Museum of Childhood - News RSS Feed http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/rss Festive opening hours http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/festive-opening-hours The Museum will be closed Wednesday 24 December – Friday 26 December 2014 and Thursday 1 January 2015 Festive opening hours http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/the-museum-will-be-closed The Museum will be closed Wednesday 24 December – Friday 26 December 2014 and Thursday 1 January 2015 Family Fun Fridays - Puppet Play http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/family-fun-fridays-puppet-play Friday 22 August. Jiggle along with Indigo Moon Theatre's 'Saraswati' dancing marionette from Rajasthan. Family Fun Fridays - A Day of Tales http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/family-fun-fridays-a-day-of-tales Friday 15 August. Build a story! Tell a tale! Spin a yarn! Join us for a day of storytelling, with popular tales from far and wide. Family Fun Fridays - Art in the Gardens http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/family-fun-fridays-art-in-the-gardens Friday 8 August. Join us for a day of creative fun! Make art, listen to stories and (hopefully!) enjoy the sunshine. ARTBASH Camp - Dreamers http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/artbash-camp-dreamers Monday 28 July - Friday 1 August. Young artists will develop their creative skills through a programme of imaginative workshops. Summer Festival http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/summer-festival Sunday 27 July. The best in family festival fun right on your doorstep in Bethnal Green. Weekend activities, 12-13 July http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-12-13-july Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 7-11 July http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-7-11-july Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 5-6 July http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-5-6-july Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 30 June-4 July http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-30-june-4-july Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 28-29 June http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-27-28-june Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 23-27 June http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-23-27-june Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. New Voices Festival http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/new-voices-festival Saturday 21 June. Celebrating London's rich diversity through world music, story-telling and theatre. Weekend activities, 21-22 June http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-21-22-june Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 16-20 June http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-16-20-june Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Making Jumper Monsters http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/making-jumper-monsters Sunday 15 June. To celebrate the launch of their new book 'Boycraft', the creative folk from Buttonbag are leading this workshop for Father's Day. Weekend activities,14-15 June http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-14-15-june Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 9-13 June http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-9-13-june Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Toy Stories http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/toy-stories 7 June - 14 December 2014. What do your favourite toys reveal about you? Toy Stories is a series of children's portraits by Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti exploring the role and function of toys in the lives of children around the globe. Weekend activities, 7-8 June http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-7-8-june Regular activities at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 2-6 June http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-2-6-june Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 31 May-1 June http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-31-may-1-june Regular activities at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. ARTBASH http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/artbash Friday 30 May. Join the creative team from ARTBASH for a fun, messy, arty workshops. May half term: Victorious Victorians http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/may-half-term-victorious-victorians Monday 26 - Friday 30 May. Join us for a jolly good time as we wind back 150 years to the Victorian era. Hand Me Over Hand Me Downs http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hand-me-over-hand-me-downs 24 May - 31 August 2014. Taking artist Annabel Stockman’s project Hand me over hand me downs as inspiration, this display centres around the moment an adoptive child joins their new family. Weekend activities, 24-25 May http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-24-25-may Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 19-23 May http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-19-23-may Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. The Great Diary Project http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions-and-displays/forthcoming-exhibitions/the-great-diary-project 3 May – 12 October 2014. A selection of diaries written by children across the 19th and 20th centuries, offering insights into children's lives across different eras. Weekend activities, 17-18 May http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-17-18-may Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 12-16 May http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-12-16-may Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 10-11 May http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-10-11-may Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 5-9 May http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-5-9-may Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 3-4 May http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-3-4-may Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 28 April-2 May http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-28-april-2-may Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 26-27 April http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-26-27-april Regular activities at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. St George's Day http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/st-georges-day Saturday 26 April. A day of English merriment in celebration of St George's Day. Weekday activities, 22-25 April http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-22-25-april Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Easter Egg-tivities http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/easter-egg-tivities Saturday 19 - Monday 21 April. Enjoy bunny-themed stories, games and art activities. Daydreams and Diaries: The Story of Jacqueline Wilson http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/daydreams-and-diaries-the-story-of-jacqueline-wilson 5 April - 2 November 2014. An exhibition celebrating all things Jacqueline Wilson, giving you a chance to find out about her childhood, early career and what inspires her to write. Confiscation Cabinets http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/confiscation-cabinets Until 1 June 2014. A display of confiscated objects collected from London schools by teacher and artist Guy Tarrant. Are You Sitting Comfortably? http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions-and-displays/are-you-sitting-comfortably Until 24 August 2014. An exhibition looking at some of the effects of environment and design on teaching and learning.