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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