Starts: October 20 - 10:00am Ends: October 28 - 4:00pm
Using the art materials scattered around the gallery, be inspired by our current exhibition and unleash your inner artist including chalking on the terrace.
Included with admission. No booking necessary
MY Museum Children's Club (MC2)
Starts: October 21 - 11:00am Ends: October 21 - 12:00pm
OCTOBERSPEAKER: Julian Sheppard, Wildlife Ranger – Hampshire Countryside Services
A fun hands-on activity morning with New Forest Ranger Julian
Sheppard. Learn about how rare birds are looked after in the National Park and along the Solent coast, then make your own bug hotel and bird finger puppet to take home.
MY Museum Children’s Club (MC2) is a project designed by St Barbe Museum specifically to inspire children to be involved in the cultural shaping of our community. Using the museum as a platform, child-friendly – suitable for 6-11 years old – talks are hosted in the museum on the third Sunday of every month from 11.00am-12.00pm.
Starts: October 25 - 11:00am Ends: October 25 - 12:00pm
Natural Selection Learning will be helping us discover more about the natural world with hands-on activities in this Halloween inspired workshop. Get the chance to examine real animal bones, construct a full-size skeleton, discover creepy crawlies that glow in the dark, and gather body bits for a witchs spell. Note: No live animals used
£3 per child (does not include admission to the museum)
One adult free of charge per child.
Things that Go Bang in the Night !
Starts: October 26 - 11:00am Ends: October 26 - 3:00pm
Drop-in 11am to 12:30 and 13:30-15:00 (no booking necessary)
A mash-up of Halloween and Bonfire Night crafts, such as spooky window pumpkins and sparkling cardboard fireworks, to keep the kids amused and your house decorated for the coming festivals.
Lantern-lit Spooky Stories
Starts: October 27 - 4:30pm Ends: October 27 - 5:45pm
Make your own Halloween lantern then stay late at the museum to hear spooky ghost stories by lantern-light. Suitable for 5+ (please note the scary stories may not be suitable for our youngest visitors, though the event is aimed at children).
£5 per child. One adult free.
Starts: November 17 - 11:00am Ends: November 17 - 1:00pm
Become a Mini Curator of St Barbe Museum for the day. Learn how to care for your toy collection, go on a bug hunt to discover what beasts are a danger to the museum, and create your own mini exhibition using real museum objects. Tour happening every hour on the hour.Included with admission. No booking necessary.
Starts: December 27 - 11:00am Ends: December 27 - 3:00pm
Wonderful winter themed crafts for all the family.
Included with admission or £3 per child without admission.
Children must be accompanied. No booking necessary.