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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 31 March 2015

Get Creative: Make a Bird House & Feeder

Recycle plastic bottles by building a bird house or bird feeder to hang by your house. You never know, it might just become the new home for a bird family!

Family Wednesday 1 April 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 2 April 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 7 April 2015

Get Creative: Ice Age Sculpture

Copy our Ice Age ancestors by carving sculptures out of bone (or in this case, soap!) or sculpting clay animals that lived in our area a long time ago.

Family Wednesday 8 April 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 9 April 2015

Bird Walk

Join David Wood, Chair of the Sheffield Bird Study Group, for a guided walk around the parks near the museum.

Talks and tours Saturday 11 April 2015

I Love My Museum Family Fun Day

Fun, family activities will be taking place throughout the Museum all day.

Family Saturday 11 April 2015

Lunchtime Talk: Breeding Birds of Sheffield

David Wood, Chair of the Sheffield Bird Study Group, talks about the Group’s new breeding bird atlas.

Talks and tours Saturday 11 April 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 Wednesday 15 April 2015

Lunchtime Talk: Secrets of the Skeletal System

Museums Sheffield volunteer Thomas Brown shares some of the secrets of Osteology – the analysis of the human skeleton.

Talks and tours Wednesday 15 April 2015

Lunchtime Talk: Interpreting the Roseberry Topping Hoard

Join Giovanna Fregni, experimental archaeologist and metalworker, to hear about this Late Bronze Age hoard in Museums Sheffield’s collection.

Talks and tours Tuesday 28 April 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.

Hands on Thursday 30 April 2015

Lunchtime Talk: Britain’s Ice Age Cave Art

Join Dr Paul Bahn for an account of the search for and discovery of Britain’s first Ice Age cave art at Creswell Crags in 2003

Talks and tours Wednesday 6 May 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

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

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

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

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