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Toys Through Time

Tuesday 23 & 30 July, 6, 13, 20, 27 August
10am – 12pm & 1 – 3pm
Drop in | FREE, £1.50 for toy kit | No booking required

Come and have a go with our traditional toys from the past. See how they have changed over the years and how they compare to toys children play with in modern times. Not a touch screen in sight! Take home and make yourself a toy kit.

Washday Wednesday

Wednesday 24 & 31 July, 7, 14, 21, 28 August
11am & 2pm
Drop in | FREE, £1.50 for toy kit | No booking required

Come down to Lark Hill Place for a chat and a demonstration about how the residents of Lark Hill Place would have done their laundry.

Lark Hill Place Sweet Shop

Friday 26 July, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August
10am – 12pm & 1 – 3pm
Drop in | FREE, £1.50 for toy kit | No booking required

Mr Tomlinson’s Shop is open every Friday in the school holidays for some sweet treats in return for a donation to the museum. Also, whilst you are browsing the shelves, why not pick up a make-it-yourself toy kit?

Lark Hill Place through the Ages

Thursday 1, 15 & 29 August
10am – 12pm & 1 – 3pm
Drop in | FREE, £1.50 for toy kit | No booking required

Find out about the inhabitants of Lark Hill Place from Victorian times onwards! Every session will feature objects from a selection of time periods giving you the chance to marvel over how things change over the years!

Make your own Kaleidoscope

Thursday 8 August
10am – 12pm & 1 – 3pm
Drop in | £4 | No booking required

Have a go at making your very own Victorian toy. Decorate the outside of your kaleidoscope then look through the tube to see the beautiful patterns you’ve created.

Design your own Jigsaw

Thursday 22 August
10am – 12pm & 1 – 3pm
Drop in | £4 | No booking required

We give you a blank jigsaw puzzle –  you do the rest! Let your imagination take over as you decorate and when you’ve finished, you have a new toy to take home and keep!