Kings, Queens and Selfies make for Half Term Fun at The Bowes Museum

Looking for inspiration to keep the children amused during May half term? Then check out what’s happening at The Bowes Museum.

 

Become Kings and Queens for the day on 31 May. Children can create their own royal finery during this family fun day by making a set of crown jewels; turning a cardboard tube into a king or queen; designing a unique coat of arms for their family, and much more. These drop in activities run from 11.00 – 4.00 and are free for children, who must be accompanied by an adult for whom normal admission applies.

 

Learn about the Museum’s Fantastic Founders – John and Joséphine Bowes on 1 June, before exploring the astonishing collection housed in this purpose built Museum.  This drop-in workshop will run from 10.30 – 4.00 and is free for children, who must be accompanied by an adult for whom normal admission applies.

 

Discover the new English Rose exhibition with It’s Me! on 2 & 3 June, beginning with a children’s trail to spark inspiration  before creating  a self portrait to take home. These drop-in sessions take place between 10.30 – 4.00 and are free for children, who must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.

 

The Bowes Museum, Café Bowes and Shop are open daily from 10.00. A full programme of events and exhibitions is available by calling 01833 690606 or by viewing the website at www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk.

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