There’s plenty of opportunity to keep the children occupied this half term with a selection of educational and eerie events taking place at The Bowes Museum.
Learn about the Museum’s First World War commemoration project in these WW1 Workshops on 24 & 26 October. Children will be able to see real artefacts from the conflict and make their own remembrance poppy to take home. These drop in workshops run from 10.30 - 4.00 and are free for children, who must be accompanied by an adult for whom normal admission applies.
For Halloween frights, come along to see some Spooooooky Magic in this Family Fun Day on 25 October. Watch performances by a captivating magician and be inspired to make your own magic wand, create a spooky ghost and much more. Activities take place from 11.00 - 4.00 and are free for children, who must be accompanied by an adult for whom normal admission applies.
Brave souls can also take part in more fun Halloween Crafts on 27 & 28 October. Sessions run from 10.30 -12.00 or 1.30 - 3.00 and cost £4.00 per child. Make a bat decoration, colour a bag ready for trick-or-treating, paint a ceramic Jack-o’-Lantern and more. Children must be accompanied by adult for whom there is no charge. Booking is required for this event on 01833 690606.
The Bowes Museum, Café Bowes and Shop are open daily from 10.00. A full programme of events and exhibitions is available by calling 01833 690606 or by viewing the website at www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk.