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Story Book Day with Alice at Amberley

28th August

Petrol Locos Day

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20th August

Come and join Alice with all her friends, try and work out the puzzles
around the site, join in a game of croquet and The Mad Hatters Tea
Party. Also with a story writing competition.


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  1. 1
    Aug
    Toddler Tuesday
    Morning
    A morning of activities for 0-5 years. This days theme is 'Sensory Toddler Time' from 10.30 till 12noon in our Friends centre. We will be having a sensory session including interactive play, bubbles, songs and fun. Also suitable for babies. Bring you little ones and join in. Standard Museum entry prices apply. Children under 4 years are free of charge. Event is included as part of Museum Membership.
  2. 2
    Aug
    Family Activity Day
    10-5
    An activity day for children of all ages to come and explore. This week we are celebrating National Play Day, looking at how children play and the importance of play. With craft activities including simple boat making, wind socks, playdough, painting on easels, creative colouring, finger puppets and other activities. Standard entry prices: Adults £11.50, Children £7.00, Under 4's are free and family tickets available.
  3. 9
    Aug
    Family Activity Day
    10-5
    An activity day for children of all ages to come and explore around the Museum. This week we will be visiting the Woodyard to get creative with various activities, including: Wood crafts, stone carving, broom making and learn about the tools of the trades with TATHs. Also the pottery will be holding their play with clay sessions, and you can make your own print in the printshop. Hawking About will be here.
  4. 8
    Aug
    Toddler Tuesday
    Toddler Tuesdays are activity mornings for under 5's. This week we are looking at Butterflies and Bugs, with storytime, songs and crafts. With messy play with paints (aprons will be provided, but please don't dress in your best clothes). Also, follow the butterfly and bug hunt, subject to weather conditions. When the session has finished you are free to enjoy the rest of the Museum at your leisure. Standard Museum entry prices.
  5. 19
    Aug
    Art at Amberley
    10-5
    This month we will be looking at Mosaic Coaster making (at an additional cost of £4 per coaster). Pre-booking is advised as you are guaranteed your space on the day and you also will receive a reduced entrance price. Each person that books will only be charged £5 plus any extra cost for the art. Standard Museum entry applies on the day.
  6. 20
    Aug
    Petrol Locos Day
    A chance to see our petrol locos not normally seen, in motion including: Hibberd Y-Type Planet FH3627/1953, Thakeham Tiles 5, Thakeham Tiles 4, Lister L33937/1949, Lister L34521/1949, Motor Rail "Protected Simplex" MR1381/1918. The passenger service for the day will include the Wickham power car and trailer, and a diesel hauled train. Also, the Road Machines contractors' monorail will be running.
  7. 22
    Aug
    Toddler Tuesday
    Morning
    A morning of activities for under 5's. This week we are looking 'Music and Melody', to sing and dance yourself happy! There will be two sessions for up to 20 toddlers in each, one from 10.30-11am, and the second from 11.15-11.45am. Session tickets will be allocated on arrival in the shop. With free-play time between the sessions. When the session has finished you are free to enjoy the rest of the Museum.
  8. 23
    Aug
    Teachers Familiarisation
    We invite you to attend our Teacher Familiarisation Day this Summer Holiday. Find out what the Museum can offer your students. Book today your FREE entry to the Museum, additional adults and children will be at standard Museum entry prices. You can learn all about WW2 with a showcase of one of our educational workshops. Contact us to book your space.
  9. 28
    Aug
    Story Book Day with Alice at Amberley.
    Our August Bank Holiday event this year will focus on Alice at Amberley. Come and join Alice with all her friends. Try and work out the puzzles around the site, enjoy a game of croquet and join in the Mad Hatters tea party. Also enjoy our steam days with our resident steam trains riding the railway around the site. Fairmile Cafe open for cream teas (see fairmile-cafe-amberley.co.uk)
  10. 29
    Aug
    Toddler Tuesday
    Morning
    A morning of activities for 0-5 years. Accompanying adults will receive a complementary hot drink voucher for the Limeburners Cafe. This days theme will be ' Story book toddler time'.
  11. 30
    Aug
    Family Activity Day
    10-5
    A day of activities for accompanied children of all ages
  12. 15
    Aug
    Toddler Tuesday
    AM
    This days theme will be 'All about art'.
  13. 16
    Aug
    Family Activity Day
    10-5
    Activity day for accompanied children of all ages, explore the Museum. See Hawking About with their birds of prey owl flying displays. Activity day is included in your admission tickets / membership subscription.
  14. 23
    Aug
    Activity Wednesday - Children's WW2 Day
    10-5
    An activity day for children of all ages to come and explore around the Museum. This week we will be looking at Children during WW2, so why not come dressed up as an evacuee (we have some dress up available) and take a ride on the evacuee train. With artefact handling and design a wartime poster. This day is also open to Teachers to come and see what the Museum has to offer.