Summer Holiday Fun at Derby Museums! - Derby Days Out Blog
1st July 2019

There's so much to do at Derby Museums this Summer Holiday!

TRAIL: LEGO® Lost in Time

Saturday 20 July – Sunday 1 September

Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 12-4pm

Museum and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

Trail sheets £1 each

Some of the LEGO® characters from the Brick History exhibition have escaped and are wandering around the Museum! Can you find them and work out which time they belong to?

Drop-in, suitable for children 5-15 years old with their grown-ups.

Crafty Tuesdays

Selected Tuesdays, 10am-2pm

Pickford’s House, 41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA

FREE - Give What You Think

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session at Pickford’s House, taking inspiration from this historic home and its temporary exhibitions.

Tuesday 23 July Knitting

Tuesday 30 July Collage

Tuesday 6 August Card Making

Tuesday 13 August Printing

Tuesday 20 August Beading

Tuesday 27 August Sewing

Drop-in session, suitable for children aged 5+ with their

grown-ups. Accessibility restrictions to upper floors.

Family Handling Histories

Tuesdays 23 July, 6 August and 20 August 10.30-11am

Museum and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

FREE - Give What You Think

Handling History is our regular object-handling morning where you can get up close to some objects from our collection.

Drop-in session, suitable for families.

Art Hub

Selected Wednesdays, 10am-12 noon and 1-3pm

Museum and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

FREE - Give What You Think

At Art Hub we explore different creative techniques and processes – there’s always something new to try in this artist-led session.

Wednesday 24 July - Digital LEGO®

Wednesday 31 July - Paper craft

Wednesday 7 August - Derby LEGO® Cityscape

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