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Explore!

Come and enjoy exploring the museum with our new activity packs and boxes designed by our friend Professor Jigget. Our activity volunteers will be on hand to help you out with exploring and craft activities.

  What will you explore? Who will you meet? What will you create? 

  Sessions are taking place on Saturday 23 July, Thursday 11 August and Thursday 25 August, 11am - 1pm and 2 - 4pm.
  • Dates
    Saturday 23rd July 2022 – Thursday 25th August 2022
    11:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Tickets

    FREE
    No Booking required. Drop-in sessions.
    Donations welcome.
    Sessions are aimed at age 5+

This event is supported by the Arts Council England

This event has expired. Bookings are no longer being taken.

Additional notes:

 

  • Recommended age group is for guidance only if you have any questions on suitability please speak to one of our team members or email info@thewhitaker.org
  • All activities are fully inclusive, please contact our team on info@thewhitaker.org if you have any specific questions on accessibility
  • Unless otherwise stated, for family workshops you only need to book a ticket for each child attending. Accompanying adult is free
  • Activities can be booked via our website or by visiting our Welcome Desk
  • Whilst some activities are offered free due to our current funding from ACE and HLF, we have introduced ‘pay what you can’ for some events with a suggested donation. We appreciate donations to ensure we can keep activities running in the future
  • Our events cancellation policy can be accessed here.

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