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December 2020

Artways Art Club

5th December 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For 11 – 15 year olds 2pm – 4pm Saturdays during term time Taking inspiration from the Museum, its collections and temporary exhibitions, young people work over several months to achieve their Arts Award at Bronze, Silver and Gold level. They have opportunities to work in a range of different media including screen printing, clay modelling and 3D construction, painting, drawing and textiles, and are encouraged to plan their own work around their chosen theme. As part of the Award,…

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MUSEUM CLOSED Elmer Exhibition Opens 10 Dec

8th December 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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MUSEUM CLOSED Elmer Exhibition Opens 10 Dec

9th December 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

10th December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the exhibition allows you to explore Elmer’s jungle…

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Tiny Toads – POSTPONED

10th December 2020 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am

Join us every Thursday for film, craft activities and fun, bringing the Museum to life for your little ones. Each week will feature the exclusive film premiere of 'Storytime with Maddy' with a different theme and characters.  There will be things to make, colour and create and a visit to the galleries to see the object, painting or exhibition that inspired the session.  Children will discover the treasures in our collection and gain confidence in themselves and the Museum setting.…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

11th December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the exhibition allows you to explore Elmer’s jungle…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

12th December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the exhibition allows you to explore Elmer’s jungle…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

13th December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the exhibition allows you to explore Elmer’s jungle…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

14th December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the exhibition allows you to explore Elmer’s jungle…

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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee

15th December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the colourful and feel-good world of illustrator David McKee. This exciting exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, takes you on a journey into the imagination of the creator of classic books and characters including Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard. McKee has been awarded Illustrator of the Year 2020 and was recipient of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. As if by magic, the exhibition allows you to explore Elmer’s jungle…

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