Upcoming Events

Museum Closure

Saffron Walden Museum is closed to the public from Wednesday 18th March until further notice, and all Museum events and activities are postponed. This is a precautionary measure against corona virus.  See our website and social media to follow our work behind closed doors.

Postponed / Cancelled events:


Easter Holidays  (30 min sessions between 10.30-12.30noon or between 1.30-3.30pm)

Wed 8 April:     Easter Hats          (£1.50)

Thurs 9 April:   Mini Fire-fighters  – linked to our current temporary exhibition, All Fired Up   (£1.50)

Wed 15 April:   Bird’s Nests          (£1.50)

Thurs 16 April: Glass Painting        (£1.50)

Tues 21 AprilToddler STEAM: Science sessions for toddlers: Science: Forces and Pressure  10am-12noon     (£2)

Tues 28 AprilMinis: Craft sessions for toddlers: Butterflies and Bugs 10am-12noon  (£2)

Tues 28 AprilGrown Up’s Art Club: Arts & Crafts sessions for adults: Pattern 1-3pm (£5)


Sat 9 May : Sawdust Hearts 10.30am-12noon (£1.50)  Join us to make some commemorative VE Day themed textiles

Tues 12 MayToddler STEAM: Science sessions for toddlers: Music: Sound and Vibration  10am-12noon   (£2)

Fri 15 May:  Wildlife at Night 6-9pm (£1.50)  Get up close and personal with live wildlife. Create a wild animal sock puppet!

MAY Half-Term Activities  (30 min sessions between 10.30-12.30noon or between 1.30-3.30pm)

Wed 27 May:     Fabulous Phoenix        (£1.50)

Thurs 28 May:   Fossils and Flints  Bring along your finds for identification.  Look at examples from the collections.  Paint your own fossil.  (£1.50)

Fri 29 May: Futures Friday Help us build an environmentally sustainable future. Hands-on activities and information stalls. Event on 10.30-3.30pm  Craft activity (£1.50)


Sat 6 June : Carnival Crafts – Linked to this year’s Saffron Walden Carnival  10am-12noon     (£1.50)

Tues 9 June: Toddler STEAM: Science sessions for toddlers   10am-12noon     (£2)

Sat 13 June: Carnival Crafts – Linked to this year’s Saffron Walden Carnival  10am-12noon   (£1.50)

Tues 23  June: Minis: Craft sessions for toddlers: Flower Power  10-12noon  (£2)

Usual admission fees to the museum apply. 

**All holiday craft activities sessions are drop-in and on a first come, first served basis, unless otherwise stated. Please consult museum publicity in the run up to each event for more information.

For more information on all our events and activities please contact our Learning & Outreach Officer Charlotte




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