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Cogs + Claws: Youth Panel Family Day

The Youth Panel take over the Museum for a day of family fun, animal arts and crafts with artist Hannah Cushion, intriguing stories with Margaret Bateson-Hill and more inspired by our popular family-friendly exhibition The Robot Zoo. All planned and run by our fantastic Youth Panel.

Rear Education Centre

The Ultimate Beast: Arts and Crafts

Let your imagination run wild by creating your own creature from spare parts! With artist Hannah Cushion.

Max. 20 children (with accompanying adults). Free, ticketed from Youth Panel Information Desk.

Times:  12pm–12.45pm, 1pm-1.45pm, 2pm-2.45pm, 3pm-3.45pm

Front Education Centre

Beat the Buzzer!

Challenge your concentration as you try to beat the buzzer. This giant wire maze will buzz if you touch it – so steady your hand and test your mettle!

Free. Drop in

Hands on Base

Spectacular Stories of the Savannah

Come on an animal adventure with Unanana and find out what makes the Leopard’s drum so special with storyteller Margaret Bateson-Hill.

Max. 20 children (with accompanying adults). Free, ticketed from Youth Panel Information Desk.

Times: 12pm–12.45pm, 1pm-1.45pm, 2pm-2.45pm, 3pm-3.45pm

Music Gallery Performance Space:

Photobooth

Our cogs and claws themed photobooth is waiting for you to strike a pose! Monkey, man or machine – you’ll look marvellous!

Free. Drop in