This December, the team at Trowbridge Museum are bringing to the town a magical selection of festive activities for both children and adults leading up to Christmas – the Museum’s first traditional Christmas in its refurbished premises.
For adults, why not come along and try your hand at the following?
Thursday December 2nd – 10.30am-2.30pm
Festive Merry Little Mice
Cost – £20.00 per person (please bring a packed lunch)
Have a go at needle-felting a little mouse companion for the Christmas season (suitable for beginners).
Thursday December 2nd – 5.30pm-7.30pm
Season’s Greetings Christmas Card Printing
Cost – £10.00 per person
Design and print a pack of Christmas cards – perfect for sending to family and friends.
Saturday December 11th – 10.30am-12.00pm
Figgy Pudding Brooches
Cost – £10.00 per person
Create a needle-felted brooch to wear throughout the Christmas season.
Please note that all adult workshops must be booked in advance via Ticketsource. Prices include materials.
Families are sure to enjoy these seasonal activities . . . (Please note that children aged 11 or under must be accompanied by an adult.)
Saturday December 4th – 10.30am-12.30pm or 1.30pm-3.30pm
Magic & Sparkle Christmas Card Printing
Cost – £5.00 per child (to be pre-booked via this link) – suitable for age 8+
For a truly creative Christmas, come along to this card-making workshop and design and print your very own set of Christmas cards.
Tuesday December 21st – 5.30pm-7.30pm
Jolly Jingle-Bell Christmas Trees – suitable for age 5+
This is a FREE activity: tickets are issued at 10am for 10.30am and 11.30am sessions, and at 1pm for 1.30pm and 2.30pm sessions
Using recycled cardboard, funky patterned paper and bells, make a fun mini Christmas tree decoration.
Wednesday December 22nd – 2.30pm
The Magnificent Christmas Movie Matinee presents Disney’s A Christmas Carol
Cost – £5.00 per person, refreshments available
This 2009 version of the Dickens Christmas classic story. Ebenezer Scrooge, spiteful and miserly, encounters three spirits on Christmas Eve, who show him the folly of his ways and prompt him to become a better man.
The Museum will also be hosting two exhibitions from Saturday November 6th . . .
Until Friday December 24th, why not drop in to the ‘Picture Perfect Christmas’ & Teddy Bear Exhibition? The Museum will be presenting, from its own collections, snapshots of Christmases gone by, alongside some of Jill Hillman’s beautifully restored teddy bears.
Also, with those enjoying later life in mind, ‘The Comeback Kids: Life Re-Begins With Retirement’ is an exhibition incorporating work by renowned illustrator and author Quentin Blake, and runs until Saturday March 26th 2022.
Admission to either exhibition is FREE – please check the Trowbridge Museum website for details of opening times and further information.