May  Create a Leafy Green Man Mask  11am & 2pm
 Thursday 29 May  Robin Hood Look-alikes  11am & 2pm
 Friday 30 May  Design a Ferocious Chinese Dragon Puppet  11am & 2pm

 

Workshops last approximately 1 hour

  • £3 per child
  • £2 for Kettering Leisure Pass Holders
  • Free to Young Friends of Kettering Art Gallery and Museum

Booking is Essential  

Contact the Museum for bookings and further information:

Telephone: 01536 534 219

Email: museumandgallery@kettering.gov.uk

Concessionary Rates

  • Kettering Leisure Pass rates for children’s activities apply where the fee payer holds a leisure pass.
  • Young Friends rates are for ‘Young Friends’ and children in families who hold ‘Family Membership’
  • Please note you will be required to present a valid Leisure Pass or Friends Membership card when you pay/book.

Cancellations and Late Arrival

  • In the event that you are not able to attend a booked session, please let the Museum know in advance.
  • Please note, if a child with a booked place arrives more than 10 minutes after an activity is scheduled to start, the Museum reserves the right to offer the place to other children waiting (if pre-paid a refund will be given).  

To relive some of the fun we had last summer at the Manor House Museum with our Wild Things themed children's activities, check out the below link for pictures galore!

Photos from the Wild Things Summer Activities.  


Free Activities

The Manor House Museum always offers a range of free activity worksheets, trails, brass rubbings and more alongside its permanent and temporary exhibitions!  


Last updated: 11/04/2014

 

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