Teddy Bears
1 August, 10.00-12.00 or 1.00-3.00 (£4.50 per child)
Look at the different teddy bears in the Museum collection before making your own using felt. Booking required on 01833 690606. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.  

Robots
1 August, 10.30-12.00 or 1.00-2.30 (£4.00 per child) 
Look at the different robots in the Museum collection before trying a variety of robot themed crafts. Booking required on 01833 690606. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.  

Printing for Families
4 August, 11.00-4.00 (Free with admission) 
Explore the Shafts of Light exhibition and try making a banner like those of the miners in the paintings. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.

Miner Banners! 
5 August, 10.30-3.00 (Free with admission) 
Explore the Shafts of Light exhibition and try making a banner like those of the miners in the paintings. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies. 

Weaving Wonders
7, 8 August, 10.00, 11.30 and 2.15 (sessions last 1 hour) (£3.50 per child)
Weave wonders in this fun craft workshop! Booking required on 01833 690606. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.

Delightful Dollies 
12 August, 10.30-12.00 or 1.00-2.30 (£4.00 per child) 
Look at the different dolls in the Museum collection before making a selection of dolls to take home. Booking required on 01833 690606. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.  

Moving Toys
14, 15 August, 10.30–12.00 or 1.00-2.30 (£4.50 per child)
Make a variety of moving toys in this fun workshop. Booking required on 01833 690606. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.

Treasures of the World
18, 20, 21, 22 August, 10.30-12.00 or 1.00-2.30 (£4.00 per child)
Try creative craft activities linked to different countries from around the world. 
Monday 18th: Italy
Wednesday 20th: Holland
Thursday 21st: France
Friday 22nd: Greece
Booking required on 01833 690606. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.

Victorians - Family Fun Day
19 August, 11.00–4.00 (Free with Admission)
Come and join The Bowes Museum in this action packed day of drop in fun for all the family. Activities include:
1.     Can you write like a Victorian? – Practise using pen and ink and slates!
2.     Make a peg doll like a Victorian child.
3.     Create a shadow puppet and make it perform
4.     Learn the skills to make a proddy mat and have a go!
5.     Explore the Museum with a Victorian themed trail.
Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom normal admission applies.

Silk Painting - Patterns
26, 27 August, 10.00-12.00 or 1.00-3.00 (£4.50 per child)
Explore the Museum’s collection of patterned objects and be inspired to create a patterned silk painting. Booking required on 01833 690606. Children must be accompanied by an adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.

Collagraph Printing
28, 29 August, 10.30–2.30 (£10.00 per child)
Learn the techniques and try collagraph printing in this fun workshop! Booking required on 01833 690606. Children must bring a packed lunch. Please note: Children must be 7+