Museum of Childhood - News RSS Feed http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/rss Hooked! - 29 April http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-29-april Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Hooked! - 22 April http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-22-april Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Study Day - Decorative Dolls' Houses http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/study-day-decorative-dolls-houses Saturday 18 April. Explore the world of dolls' houses and decorative design with expert speakers. Hooked! - 15 April http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-15-april Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Hooked! - 25 March http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-25-march Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Hooked! - 18 March http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-18-march Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Hooked! - 11 March http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-11-march Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Small Stories Breakfast Tour - 5 March http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/small-stories-breakfast-tour-3 Thursdays 8 January, 5 February and 5 March. An exclusive viewing and guided tour of our Small Stories exhibition. Hooked! - 4 March http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-4-march Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Hooked! - 25 February http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-25-february Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Weekend activities, 14-15 February http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-14-15-february Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 9-13 February http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-9-13-february Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 7-8 February http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-7-8-february Regular activities at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Hooked! - 4 February http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-4-february Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Weekday activities, 2-6 February http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-2-6-february Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Hooked! - 28 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-28-january Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Weekday activities, 26-30 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-26-30-january Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 24-25 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-24-25-january Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Hooked! - 21 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-21-january Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Weekday activities, 19-23 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-19-23-january Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 17-18 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-17-18-january Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Hooked! - 14 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-14-january Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Weekday activities, 12-16 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-12-16-january Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 10-11 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-10-11-january Regular activities at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Small Stories Breakfast Tour - 8 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/small-stories-breakfast-tour-1 Thursday 8 January. An exclusive viewing and guided tour of our Small Stories exhibition. Hooked!- 7 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-7-january Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Weekday activities, 5-9 January http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-5-9-january Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Hidden Identities Unfinished http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hidden-identities-unfinished 20 December 2014 - 28 June 2015. This display of photographs by Yvonne de Rosa examines the lives of children and families living under adverse conditions in Bosnia and Romania. It's My Party... http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/its-my-party... Until 4 October 2015. We all have birthdays, but how we mark the passing years is very personal... Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls' House - About the exhibition http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions-and-displays/forthcoming-exhibitions/small-stories-at-home-in-a-dolls-house/small-stories-about The small stories of 12 dolls' houses from the past 300 years will be brought to life by the characters that live or work there. Come and meet the residents, and discover tales of marriages and parties, politics and crime. 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 It's My Party... http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/its-my-party...-2 Until 5 July 2015. We all have birthdays, but how we mark the passing years is very personal... Hidden Identities Unfinished http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hidden-identities-unfinished-2 20 December 2014 - 28 June 2015. This display of photographs by Yvonne de Rosa examines the lives of children and families living under adverse conditions in Bosnia and Romania. Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls' House http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/small-stories-at-home-in-a-dolls-house-1 The small stories of 12 dolls' houses from the past 300 years will be brought to life by the characters that live or work there. Come and meet the residents, and discover tales of marriages and parties, politics and crime. 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 Romp and Roll - 20 December http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-16 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Hidden Identities Unfinished http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/hidden-identities-unfinished-1 20 December 2014 - 28 June 2015. This display of photographs by Yvonne de Rosa examines the lives of children and families living under adverse conditions in Bosnia and Romania. Weekday activities, 15-19 December http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-15-19-december Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Weekend activities, 13-14 December http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-13-14-december Regular activities at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls' House http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/small-stories-at-home-in-a-dolls-house The small stories of 12 dolls' houses from the past 300 years will be brought to life by the characters that live or work there. Come and meet the residents, and discover tales of marriages and parties, politics and crime. Romp and Roll - 13 December http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-15 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Hooked! - 10 December http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-10-december Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Weekday activities, 8-12 December http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-8-12-december Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Snowflakes by Cerrie Burnell http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/snowflakes-by-cerrie-burnell Sunday 7 December. Join much-loved CBeebies presenter and children's author Cerrie Burnell for an interactive reading and book signing of her first picture book, Snowflakes. Weekend activities, 6-7 December http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-6-7-december Regular activities at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Romp and Roll - 6 December http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-14 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Hooked! - 3 December http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/hooked!-3-december Wednesdays during term-time. Come and join our friendly, informal crochet circle in the Museum café. Weekday activities, 1-5 December http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-1-5-december Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Christmas Designer Market http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/christmas-designer-market Sunday 30 November. Start your Christmas shopping early and find the perfect present at our Christmas Designer Market. Romp and Roll - 29 November http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-13 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Weekend activities, 29-30 November http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-29-30-november Regular activities at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 24-28 November http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-24-28-november Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Romp and Roll - 22 November http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/romp-and-roll-12 Bust a move in this fun, playful dance session for toddlers and their carers. Weekend activities, 31 January-1 February http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-31-january-1-february Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. It's My Party... http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/its-my-party...-1 Until 5 July 2015. We all have birthdays, but how we mark the passing years is very personal... Weekend activities, 22-23 November http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekend-activities,-13-14-september Regular activities taking place at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday. Weekday activities, 17-21 November http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/weekday-activities,-17-21-november Regular activities at the Museum on weekdays. Toy Stories http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions-and-displays/toy-stories Until 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. Small Stories Breakfast Tour - 5 February http://www.museumofchildhood.org.uk/whats-on/events-and-activities-calendar/small-stories-breakfast-tour-2 Thursdays 5 February. An exclusive viewing and guided tour of our Small Stories exhibition.