Tuesday 31 July - Thursday 23 August 2018
Ipswich Museum, Christchurch Mansion and Ipswich Art Gallery
Sessions at 10.15am, 11.15am and 2.15pm
Around the World
Go on amazing journeys at Ipswich Museums this summer! There is always lots to see at Ipswich Museum and Art Gallery and Christchurch Mansion. Explore and be inspired with a series of Around the World events. For four weeks from Tuesday 31 July until Thursday 23 August there is lots for kids to discover.
All events are suitable for ages 5+, cost £3.30 per child and can be booked online at www.ipswichregent.com
Ipswich Museum Tuesday | 31 July
Join local musicians and learn how to use drums and percussion instruments, with a chance to perform your music in the Museum galleries.
Ipswich Art Gallery | Wednesday 1 August
Be inspired by the patterns in the Gallery and Museum ceramics to create your own tile design.
Navigating the World
Christchurch Mansion | Thursday 2 August
Get creative with electronic devices to animate the story of Thomas Eldred, an extraordinary Tudor explorer.
Paths in the Forest
Ipswich Museum | Tuesday 7 August
Learn more about the way of life for the first peoples of America and make your own 3D totem pole.
Ipswich Art Gallery | Wednesday 8 August
Make your own artistic clay creations inspired by the South American pots in the Museum.
Colours of the World
Christchurch Mansion | Thursday 9 August
Explore how exotic spices and plants can be used to create dyes. Make your own colours and use them to dye a canvas bag.
Ipswich Museum | Tuesday 14 August
Join us to hear stories from around the globe, as you explore our galleries with our costumed storyteller.
Ipswich Art Gallery | Wednesday 15 August
China, India and Nepal all have a history of shadow puppetry. Have a go at making your own incredible creatures for a shadow play about your world.
Queen Victoria and her Empire
Christchurch Mansion | Thursday 16 August
We need your help to prepare Christchurch Mansion for a royal visit! Get ready for a feast and prepare for a ball.
Ipswich Museum | Tuesday 21 August
Discover the Egyptian tomb, handle real Egyptian artefacts and design a crown fit for a pharaoh.
Postcards from the Gallery
Ipswich Art Gallery | Wednesday 22 August
Design fantastic postcards inspired by the paintings, drawings and sculptures in the Open Call exhibition.
Tales Through Time
Christchurch Mansion | Thursday 23 August
Join our storyteller to discover the past through stories and tales from around the world. (FREE drop-in!)