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Family Friendly Summer Fun @ PHM

30 July 2013

28 August 2013, Print a Bag © People's History Museum

Thinking of fun things to do with the family over the summer holidays?  Visit the People’s History Museum, open every day, 10.00am – 5.00pm and enjoy our exciting Family Friendly programme of events and activites for all ages.  There’s also hands-on stuff in every gallery and children aged 3-6 can borrow a Busy Bee explorer pack full of fun items to help them discover the museum.  Check out more Family Friendly Facilities available.

Wed 24 July – Sun 1 September
Make a Motorbike craft table
Brrrrrum! Be inspired by Sundar Singh Sagar’s motorbike in our Manchester Motoring Memories exhibition and make your own motorbike to take home with you.
Suitable for all ages
Drop in session, no booking required
Free. Donations to the museum gratefully received
10.00am – 5.00pm

31 July 2013, Beautiful Boxes © People's History MuseumWed 31 July
Beautiful Boxes
Learn how to make your own origami keepsake box to take home with you.  Be inspired by the shapes and textures in our banner collection to create printed embellishments for your box.
Suitable for over 7s to adults
Booking advised
Free. Donations to the museum gratefully received
1.30pm – 3.30pm

Wed 7 August
Huge Hats
Be inspired by the weird and wonderful hats in our Hidden exhibition and create your own magnificent headgear to take home with you.
Suitable for all ages
No booking required
Free. Donations to the museum gratefully received21 August 2013, Revolutionary Rosettes, Mary Wollstonecraft and the Newington Green Dissenters 1781 © Red Saunders, courtesy Impressions Gallery, Bradford and The Culture Company
1.30pm – 3.30pm

Wed 14 August
Hidden Dramas
Inspired by the striking images from our exhibition Hidden by Red Saunders, this fun, informal workshop will use a wide variety of performance techniques to explore stories and relationships from history.  Led by Emily Capstick, Peoplescape Theatre.
Suitable for children aged 8-12
Booking required
Free. Donations to the museum gratefully received
1.30pm – 2.15pm & 2.30pm – 3.15pm (please specify your preferred timeslot when booking)

16 August 2013, Living History - Read All About It! @ People's History MuseumFri 16 August
Living History performance: Read All About It! – Papers, Protest & Peterloo
Commemorate the anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre and meet James Bronterre O’Brien, editor of Victorian newspaper the Poor Man’s Guardian. Accompany Bronterre on a march to Peterloo and uncover the stories of the day.
Suitable for over 7s to adults
No booking required
Free. Donations to the museum gratefully received
1.15pm – 2.00pm

Wed 21 August
Revolutionary Rosettes
Be inspired by Mary Wollstonecraft’s tricolour cockade in our Hidden exhibition and use felt making techniques to create your own beautiful rosette.
Suitable for over 7s to adults
Booking advised
Free. Donations to the museum gratefully received
1.30pm – 3.30pm

Tues 27 August27 August 2013 Beeing Special © People's History Museum
Beeing Special
Meet Little Bee, the bee who wants to be different. Join in the busy bee dance, search for flowers in the museum and follow Little Bee’s adventure to find out how he becomes the hero of Victorian Manchester. Fun interactive story session with puppets, song, dance and a craft activity.
Suitable for under 5s and their grown ups
Booking advised
£1 per child, adults free
11.00am – 12.00pm

28 August 2013, Print a Bag © People's History MuseumWed 28 August
Print a Bag
Find out about the hidden messages and meanings in our banners and screen-print your own bag to take away with you.
Suitable for all ages
No booking required
£2 per bag
1.30pm – 3.30pm

Where an event requires booking please contact the People’s History Museum on 0161 838 9190 or info@phm.org.uk