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Make a Ming Vase

Using air drying clay, you will be making your very own coil vase inspired by the Ming vase on loan from the British Museum.

Family Wednesday 23 July 2014

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 24 July 2014

What Animals Come Out at Night?

Find inspiration in Weston Park’s Natural History collections and draw a scene on a paper lantern to make your own shadow theatre.

Family Saturday 26 July 2014

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 29 July 2014

Have a Go With Watercolour

Inspired by Recording Britain, record your own idea of a British landscape using watercolour paints just like the artists in the exhibition

Family Wednesday 30 July 2014

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 31 July 2014

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 5 August 2014

Printed Painted Fabrics

Inspired by the designs created by injured World War One soldiers who went on to work for Painted Fabrics in Sheffield, colour your own beautiful piece of fabric using relief printing.

Family Wednesday 6 August 2014

Tommy’s War

Take on the role of a volunteer in the ‘Pals Battalion’ and have a go at a range of activities, including spending time in a replica trench.

Family Thursday 7 August 2014

Tommy’s War

Take on the role of a volunteer in the ‘Pals Battalion’ and have a go at a range of activities, including spending time in a replica trench.

Family Thursday 7 August 2014

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 7 August 2014

Tommy’s War

Take on the role of a volunteer in the ‘Pals Battalion’ and have a go at a range of activities, including spending time in a replica trench.

Family Thursday 7 August 2014

Tommy’s War

Take on the role of a volunteer in the ‘Pals Battalion’ and have a go at a range of activities, including spending time in a replica trench.

Family Friday 8 August 2014

Tommy’s War

Take on the role of a volunteer in the ‘Pals Battalion’ and have a go at a range of activities, including spending time in a replica trench.

Family Friday 8 August 2014

Tommy’s War

Take on the role of a volunteer in the ‘Pals Battalion’ and have a go at a range of activities, including spending time in a replica trench.

Family Friday 8 August 2014

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 12 August 2014

Sketch It!

Join us for this hands-on creative session and try creating still-life drawings using different materials such as pencil and chalk.

Family Wednesday 13 August 2014

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 14 August 2014

Chasing Narwhal

Join us the brilliant Brothers of the Stripe collective of illustrators and makers at Weston Park as they draw images of aquatic life, surreal undersea beasties and more as they move around the museum.

Family Saturday 16 August 2014

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 19 August 2014

Blue and White Pottery

Inspired by the Ming vase on loan from the British Museum, create your own piece of blue and white pottery.

Family Wednesday 20 August 2014

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 21 August 2014

What Does Sound Look Like?

Get inspired by what you hear and make pictures from sound in this creative family session.

Family Saturday 23 August 2014

Sketching in the Park

Spend a relaxing afternoon drawing in the lovely surroundings of Weston Park. Come rain or shine, take a closer look at the flowers, wildlife and historic monuments around you.

Hands on Sunday 24 August 2014

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 August 2014

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 August 2014

Archaeology Handling Session

Get hands-on with archaeology at our afternoon handling sessions in the History Lab at Weston Park museum.

Hands on Wednesday 3 September 2014

Lunchtime Talk: Drawing at Creswell Crags - Britain’s Ice Age Rock Art

Ice Age rock art at Creswell Crags is still thought to be the oldest art in Britain. Find out about its discovery and significance, as well as plans for future conservation and management.

Talks and tours Thursday 4 September 2014

Lunchtime Talk: Mary Queen of Scots - The Captive Queen

Join David Templeman to discover the fascinating story of Mary’s years in captivity in and around Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire and South Notts.

Talks and tours Tuesday 30 September 2014

Archaeology Identification Afternoon

An opportunity to have your own archaeological finds identified.

Tuesday 25 November 2014