Upcoming Events

February Half-Term

Salt Dough
13 February 

Inspired by our current exhibition, From the Hazely Brick Earth: Agriculture in North-West Essex, have a go at the traditional country craft of salt dough! 

£1.50 each (tickets in advance or on the day, cash only), ages 3+
10:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Pom Pom Animals
15 February 

Inspired by our current exhibition, From the Hazely Brick Earth: Agriculture in North-West Essex, create your own pom-pom farm animal! 

£1.50 each (tickets in advance or on the day, cash only), ages 3+
10:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Plus, take part in our FREE long-horn cow trail in the museum on both days!

An Alternative Valentine’s
14 February, 6:30pm – 8:45pm

Looking for a different way to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year? Join us at the museum for our Alternative Valentine’s celebration, with “naughty” objects, crafts and cocktails. 

£9 each (tickets in advance from the museum). Grown-ups only! Singles and couples welcome. 

Brilliant Books
3 April

Create a concertina book and write your own story, for Children’s Book Day!

£1.50 each (tickets in advance or on the day, cash only), ages 3+
10:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Plus listen to animal stories in the Natural History Gallery (FREE)

Spring Day
12 April

Celebrate the arrival of spring by creating your own yarn sheep and taking a sheep selfie with our special backdrop! 

£1.50 each (tickets in advance or on the day, cash only), ages 3+
10:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Plus take part in our animal trail around the galleries (FREE)

May Day Celebration
5 May

Join us for a May Day celebration in the museum grounds and make a May Day garland. 

Garland making: £1.50 each (tickets in advance or on the day, cash only), ages 3+
10:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Entry to the museum grounds is FREE but usual admission fees to the museum apply. 

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