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Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Tuesday 26 May 2015

Get Creative: Felt Making

Have a go at felting and make your own felt creation inspired by the stripes, spots, feathers or fur of the birds and animals in the museum’s Natural Sciences collection.

Family Wednesday 27 May 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Thursday 28 May 2015

Saturday Sessions

Need a break from shopping with the kids? Why not drop by Weston Park and do something hands-on and fun as a family.

Family Saturday 30 May 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 1 June 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 8 June 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 15 June 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 22 June 2015

Saturday Sessions

Need a break from shopping with the kids? Why not drop by Weston Park and do something hands-on and fun as a family.

Family Saturday 27 June 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 29 June 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 6 July 2015

Introduction to Flint Knapping

Karl Lee, Master Flint Knapper and experiential archaeologist, leads a day workshop in which you’ll discover how our ancestors created and used their tools to survive and then have a go at making some of your own tools.

Hands on Saturday 11 July 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 13 July 2015

Lunchtime Talk: Creswell Crags, Ice Age Frontier

Join Hannah Boddy from Creswell Heritage Trust to find out more about Creswell Crags and their unique role as Britain’s Ice Age frontier.

Talks and tours Thursday 16 July 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Tuesday 21 July 2015

Lunchtime talk: Nursing in the First World War

Volunteer Claire Ratcliffe shares some insights into the experiences of English nurses working in France during the First World War.

Talks and tours Wednesday 22 July 2015

Get Creative: How to Survive in the Ice Age

Would you survive the Ice Age? Join us to explore what our ancestors did to stay alive, from finding food to taking shelter.

Family Wednesday 22 July 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Thursday 23 July 2015

Saturday Sessions

Need a break from shopping with the kids? Why not drop by Weston Park and do something hands-on and fun as a family.

Family Saturday 25 July 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Tuesday 28 July 2015

Get Creative: Bugs and Beasties

Come and explore Weston Park’s habitats, from the flowerbeds to the pond, and find out who lives in them.

Family Wednesday 29 July 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Thursday 30 July 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Tuesday 4 August 2015

Get Creative: Textiles

To celebrate the end of our Invent a Creature competition we are creating some weird and wonderful creatures.

Family Wednesday 5 August 2015

Archaeology Finds Identification Afternoon

Bring along your own archaeological finds to Weston Park museum for identification and recording by your local Finds Liaison Officer, Amy Downes.

Talks and tours Thursday 6 August 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Thursday 6 August 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Tuesday 11 August 2015

Get Creative: Flying Birds

Be inspired by our new display exploring the birds that can be found soaring over South Yorkshire’s skylines and create your own bird mobile to take home.

Family Wednesday 12 August 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Thursday 13 August 2015

The Big Village Fete – I Love My Museum Day

Join us as we celebrate our I Love My Museum £1million appeal in big village style, with entertainment, stalls, games, craft activities and refreshments.

Family Saturday 15 August 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Tuesday 18 August 2015

Get Creative: Japanese Dolls

Get inspired by our Japanese wedding doll collection and make your own Japanese-style peg doll to take home.

Family Wednesday 19 August 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Thursday 20 August 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Tuesday 25 August 2015

Get Creative: Drawing Faces

Explore the different portraits in About Art. Learn how to draw a face then have a go at drawing a portrait of a live model.

Family Wednesday 26 August 2015

Discovery Days

Join us at Weston Park for our drop-in Discovery Days where Sheffield’s collections inspire the whole family to get creative.

Family Thursday 27 August 2015

Saturday Sessions

Need a break from shopping with the kids? Why not drop by Weston Park and do something hands-on and fun as a family.

Family Saturday 29 August 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 7 September 2015

Lunchtime Talk: Fighting Wildlife Crime

Join Alan Firth, Investigations Officer for the RSPB in the North, to find out more about the work his team does, particularly around protecting birds of prey.

Talks and tours Thursday 10 September 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 14 September 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 21 September 2015

Saturday Sessions

Need a break from shopping with the kids? Why not drop by Weston Park and do something hands-on and fun as a family.

Family Saturday 26 September 2015

Creation Station: Little Explorers

We’ve joined up with the award-winning Creation Station to bring you arts and crafts Exploration sessions, designed to meet your child’s creative education needs.

Family Monday 28 September 2015