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Night at the Museum Competition

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 - 3:14pm

This Christmas and New Year, Chelmsford Museum and 20th Century Fox have teamed up to offer museum visitors the chance to win amazing prizes in our free prize draw competition.  Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb opens in cinemas on 19 December, and to celebrate we have three sets of goodies to give away.

 

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 12:30pm

Local history for primary teachers

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 - 12:33pm

This event offers primary school teachers the opportunity to make more of local history studies in the classroom with background information, ways of using objects in the classroom, making a timeline, and other practical activities. We finish with a walking tour of Chelmsford town centre to see some of the places discussed on the course.

 

Dates & Times: Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 9:30am

Primary Science Teachers CPD - Using the outdoor classroom

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 - 10:09am

 

 

Part of the series of CPD events delivered in partnership with Essex Education Services and addressing the parameters of Curriculum 2014; this training event is designed to allow primary science co-ordinators and classroom teachers opportunities to improve the teaching of science through an exciting mix of theory and hands-on practical activities outside of the classroom.

 

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 9:30am

Gliders and Fans

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 - 10:09am

Harness the wind by creating a glider or fan and then decorating it in your own style.

 

Great fun for all the family and suitable for ages 4+

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 12 August 2015 - 11:30am

Gliders and Fans

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 - 10:09am

Harness the wind by creating a glider or fan and then decorating it in your own style.

 

Great fun for all the family and suitable for ages 4+

Dates & Times: Thursday, 13 August 2015 - 10:15am

Gliders and Fans

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 - 10:09am

Harness the wind by creating a glider or fan and then decorating it in your own style.

 

Great fun for all the family and suitable for ages 4+

Dates & Times: Thursday, 13 August 2015 - 11:30am

The twelve days of Christmas prize trail

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 - 6:07pm

Visit Chelmsford Museum any day between now and Christmas Eve and you can enter our prize draw to win some extra festive cheer!  For just 50p, find the clues around the museum linked to the song 'The Twelve Days of Christmas' then post your entry in the box at reception.

 

Have fun exploring the museum - and don't forget admission is free - see what you can discover.  Suitable for families and all ages from 4+.

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 9:00am

Easter Egg Trail

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 - 3:06pm

Follow the Easter egg trail around Chelmsford Museum's displays.

 

Trail running for 2 weeks starting 28th March

 

50p a go for a chance to win a giant chocolate egg

Dates & Times: Saturday, 28 March 2015 - 10:00am

Primary Science Teachers CPD - Forces

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 - 3:06pm

Part of a series of CPD events delivered in partnership with Essex Education Services and addressing the parameters of Curriculum 2014; this training event is designed to allow primary science coordinators and classroom teachers opportunities to improve the teaching of forces through an exciting mix of theory and hands-on practical activities.

 

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 9:30am

Marconi Day

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 - 3:06pm

Sandford Mill's annual open day event to mark International Marconi Day will take place on Saturday 25th April.


As always there will be access to the Engine house and Barn which store our industrial heritage displays, the historic 1922 Marconi broadcasting hut and our Marine Radio cabins dating from 1900's to 1960's.


Please check this page regularly, as more details will follow of activities that will be happening on the day.
 

Dates & Times: Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 10:00am

Gliders and Fans

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 - 3:06pm

Harness the wind by creating a glider or fan and then decorating it in your own style.

 

Great fun for all the family and suitable for ages 4+

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 12 August 2015 - 10:15am

Primary Science Teachers CPD - Electricity

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 - 11:55am

Part of a series of CPD events delivered in partnership with Essex Education Services and addressing the parameters of Curriculum 2014; this training event is designed to allow primary science coordinators and classroom teachers opportunities to improve the teaching of electricity through an exciting mix of theory and hands-on practical activities.

 

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 4 March 2015 - 9:30am

Science and Engineering Week 2015

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 - 11:55am

An all-day event at Sandford Mill to celebrate Science and Engineering Week 2015

A chance to try out hands on science activities including:

Simple circuit building using our popular 'Mr Grinling' themed electrical kits

Catapult design and building

Bridge construction

 

and access to the Engine house and Barn which store our industrial heritage displays, the historic 1922 Marconi broadcasting hut and our Marine Radio cabins dating from 1900's to 1960's.

 

 

Dates & Times: Saturday, 14 March 2015 - 10:00am

Porcelain painting

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 - 4:15pm

For February half term, we are offering this fabulous workshop painting plates to show Chelmsford's historic landmarks and buildings - or something of your choice!

 

Use our special decorative pens to draw on a souvenir plate then take your masterpiece home to display.  Great fun for all the family and suitable for ages 4+ and the adults can do their own plate too!

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 10:30am

Easter at the Museum

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 - 4:15pm

A seasonal fun workshop for all the family with a range of Easter-related things to make and take home including Easter cards for someone special.

 

Wednesday Wonders workshops are aimed at the whole family, working together.  All materials are provided and you can take home your masterpieces afterwards.

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 10:30am

Spring baskets

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 - 4:15pm

A Wednesday Wonders workshop.  Spring has sprung, so create a nice colourful spring basket which you can use for collecting fruit, flowers or storing sweets, just like one on display in the museum.

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 10:30am

The art and crafts of World War 1

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 - 4:15pm

2015 marks 100 years since the Essex Regiment joined World War One.  The war gave rise to some great artwork, from 'trench art' done by soldiers, to wartime medals.  This workshop gives you the chance to be inspired by our collections to create your own piece of war art.

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 10:30am

I do like to be beside the seaside

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 - 4:15pm

Tying in with our seaside-themed exhibition, this fun craft activity will have you thinking of sunny times in the sand.

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 29 July 2015 - 10:30am

Meet the Medieval Nun

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 - 4:15pm

Due to public demand the Nun returns to tell you all about medicines and how to keep illnesses at bay in the medieval period.  You will also make a clay pot, medieval style.

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 10:15am

Christmas Crafts

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 - 12:44pm

This year we are offering a special Christmas Crafts drop-in session on Saturday 20 December from 2pm to 4pm.  Our talented tutor Karen, who has been responsible for many of this year's workshops, will be here to help you make some very special cards and decorations in advance of the big day.

 

Dates & Times: Saturday, 20 December 2014 - 2:00pm

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