'Let's Celebrate!' with the County Museum this Half-term

Published Friday, 6th February 2015

Half-term at Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle promises to be great fun with an event entitled ‘Let's celebrate!' which ex

 From South American carnivals to Chinese New Year there will be plenty to get involved with in this four-day schedule of children's art and craft activities.

Between Tuesday, February 17 and Friday, February 20 (inclusive), 10.30am-4pm, youngsters will be able to get stuck in to a whole array of colourful activities including fashioning vibrant carnival hats, making paper lanterns and lucky packets, printing paper flowers, modelling clay animals, creating Green Man masks and learning about the Chinese zodiac.

In addition, children will also be able to follow a trail around the museum and discover over 1000 years of history including toys from the past, historic room sets and beautiful Gypsy caravans. 

Worcestershire County Museum's Manager Rachel Robinson said: “It’s going to be four fun-packed days at the museum with exciting things to make and do and a chance to learn about celebrations and cultures in other countries around the world.”

As usual, The Castle Kitchen Café will be serving light lunches, delicious cakes and hot and cold drinks throughout the day.

Three different craft activities take place each day, activities change daily so for more information please call the museum on 01299 250416 or visit www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk to see the timetable.

The admission charge is adults £5, children/concessions £2.50 or a family ticket for £13.  For a day’s activities there is an additional charge of £1 per child. Or, a Family Pass valid for 12 months is available for £32 which includes all the activities and events through the year.