Christmas Family Crafts

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Festive Family Crafts 2022

26th November – 24th December 2022

Join us this Christmas as we bring back our most popular festive crafts from last year and even introduce some new activities, all taking part over the festive period in our Learning Centre and Museum.

The schedule of activities is as follows:

26.11.22 and 17.12.2022 Christmas Hot chocolate bowls

Is there anything better than hot chocolate on a winter’s day? 

Join us in the learning centre (above the museum) to decorate your own hot chocolate bowl using our festive-themed specialist porcelain paint pens. 

Price: £5 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Sessions:

10:30 – 11:15 

11:30 – 12:15 

13:00 – 13:45 

2:00- 2:45 

We recommend this activity for ages 3+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support. 

Please note: this activity involves paint, and an adult must supervise all children at all times.

Book your tickets here: Pre-book your hot chocolate bowl tickets

27.11.22 Paper bag stars 

For this activity, children will be making a large 3D star ornament which is perfect for hanging in windows.  

Price: £3 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Time: 10am – 3pm (drop-in session)

We recommend this activity for ages 3+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support. 

Please note: An adult must supervise all children at all times. 

10:00 – 15:30 

Book your tickets here: Pre-book your Christmas star tickets here

03.12.2022 Glitter Bottles 

In this fun festive workshop, you will learn how to decorate a mini glass bottle with a festive design. You will be guided step by step in the process of applying your design and end the workshop with an impressive festive glass bottle – perfect for leaving out for Father Christmas or for holding your festive orange juice on Christmas morning. 

Price: £4 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Sessions: 

10:30 – 11:15 

11:30 – 12:15 

13:00 – 13:45 

2:00- 2:45 

We recommend this activity for ages 7+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support. 

Please note: An adult must supervise all children at all times.

Book your tickets here: Pre-book your glitter bottles tickets here. 

04.12.2022 Straw trees 

Come and join us in our learning centre (above the museum) to will be making a hanging decorative tree out of paper straws and sparkly beads. 

Price: £2 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Time: 10am – 3pm (drop-in session)

We recommend this activity for ages 3+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support. 

Please note: An adult must supervise all children at all times. 

Adults do not require a ticket, however, during busy periods we may restrict the number of adults in the room at any one time. 

Book your tickets here: pre-book your staw trees ticket here. 

10.12.2022 Christmas dishes 

Join us in the learning centre (above the museum) to decorate your own Christmas dish using our festive-themed specialist porcelain paint pens. 

Price: £5 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Sessions:

10:30 – 11:15 

11:30 – 12:15 

13:00 – 13:45 

2:00- 2:45 

We recommend this activity for ages 3+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support. 

Please note: this activity involves paint, and an adult must supervise all children at all times.

Book your tickets here: pre-book your Christmas dishes ticket here. 

11.12.2022 Christmas Crackers 

Join us at this fun festive workshop where you can make your own unique Christmas cracker using colourful papers and ribbons.  

Price: £3 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Time: 10am – 3pm (drop-in session).

We recommend this activity for ages 3+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support. 

Please note: An adult must supervise all children at all times 

Book your tickets here: pre-book your Christmas cracker tickets here.

17.12.2022, 22.12.2022, and 23.12.2022 Paper angel hanging decorations and Christmas cards 

In the final lead-up to Christmas, we will be making a beautiful hanging angel ready to hang on the tree and a Christmas card to send to your loved ones. 

Price: £2 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Time: 12pm – 15:30pm (Drop in)

We recommend this activity for ages 3+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support. 

Please note: An adult must supervise all children at all times.

Book your tickets here: pre-book your paper angel decoration tickets here.

18.12.2022 Pinecone Christmas trees 

One of our most popular activities from last year! 

Make and paint your own miniature Christmas tree complete with baubles and a snowy base. 

We recommend this activity for ages 5+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support. 

Please note: this activity involves using paint and all children must be supervised by an adult at all times 

Price: £3 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Time: 10am – 3pm

Book your tickets here: pre-book your pinecone Christmas tree tickets here. 

19.12.2022 and 24.12.2022 Shiny Baubles 

For this activity, children will be making a simple hanging decorative bauble out of paper and sparkly paper. 

Price: £2 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Time: 10am – 3pm (drop-in session)

We recommend this activity for ages 3+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support. 

Please note: An adult must supervise all children at all times 

Book your tickets here: pre-book your shiny baubles tickets here. 

20.12.2022 Stained glass windows 

Back by popular demand! Join us in the learning centre (above the museum) to create your own festive themed stained-glass window.  

Price: £3 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Time: 10am – 3pm (drop-in session)

We recommend this activity for ages 3+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support. 

Please note: All children must be supervised by an adult at all times 

Book your tickets here: pre-book your stained glass windows tickets here. 

21.12.2022 Fan trees 

For this activity children will be making a hanging decorative tree out of paper and sparkly beads. 

Price: £2 

Location: in the Learning Centre (above the museum) 

Time: 10am – 3pm

We recommend this activity for ages 3+. Younger children may be able to access this activity with significant adult support.

Book your tickets here: pre-book your fan trees ticket here. 

Don’t forget to book your tickets to our Christmas Magic Experience, for a chance to meet Father Christmas himself (Craft tickets and Father Christmas tickets are sold separately). 

Find out more and book your Father Christmas tickets here: book Christmas magic tickets for 2022.

Car Parking –

Disabled Parking – Link to Map (No need to pre book)

Main Car Park – Claudius Way Link to Map (No need to pre book)