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Booking information

On Tuesdays: Session passes are available for the first two sessions from the Information Desk area at 10am on the day. The first 30 children waiting at the entrance to the Hands on Base at 11.30am will be admitted into the third session.

On Wednesdays: Session passes for the first two sessions are available from the Gardens Pavilion at 10am. The first 30 children waiting at the entrance to the Pavilion at 11.30am will be admitted into the third session.

Muddy Bees: These sessions are run as a drop-in, in the area opposite the Wildlife Garden from 10am – 12pm. Spaces are limited so some waiting and queuing may be necessary.

Please note that these sessions are not suitable for nursery school groups.

About this event

Lively sessions for under 5s and their parents or carers.

Activities change every week, with creative play, enchanting stories from around the world, simple art and craft, songs, outdoor play (Muddy Bees) and a whole lot of Horniman fun, created with very young children and their carers in mind.

Further information on Muddy Bees:

In this outdoor play session, you can explore and experiment with earth and water, play with old pots and pans and collect natural objects to decorate your amazing mud pie creations.  

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times and it is advised that children and adults are dressed appropriately for this activity.  

Muddy Bees takes place on:

  • Tuesday 23 May
  • Wednesday 5 July
  • Tuesday 26 September