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Events under 'School Holiday Activities'
Friday, September 17, 2021

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Date

Craft Workshop

This 2 hour craft workshop will enable you to produce flowers in different ways using different materials and skills.

The workshops begin at either 10.30am or 2pm. For children between 5 and 12. Booking is essential.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 9:30 am - Thursday, April 21, 2011 9:30 am
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Mosaic Workshop

Come and design your own mosaic in these special workshops. Times are 10.30am - 12.30pm or 2.00pm - 4.00pm           Booking essential. 

Friday, June 03, 2011 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Roman Gladiator Day

Roman day come in dress as a Roman Gladiator, enjoy hands on activites enjoy our food demo from 10.30am - 4.30pm  

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
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Gloucestershire BC Workshop

Come in to our Gloucertshire BC Workshop activities include cave painting, writing in ancient languages and creating an ancient maze. From 10.30am - 4.30pm Booking required to guarantee a place.

Thursday, July 28, 2011
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Craft Workshops

Make your own beautiful objects from various materials. 10.30am - 12.30pm or 2.00pm - 4.00pm Booking required to guarantee a place. Ideal for children between 5 to 12 years.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Hurdle (Fence) Making Workshop

Come in and make your very own wooden small hurdle fence. 10.30am - 12.30pm or 2.00pm - 4.00pm Booking required to guarantee a place. Ideal for children between 5 to 12 years.

Friday, August 12, 2011 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Paper Making Workshop

Come in and make your own objects out of paper. 10.30am - 12.30pm or 2.00pm - 4.00pm Booking required to guarantee a place. Ideal for children between 5 to 12 years. 

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Clay Workshops

Come in and make your own clay objects. 10.30am - 12.30pm or 2.00pm - 4.00pm Booking required to guarantee a place. Ideal for children between 5 to 12 years. 

Friday, August 26, 2011 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Felt Making and Design Workshop

Come and make your own felt objects in this popular workshop. Additionally see and take part in making your own felt.

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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Craft Workshop

Make your own beautiful objects with a range of well known and unusual materials at these exciting craft workshops 10.30-12.30 or 2-4pm.

Thursday, October 27, 2011
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Textile Craft Workshops

Come along to a high quality textile craft workshop and make your own objects using textiles and a range of other materials. Experienced workshop leaders will be able to demonstrate new techniques and skills for those taking part.

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential

Workshop times 10.30-12.30 or 2-4pm.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Roman Medical Holiday Workshop

Gloucester Record Office lead this exciting hands on history craft workshops. There will be the chance to learn about surgery and medical care in Roman times while making your own Roman objects.

There will be the chance to do Roman writing, make curse tablets and much more!

Workshop times will be 10-11.30, 11.30-1pm and 2-3.30pm

Thursday, February 16, 2012 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Craft Workshop

Make your own Easter and Spring gifts in this popular craft workshop. You can experiment with a wide range of materials with expert guidance.

10.30-12.30 or 2-4pm

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking is essential.

Wednesday, April 04, 2012 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Victorian School Sessions

Come and sample life in our Victorian school session. You will have the opportunity to dress up and learn about religion in school, do hymn singing, do Victorian writing and military drill.

Lessons begin at 11am, Midday, 2pm and 3pm.

Booking is essential. Ideal for children over 5. 

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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Shop Day

Learn about life in a local shop before the 1970s and modern shopping. A great chance to handle old money and shop equipment and role play shopkeeping and old style shopping.

Admission Free. Drop in event.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012
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Clay Workshop

Come in for one of our clay workshops starting at 10.30am - 12.30pm or 2.00pm - 4.00pm Ideal For Children 5 & 12 Booking is Essential.

Thursday, June 07, 2012
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Roman History Day

At the Roman History Day visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the food, clothes and home life of Romans in Britain. You will be able to handle and learn about objects from the Roman past from expert historians.

Additionally, there will be the chance to try other activities linked to the Romans and Celts and also find out about archaeology in the Yate area and how to get involved.

This is funded by South Gloucestershire Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Potions and Plagues Day

Discover the world of potions and plagues before the Victorians. You will be able to learn about medicine and disease over 200 years ago from an 18th century doctor.

More than that there will be the chance to do craft activities including making a plague rat and designing your own vile potion.

Drop in sessions are between 10.30 and 12.30am and 1.30 and 3.30pm.

Funded and led by Gloucestershire Records Office

Thursday, July 26, 2012 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Archaeology Day

Archaeology Day is your chance to learn the techniques of archaeology with our very own portable archaeology site. You will be able to dig different layers and find real archaeological finds through the ages using archaeological equipment.

There will also be other hands on activities to help you find out about the Romans and Celts in and around the Heritage Centre.

 

Friday, July 27, 2012 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Mosaic Workshop

Make your own Mosaic in this popular craft workshop. You can experiment with a wide range of materials with expert guidance.

10.30am-12.30pm or 2pm-4pm

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking is essential.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
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