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There’s a world of wonder and creativity this half term at the Museum!

This May Half Term, we’re offering a range of exciting activities at the Museum for children of all ages and family visitors, from creating imaginary journeys down the Thames exploring the stories that inspired William Morris, to actual boat trips on the river!  
Boat Trips on the Thames
Book your boat trip for May have term

Boat Trips

 

27 – 31 May
The Museum has partnered with local firm Hobbs of Henley, to offer a special discounted rate for boat trips on the Thames to Museum visitors. Tickets can be bought at the Museum.
Click here for more information.

River of Wonder!

River of Wonder – Family Day 


Thurs 30 May
10.30am – 4pm
Take a creative imaginary journey down the River Thames and explore the natural world and stories that inspired William Morris.  Make your own fishing game and add wildlife designs to our collaborative giant wallpaper. Discover the legends of King Arthur and make a mini character to tell your own tale.  Guess the mystery objects from Victorian times and draw a bookmark with illuminated letters.  Where will the river take you..?

Free with admission

Children’s Creative Workshops

Don’t forget to book your children’s place on our creative workshops over the May half term. We have an exciting array of activities and crafts for children of all ages, so book today to avoid disappointment.

Ribbons and Rainbows Children’s Half Term Workshop

Ribbons and Rainbows

Tues 28 May
10.30am – 12.30pm
Make simple kaleidoscopes with mirror card and create a colourful rainbow fish mobile, with inspiration from the summer rainbow in our Siberechts painting.
4-7 years
£8.50

Booking is essential. Please call 01491 415600 or click here to book online.

Children under 7 yrs must be accompanied by an adult. 

Bags of Pattern Workshop 12 – 16 yrs

Bags of Pattern

Weds 29 May
10.30am – 12.30pm
Use your imagination and fabric ink to block print a cotton bag with your won unique design inspired by the work of William Morris.
12 – 16 years
£8.50 

Booking is essential. Please call 01491 415600 or click here to book online. 
Prehistoric Pots Workshop 7 – 11 yrs

Prehistoric Pots

Fri 31 May
10.30am – 12.30pm
Make a clay pot decorated with your own story, inspired by ancient animals and patterns.
7 – 11 years
£8.50 

Booking is essential. Please call 01491 415600 or click here to book online.