Half Term Activities

Family Activities at The Atkinson this Half Term

Saturday 26 October – Saturday 2 November 2019

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Pumpkin Trail
Sat 26 Oct – 2 November
10am – 4pm
Find the 10 hidden pumpkins in the shop, foyer and museum. Pick up your reward from the shop.

Young girl making craft Make It Halloween
Tue 29 & Thu 31 October
11am – 3pm

Make a monster mask in our Halloween themed free drop-in craft activity

Morgan & West: Unbelievable Science
Tue 29 October, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Magicians, time travellers and all round spiffing chaps Morgan & West have a secret past – they are genuine, bona fide, legitimately qualified scientists, and now are bringing their love of enlightenment to the stage

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You Choose
Wed 30 October, 1pm
£8 adult, £6 child, £24 family ticket
Based on the brilliant book by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt, Nonsense Room Productions (Shark in the Park and Hairy Maclary Shows) bring you a brand new interactive musical show for all the family.

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Gems in the Dunes
Wed 30 October, 2pm
Free, drop in
Join us this half term, where you can find out about the ‘Gems’ that live in the sand dunes, how you can help bring our lizards, toads & beetles ‘Back from the Brink’ as well  trying  our quick quiz, as well as some wonderful wildlife arts & crafts, maybe with a spooky theme!

Tibbs Meets The Witch of Witchety Woods by Veronica GibbsMeet the Author Event -Veronica Gibbs
Fri 1 November, 10:30am – 11:30am
Tibbs Meets The Witch of Witchety Woods by Veronica Gibbs.Free meet the author event with craft activities

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Construction Club
Sat 2 Nov, 10:30 – 12:30pm
Young inventors, creators and builders are invited to drop in and play with our massive supply of LEGO.with our massive supply of LEGO.