Monday 31st July to Friday 4th August 2017, 9 am to 4.30 pm
Become a Time Traveller with Heritage and Culture Warwickshire and spend a week exploring everything from fossils to robbers. Based at St John’s Museum, Warwick, but visiting other sites such as Market Hall Museum and the County Record Office, you will investigate objects and documents from Warwickshire’s past. Each day will be a mixture of hands on activities, making things and learning new skills. Showcase your work in a special Time Travellers exhibition at the newly reopened Market Hall Museum and invite your friends and family to see it. (Celebration event for friends and family 4.30 pm to 6 pm on Friday 4th August.)
Monday: Fossil Frenzy: Design a museum trail, discover the fossils at Market Hall Museum, make a 3D sculpture
Tuesday: Awesome Archives: Come face to face with colourful characters from the archives, write a blog for our community website, get graphic with graffiti.
Wednesday: Dig Delight: Be a young archaeologist, take part in a mini dig, make your own artefact.
Thursday: Fantastic Beasts: Come on a nature trail, explore your finds with digital microscopes, discover our taxidermy collection
Friday: Lights, Camera, Action: Make a story of your week using stop go animation, prepare an exhibition for friends and family, invite them along to a special event to see your exhibition.
Cost: £153 for the whole week. To book please call or visit Market Hall Museum (01926 412500) or Warwickshire County Record Office (01926 738959) during opening hours, or click here to book online.
Suitable for children aged 6 – 12 years. We will look at original and replica objects and documents relating to the theme of the day and play games and quizzes based on these. Children also make a selection of make and take crafts based on the theme of the day. There are always at least two members of staff with the group, both of whom are DBS checked. Children must bring their own lunch, snacks and drinks.