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What’s On This Weekend 9th – 10th April

Written by Louise Winter


The school holidays are almost over so why not make the most of the last few days without breaking the bank! Check out what’s going on around the UK this weekend…for FREE!

Art Workshop: Make a Moving Animation; Imperial War Museum London, 25th March – 10th April

Get creative at this art workshop where children can make a spinning drawing based on a 19th century toy! They can also use drawings and will learn how to make them move like an animation!
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Get Inventive at Easter; Museum of London Docklands, London, 26th March – 9th April

Create your own watery gadgets by learning about the inventions and tools which were used in London’s docks! This is part of an action packed programme of events at the Museum of London Docklands for the Easter holidays.
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Back Packs! Victoria and Albert Museum; London, running until 30th April

Grab a very special back pack which has loads of themed goodies inside and you can use it to explore this wonderful museum. There are even Agent Animal bags made especially for little ones under 5!
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Easter Trail; Poole Museum, Poole, Dorset, 25th March – 9th April

Pop along and join in with this free museum trail hunting for clues to take you to the cute Easter chicks. If you answer all the questions, you may win something yummy!
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Heron’s Above! RSPB Swell Wood, Taunton, Somerset, 1st – 10th April

Join the RSPB volunteers and see the beautiful grey herons living in this beautiful woodland as they build their nests and look after their young.
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Easter Fun; Heartlands; Redruth, Cornwall, 25th March – 10th April

As well as having plenty of fun in the Adventure Playground and the climb on sculptures, the little ones can get creative in the visitor centre with plenty of arts and crafts to enjoy!
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***10% off all purchases from the visitor shop and Red River Cafe when you purchase a ‘Days Out Card’.***

Clore Explorers; National Museum, Cardiff, running until 18th December 2016

As well as being able to explore this fantastic museum from paintings to dinosaurs, there are also fun craft activities going on to keep the little ones even more entertained!
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Horrible Histories: Blitzed Britains; Imperial War Museum North; Manchester, 9th and 10th April

Get the kids learning about what life was like living in Britain during the war. This fantastic interactive exhibition inspired by the Horrible Histories is sure to be an exciting experience for all and includes over 200 objects, film clips and photos!
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Polar the Titanic Bear; Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool, 12th March – 13th April

Bring the kids to this fascinating museum where they can listen to the adventures of ‘Polar the Titanic Bear’ which is based on an original story by a Titanic survivor.
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Behind the Scenes Tour; Great North Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne, running until 16th April

Suited to children aged 8 and over, bring the kids along to an informative tour of this museum. You will get to see an array of awesome items, some of which aren’t even on display, such as bones from animals and masks made from spiders webs!
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Science Festival for Families; National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, 26th March – 10th April

Come along and celebrate all things science joining in with fun activities and meeting real scientists! You’ll even get to explore the world of medical science in the new Teddy Bear hospital!
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First World War Living History at the Scottish Parliament; Royal Mile, Edinburgh, 2nd – 9th April

Find out all about the First World War through re-enactment by a war soldier and a Scottish Hospital nurse! You’ll learn about how they coped with injuries and the technology and medicine they had available. This is best suited to families with children aged 8 and over.
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Have a lovely weekend!



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