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Event Category: Family Event

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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Wild About Plymouth: Big Bug Hunt

June 24th 2017

Meet in front of the Old Chapel at Ford Park Cemetery, Ford Park Road, Plymouth PL4 6NT Join us for our annual great big bug hunt! Experts from the City Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth University and BugLife will be there to help identify finds. For the first time ever, we will be listing all […]

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Home Educators: Beryl Cook at Home

June 29th 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 the ‘Our Beryl: Beryl Cook at Home’ exhibition (24 June […]

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Out and About: Children’s Activities at St Levan Fair

July 15th 2017

St Levan Park, (just off St Levan Road), Plymouth PL2 1JP Join our outreach team at this community event in Keyham for some family fun inspired by World War II. Find out if your street was bombed in the War and look at old photos of Plymouth from our collections. Have a go at some […]

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Festival of Archaeology 2017

July 15th 2017

AM Session: 10.30am-12.30pm PM Session: 1.30pm-3.30pm Join us for lots of hands on activities at Dartmoor National Park’s Visitor Centre in Princetown. Be inspired by the ‘Finding Prehistory’ display and find out more about the Bronze Age. Make Bronze Age inspired beads, pinch pots and more or try your hand at sorting out real archaeological […]

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Out and About: Children’s Activities at Love Parks Week

July 20th 2017

Whitleigh Hub, Whitleigh, Plymouth PL5 4DD Get up close and personal with our natural history handling collection including mini beasts and not so mini beasts. Make your own animal mask, build a beetle garden or decorate your own pot to take home! This is a ‘Museum On Tour’ event for the Plymouth History Centre.  

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Family Event: Create a Critter

July 27th 2017

Plymouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Plymouth PL1 2BJ Use Beryl Cook’s work and our amazing animal artefacts to create your own critter! You can make anything, from a cat to a tortoise, with help from our professional artist. At 12.30pm there’s an optional FREE visit to our Beryl Cook exhibition, so you can compare your masterpieces with the ones we […]

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Out and About: National Play Day

August 2nd 2017

The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PJ Get ready, steady to play at this annual Plymouth event for children and their families. We’ll have lots of fun and interesting objects to look at and try on. After exploring our mystery items build your own sculpture or make your own animal mask. This is a ‘Museum On Tour’ […]

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Family Event: Beryl Cook Character Bonanza

August 3rd 2017

Council House, Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA (this is the building to the left of the Civic Centre, opposite the Crown Court) Come and have fun creating your very own collaged Beryl Cook character or portrait. Get your inspiration with a tour of the exhibition led by our Learning Officers. Bring along photos of your […]

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Ropewalks: Twisting Tales of the Barbican’s Past

August 6th 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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