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Event Category: Family Event

The Big Draw 2017: Moving Flowers

October 25th 2017

Mayflower Museum, entrance via The Tourist Information Centre, 3-5 the Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LR AM Session: 10.30am to 12.30pm PM Session: 2pm to 4pm Use plasticine to make your own commemorative flower and discover how to turn it into a moving image. Be inspired by the CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial. Remember to bring your phone […]

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The Big Draw 2017: We The People Flick Book Animation

October 26th 2017

Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA (Please use the main entrance on North Hill) AM Session: 10.30am to 12.30pm – limited places remaining PM Session: 2pm to 4pm Take inspiration from the ‘We The People Are The Work’ exhibition and get expert advice from professional artist Jo Larsen […]

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Wild About Plymouth: Talk to the Animals

November 4th 2017

Dartmoor Zoo, Sparkwell, near Plymouth PL7 5DG Enjoy a guided tour around Dartmoor Zoo and meet the residents from the enormous Siberian Tiger to the lovable African Lions. The zoo’s fantastic education team will also lead a special session where you can handle some real live animals. Bring a picnic if you wish. The zoo […]

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Home Educators: Plymouth – From Destruction to Construction – Fully Booked

November 16th 2017

The Council House (to the left of the Civic Centre/opposite the Crown Court), Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2AA Are you educating your child or children at home? Come along and have a guided tour of our ‘Plymouth: From Deconstruction to Construction’ exhibition. Dress up in costume, handle objects from our WW2 collection, view the Plymouth […]

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Family Event: Light Up Your Night

November 18th 2017

Mayflower Museum, entrance via The Tourist Information Centre, 3-5 the Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LR AM Session: 10.30am to 12.30pm PM Session: 2pm to 4pm Come and create a delightful tissue lantern to celebrate Thanksgiving. Take some tips from our professional artist and learn why we celebrate the American holiday in Plymouth. £2.50 per child. Booking […]

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Out and About: All Things Festive and Lovely

December 2nd 2017

The Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Plymouth PL1 1HA Come and feel festive with us at this vintage themed show. Explore our vintage collection of fashion and make your own festive decoration inspired by the Victorians. £2 per person (under 12’s free). Pay at the Guildhall.

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Family Event: Winter Words

December 2nd 2017

Waterstones, 65 New George Street, Plymouth PL1 1RJ (near the Pannier Market) Get comfortable whilst listening to some winter inspired tales. Get close to some of our cooler objects too. Discover how the Mammoth stayed warm and even try on some balaclavas like the one Scott of Antarctica wore. A perfect antidote to the stresses […]

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Out and About: Saturnalia

December 8th 2017

Asda, Leypark Drive, Estover, Plymouth PL6 8TB In celebration of Saturnalia (the Roman Winter Solstice Festival) we will have all things Roman from armour to swords and coins to pottery for you to explore. You can also make your own Roman Solstice-inspired gift to take home. Free. Drop in and say hello!  

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Out and About: Christmas Market

December 9th 2017

Tavistock Pannier Market, Tavistock, Devon PL19 0AL Join us at Tavistock’s annual festive market as we make the most of the build up to Christmas. Explore our mystery objects and make a festive decoration to take home. Free. Drop in and say hello!

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Wild About Plymouth: Britain’s Ocean City

December 9th 2017

Marine Biological Association, Citadel Hill, Plymouth PL1 2PB Join Professor John Spicer on a special tour through Plymouth exploring the city’s unique marine science history. We will visit the Marine Biological Association where marine science really began in the UK, and walk down to the Barbican, visiting key spots along the way. Find out what […]

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