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Summer Craft Activities

During the summer holidays we have a variety of activities planned. Just look below for this summer's timetable, all our activities are drop-in:

Monday - 23 July Plant Bee Friendly Sunflowers Craft 11am - 4pm £3

               30 July Bee Houses Craft 11am - 4pm £3

               6 August Pop up Puppets Craft 11am - 4pm £3

              13 August Cup & Ball Toy Craft 11am - 4pm £3

              20 August Spinner Toy Craft 11am - 4pm £3

Every Tuesday - Christine Johnson Book reading 2pm - 4pm Free

Every Wednesday - Home Start 2pm - 4pm Free

Thursday - 9 and 16 August Rag Rug making workshop 2pm - 4pm Free

Philip Astley Ring Master

Friday 21 September 7pm

A talk by Ray Johnson with music by Jack's Ramble

This brand new talk will be performed for the very first time for your enjoyment.

From the personal memoirs of his clown, Jacob DeCastro, as published in 1824. A unique and personal insight into Philip Astley the working showman, with first-hand quotes and anecdotes from someone who worked with him for many years.

Tickets are £9 with tea and cake included.

Places are limited so pre-booking is essential.

If you would like to book, or for any more information, please ring 01782 619705 or email bramptonmuseum@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk

Museums at Night

Come Meet The Executioner Master Benjamin Woolnough

Friday 26 October at 7pm, for Halloween

Meet the man behind the mask who has been hated and feared throughout history. Stories of grisly endings and tales of suffering with a selection of torture equipment for your viewing pleasure.

Listen to tales on the history of torture and execution, crime and punishment, where men, women and even children have been his victims.

None were spared the horrors of his trade!

Come along if you dare!

Tickets are £9 with tea and cake included.

Places are limited so pre-booking is essential.

If you would like to book, or for any more information, please ring 01782 619705 or email bramptonmuseum@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk

Regular Activities

Museum Prize Trail 50p – our themed trail for families around the museum costs just 50p and children will get a small prize when they find all the answers.  Hunt high and low, upstairs and downstairs, great fun for kids of all ages.  We change the trail regularly so children will always find a new way to explore our museum.

Paper Crafts 50p – always something different to colour and create!  A simple paper activity to complete at our craft table or when you get home.  Lots of fun and we regularly provide new themed paper crafts to try.

Craft Packs – we create our own themed craft packs at prices ranging from £1 to £4.  These change regularly for you to buy and create at our craft table or when you get home.

 

 


Last updated 18 July 2018