Become a Romano-Britain living in the vicinity of the fourth largest city. Make a groma and see if you can set out a straight Roman road. Try a snack and try eating it lying on a ‘couch’. Plan a banquet and do your maths homework with roman numeral on a tablet. Test your knowledge of what foods were introduced here by the Romans. See if you are worthy of being a citizen – can you properly fold a toga?
Monday 15th – Friday 19th and Monday 22nd – Friday 26th 1pm-2.30pm
£4 per accompanied 4-11 year old, booking advised.
Spend Good Friday with the team at the Discovery Centre trying your hand at fun, seasonal crafts; from 3-D eggs to sheep with fluffy paint, yellow fork painted chicks to paper rabbits disappearing down their hole, and various flowers galore as we enjoy the Spring. Just £4 per child aged 3 and above.
Needle Felted Landscapes – £30.00
Thursday 20th June 5pm-8pm
In this evening workshop you will create a landscape picture using only wool. Bring a picture you would like to recreate in a woolly painting, or be inspired on the day.
All materials provided including a picture frame for you to take your masterpiece home in!
Seaming and Finishing Techniques – £20
Thursday 18th July 5pm-7pm
This is probably our most requested workshop. Set aside two hours to learn and practise the techniques which make finishing a project a pleasure not a pain!
Learn simple seaming methods and how to securely weave in ends.
All materials provided.
Do you have the Instincts of a Super Hero?
Choose the superhero you would be with a recruiting quiz and make your own mask. Test your skill working out codes and create your defence pieces to protect you from baddies. Practice getting through Spiderman’s web, break through a wall and use your x-ray vision on different pictures.
Monday – Friday 1pm-2.30pm
£4 per accompanied child, booking advised.
A lively indoor Christmas Market for those unique last minute gifts, open from 10.am -.1pm There will be a range of stalls selling a range of small antiques, vintage & contemporary jewellery, wooden boxes & chairs, and a selection of craftwork, Christmas trees & a local organic butcher. Entry is free but please bring a Christmas treat for local people & animals in need. Market Cafe & easy accessible parking.