Summer Family Activities

Join us at Berwick Museum & Art Gallery this Summer for a selection of fun-filled family activities inspired by their current exhibition ‘Of the Sea and Of the Sky’ by Bethan Maddox.

These hour-long workshops are designed to be fun, hands-on sessions aimed at people aged 7+ (no upper age limit!). We encourage all family members to come along and take part in our series of summer activities themed around ‘light’. Parental collaboration is required!

Our workshops at Berwick Museum & Art Gallery are completely free however normal admission prices into the venue still apply. Spaces are limited and booking is essential. Read on to find out more and click on the dates to book.

Shadow Puppets

Have a go at making your own shadow puppet, complete with moving parts. Discover fascinating examples of puppet theatre from around the world and get creative in order to make your own character to take home.

Dates: Wed 20th July @11amThurs 21st July @2pmWed 3rd August @11amThurs 4th August @2pmWed 17th August @11amThurs 18th August @2pm

Blueprints

Have a go at making blueprints using light-sensitive paper and sunlight. Discover the incredible origins of this Victorian technology and get creative with different materials in order to make your own blueprint art to take home.

Dates: Wed 20th July @2pmThurs 21st July @11amWed 3rd August @2pmThurs 4th August @11amWed 17th August @2pmThurs 18th August @11am

Kaleidoscopes

Have a go at making your own kaleidoscope. Discover the amazing world of reflection and get creative with different gems and sequins in order to make a miniature optical instrument to take home.

Dates: Wed 27th July @2pmThurs 28th July @11amWed 10th August @2pmThurs 11th August @11am

Lightning Art

Explore the topic of lightning and have a go at making lightning bolt prints using acrylic paint. Investigate the exciting phenomenon of static electricity and contribute to our big art attack.

Dates: Wed 27th July @11amThurs 28th July @2pmWed 10th August @11amThurs 11th August @2pm