Event Category: Family Event

Out and About: Children’s Activities at Kingsbridge Museum

April 29th 2017

Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum, 108 Fore Street, Kingsbridge TQ7 1AW Join our outreach team for some arts and crafts activities at Kingsbridge Museum inspired by their William Cookworthy porcelain exhibition. Make a tea cup, cake stand or animal figurine – although not in porcelain! This is a ‘Museum On Tour’ event for the Plymouth History Centre. […]

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Pirate Weekend 2017: Heave Ho!

May 13th 2017 - May 14th 2017

Mayflower Museum (above the Tourist Information Centre), 3-5 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LR Saturday 13 May, 10.30am to 12.30pm Sunday 14 May, 10.30am to 12.30pm All aboard me hearties with Museum On Tour at the Mayflower Museum! Come along, one and all, to make pirate hats and pirate accessories so you can voyage around the […]

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Home Educators: Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration

May 18th 2017

Council House, Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA (this is the building to the left of the Civic Centre, opposite the Crown Court) Are you educating your child or children at home? Why not bring them to a special sketching workshop at the Council House inspired by our latest exhibition, ‘Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration’? […]

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Ropewalks: Twisting Tales of the Barbican’s Past

May 20th 2017 - August 30th 2017

Meet at the Barbican Theatre, Castle Street, Plymouth PL1 2NJ Please arrive at the Barbican Theatre 15 minutes before the performance begins Let your imagination set sail, for adventure awaits, on a pioneering theatrical walking tour of Plymouth’s historic Barbican. Step over the cobbles and go back in time, as you are guided through a […]

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Special Event: Maker Family Day

May 21st 2017

Maker Heights, Millbrook, Nr Torpoint, Cornwall PL10 1LA Join the Maker Memories team and staff from Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery for a fun filled day of events, live music, crafts, activities and displays. Share your memories of Maker Camp whilst reliving some of the fun activities that have taken place there over the […]

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Wild About Plymouth: Wild About Maker

May 21st 2017

Meet at south end of Barrack Block, Maker Heights, Millbrook, Nr Torpoint, Cornwall PL10 1LA Join staff from Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery and Plymouth University for a Maker-inspired Wild About Plymouth event. Take a stroll from Maker Heights to the beach and back. Hunt for local bugs and wildlife and discover the amazing […]

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Holiday Activity: Navigators of the Sea

May 31st 2017

Royal Western Yacht Club, Queen Anne’s Battery, Plymouth PL4 0TW Come along and celebrate the amazing achievements of Sir Francis Chichester’s Circumnavigation of the world. He sailed in the wake of another famous sailor, our very own Sir Francis Drake. Create a map showing both their routes and paper versions of their boats. Get close […]

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Out and About: Children’s Activities at the Freedom Community Festival

June 3rd 2017 - June 4th 2017

Freedom Fields Park, Lipson Road, Plymouth PL4 8RJ Saturday 3 June, 11am to 4.30pm Sunday 4 June, 11am to 4.30pm  Join our outreach team at this family-friendly community festival for some fun arts and crafts activities. Find out about famous Plymothian Michael Foot and make your own banner or badge to highlight the things that […]

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Out and About: Children’s Activities at the Contemporary Craft Festival

June 9th 2017 - June 11th 2017

Mill Marsh Park, off St John’s Lane, Bovey Tracey TQ13 9AL Friday 9 June, 10.30am to 4pm Saturday 10 June, 10.30am to 4pm Sunday 11 June, 10.30am to 4pm Come and see us in the Children’s Craft Tent at this award-winning annual event where we’ll have fun activities inspired by sea life and the Devon […]

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Out and About: Children’s Activities at Armed Forces Day

June 24th 2017

The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PJ Come and find our stand at this year’s Armed Forces Day and explore World War I and World War II objects. Design your own medal, make a peg action hero or dress up for a selfie in one of our helmets! This is a ‘Museum On Tour’ event for the […]

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