This half-term is going to be jam-packed with fun activities at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery.
Not only will families be able to join the search for Wally, the world’s favourite children’s book character, but they will also be able to enjoy free craft activities and paid-for workshops throughout the week.
Kim Forward, lead councillor for culture said: “This is all part of The Big Museum Hunt, organised by Kids in Museums and Walker Books, to celebrate the release of Double Trouble at the Museum, the new Where’s Wally book. If you finish the ‘search and find’ trail then you will get an ‘I Found Wally!’ sticker and be able to enter the Where’s Wally? And Kids in Museums grand prize draw competition.
“There are also bonfire themed activities for young people to enjoy every day which include pop-up firework and Guy Fawkes inspired lantern making and a family drumming workshop in the amazing surroundings of the Durbar Hall.
“Also back by popular demand LEGO© Lab will give families and young people the chance to get creative with our LEGO® WeDo kits. “
October half term highlights include:
- Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt, October 19th – November 3rd
- Ask the Experts, Thursday October 24th, 10.30am-4pm
- Relaxed Early Opening, Friday October 25th, 9am-11.30am
- Saturday Morning Yoga, Saturday October 26th, 9am-10am, £6.50pp
- LEGO© Lab¸ Tuesday October 29th, 10.30am-12noon and 1.30pm-3pm, £2.50pp
- Here comes the drums workshop, Friday November 1st, from 10.15am, £2pp
For more information on what is on at the museum go to http://www.hmag.org.uk/ .
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery is a family-friendly museum with amazingly diverse collections and there really is something for everyone!
The museum was established over 125 years ago and has always offered people the opportunity to explore art, culture and history from around the world.
But now the museum is becoming a socially engaged location which works in partnership with local people to advocate for social justice and human rights as well as trying to making sense of contemporary issues.
Hastings Borough Council, which owns the museum says: “Our vision is to be a local museum with a global collection that inspires people and connects communities.”