October Half Term: Wizz-Bangs and Pipsqueaks

Wizz-Bangs and Pipsqueaks - Rosemary Wren, Stoneware, Britain, 1980 © Victoria and Albert Museum

Monday 27 October - Sunday 2 November

Enjoy a half term of First World War themed activities.

10.30, 11.15 and 12.00 (Monday to Friday only)

Hear the heroic tale of the pigeon that saved the lost battalion in the Story Spinner version of Fly Cher Ami Fly by Robert Burley.

Discovery Station - Mission: Carrier Pigeon!

Can you delivery the secret message and help rescue the toys?

Dressing Up

Try on First World War-inspired costumes and salute for a picture in front of our backdrop.

Art Smarts

Make a First World War medal nicknamed after the popular characters Pip, Squeak and Wilfred.

Free / Drop in / All ages




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