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Family Fun

There is lots going on for children and families at Mill Green Museum and the Roman Baths. This is especially true during school holidays when there are many drop-in workshops for children aged 4+.

Adults are not forgotten with frequent craft demonstrations and special event days at the weekends. With limited parking at Mill Green, we encourage visitors to consider using the bus service - there is a bus stop at the top of the footpath that leads to Mill Green.  It's better for the environment and children love catching a bus for a day out!


Kids in Museums Logo Children's Activities

All activities suitable for age 4+. Sessions last for one hour. No booking required - just come along - but please come at the start of the session as you will need a full hour to make your creations. There are also activities at Welwyn Roman Baths.  For more information - please contact the museum.

Mill Green Museum & Mill

Summer 2015

Under the Sea

Tuesday 28 July Fantastic Fishes

Design and make your very own crafty fish.

Wednesday 29 July Sea View

Make a paper plate port hole and create an ocean scene.

Thursday 30 July Create a Creature

Make a clay model of your favourite sea creature.

 

In the Jungle

Tuesday 4 August Animal Masks

Make a fantastic Jungle animal mask.

Wednesday 5 August 3D Jungle

Create a 3D Jungle scene picture.

Thursday 6 August Jungle Critters

Make a clay model of your favourite Jungle Animal.

 

A week of Weather

Tuesday 11 August Rain Sticks

Design and make a colourful rain stick

Wednesday 12 August Thunder Claps

Make a stunning lightning picture and a noisy thunder clapper.

Thursday 13 August Sun Catchers

Create a beautiful sun catcher to hang in your window.

 

Under the Sea

Tuesday 18 August Fantastic Fishes

Design and make your very own crafty fish.

Wednesday 19 August Sea View

Make a paper plate port hole and create an ocean scene.

Thursday 20 August Create a Creature

Make a clay model of your favourite sea creature.

 

In the Jungle

Tuesday 25 August Animal Masks

Make a fantastic Jungle animal mask.

Thursday 27 August Jungle Critters

Make a clay model of your favourite Jungle Animal.

Art & Craft workshop times 10.00 am, 11.15am, 1.15pm & 2.30pm. They last for one hour. No booking required, just come along but please come at the start of the session as you will need a full hour to make your creations.

Suitable for 4 years and over. Cost: £3.00 per child per workshop

 

Welwyn Roman Baths

Summer 2015

Potty about Pre-history

Sunday 26 July

A fun filled afternoon to celebrate the 25th British Festival of Archaeology.  Make and take home your own hand-made clay pots, arrowheads and jewellery.  Try out our hunter gatherer trail and much more! Clay Activity

Amazing Mosaic Picture Frames

Wednesday 29 July

Make your own mosaic picture frame, to show off your favourite snapshot!

Pocket Money Pouches

Wednesday 5 August

Make your own pocket money pouch in the form of a 'bulla' a small Roman bag.

Crazy Clay Face Pots

Wednesday 12 August

Design your very own Roman Clay Pot with a funny face!

Roman Door Hanging Signs

Wednesday 19 August

Create your very own Roman inspired bedroom door hanging name sign.

Owl of Minerva Pencil Pots

Wednesday 26 August

Create your own pencil pot decorated with the wise Owl of Minerva.

Little Diggers!

Monday 31 August

Be an archaeologist for an afternoon!  Excavate our skeleton, and discover amazing finds.

Activities take place between 2-4pm, no booking required.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  £3.50 standard admission applies for adults entering the bath house during their visit, children go free.

Suitable for 4 years and over. Cost: £3.00 per child per workshop

 

If you have an queries about our activities then please Contact Us

 

Craft Demonstrations

 

Date

Demonstration

Demonstrator

Sunday 26 July

Jewellery Making

Kathryn Parratt

Sunday 26 July

Spinning, Weaving & Dyeing

West Essex & East Herts Guild of Spinners, Weavers & Dyers

Sunday 9 August

Beekeeping

Welwyn Beekeepers

Sunday 16 August

Love Spoons

John Adams

Sunday 23 August

Quilting

Christina Colewell

Sunday 23 August

Encaustic Painting

John Hazelwood

Monday 31 August
Bank Holiday

Woodturning

Colin Smith

Sunday 6 September

Jewellery Making

Kathryn Parratt

Sunday 6 September

Dyeing and Felting

West Essex & East Herts Guild of Spinners, Weavers & Dyers

Sunday 27 September

Spoon Carving

Ralph Hental

Sunday 4 October

Welwyn Bee Keeping association

Various

 

Toddler Mornings 10.00am - 11.30am

Join us once a month for our relaxed and fun packed toddler workshops.

  • Listen to stories
  • Make something together
  • Visit the Mill and Museum
  • Drink and biscuit provided
  • Coffee or tea for adults

Dates are:

  • Thursday 24 September Sunny Days

Cost £3.00 per toddler (includes entrance to mill/museum). NO booking required - just come along. For more informationContact Us


Special Event Days

During the year a number of special events are held at Mill Green Museum.  Details of these events are on our Special Event Days page.


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