Arts and Crafts

Art and Craft Activities

  • We can offer an extensive range of Art and Craft activities for all age ranges and/or family groups.
  • The activities are suitable for delivery as either timed workshops or as drop-in  sessions.
  • Many of our historical workshops can be adapted to include a craft element.
  • We are happy to create  activities to suit a particular theme.
  • The sessions are led by experienced, professional and enthusiastic interpreters (holding Enhanced CRB Disclosure Certificates), offering a full interactive opportunity for all.
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Some examples of previous art and craft sessions.

Park Life

Working with willow withies and glue-coated tissue paper, participants made rigid 2D  and/or 3D images of insects and flowers inspired by the flora and fauna of a local park

Christmas Creations

Create Christmas present bags by printing on paper carrier bags, using designs inspired by an exhibition of work by artist Alan Fletcher

Ancient Cave Art

What kinds of animals did people paint on cave walls thousands of years ago? Why did they do it? What kind of paints and tools did they use? Find all this out and create your own masterpiece!

Pop-Up Spring

Flowers are popping up everywhere now it is springtime! Have fun making  a colourful pop-up card for someone special!

Traditional Toys

See and try out a range of  toys and games popular in the past. Decorate a wooden spinning top to take away

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