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See attraction details22 November 2014 - 11 November 2018 - WORLD WAR ONE REPLICA TRENCH SYSTEM AT THE POTTERIES MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Don't miss the outdoor World War One replica trench system if you're planning a day out with the kids in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Located next to the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in the city centre, it marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. Atmospheric and thought-provoking, the replica trench system will offer visitors of all ages the chance to learn about the conditions experienced by soldiers on the front line. Free to view, open daily 11am-3pm, weather permitting.
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery www.stokemuseums.org.uk
Bethesda Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire, ST1 3DW   01782 232323
See attraction details3 October 2015 - 10 April 2017 - PROJECT TOBONG AT THE HORNIMAN MUSEUM
Project Tobong is a collaborative project led by British artist Helen Marshall and Indonesian artist Risang Yuwono, in a series of theatrical photographic portraits of the Ketoprak Tobong Kelana Bakti Budaya, one of the last remaining theatre groups in Yogyakarta, Java. Supported by Arts Council and British Council this is to be an element in the final presentation and achieve of the three yearlong project. Challenging conventional forms of social documentary, project Tobong aims to preserve and reinvigorate the ritual storytelling and performance. The project brings together a unique view of a vanishing traditional art form and community to a new audience, a combination for photographic arts and performance which bridges the gap between contemporary and traditional art practices.
Horniman Museum and Gardens www.horniman.ac.uk
100 London Rd, Forest Hill, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ   0208 699 1872
See attraction details9 October 2015 - 18 December 2019 - KIDS STREET DANCE CLASS
An hour of fun at this drop in Street Dance class. Learn the latest dance moves, and meet new friends whilst listening to your favourite songs!
The Hat Factory www.thehatfactory.org
65-67 Bute Street, Luton , Bedfordshire, LU1 2NG    01582 878100
See attraction details7 November 2015 - 24 September 2017 - SEE THE EXHIBITION 'WOMEN, WORK AND WAR' AT LEEDS INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM
Take the children for a day out at Leeds Industrial Museum and get involved with the family activities associated with the exhibition honouring the vital role women played in the First World War. British Women took on men's roles as bus drivers, train cleaners, police officers, fire fighters and important work in the munitions factories. Discover their experiences and hear the stories of women taking on dangerous work in the Armley munitions and learn about the lives lost in the 1916 factory explosion.
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/Pages/armleymills
Armley Mills, Canal Road, Armley, Leeds , West Yorkshire, LS12 2QF    0113 263 7861
See attraction details1 February 2016 - 31 March 2017 - SCOTSMAN SEASON AT THE NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM
Look out for the events planned for the return of the Flying Scotsman locomotive after years of refurbishment at the National Railway Museum. Prepare for its inaugural run and 'welcome home' celebration of this iconic engine. See website for confirmed dates during February 2016 and onward exhibition dates.
National Railway Museum www.nrm.org.uk
Leeman Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 4XJ   0844 815 3139
See attraction details27 February 2016 - 31 March 2017 - NEED FOR SPEED FAMILY SCIENCE SHOW AT THE NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM
Visit the National Railway Museum and discover how the railways have taken us from 29 miles an hour to over 300 miles an hour and beyond. Learn about our obsession with speed in the high octane, interactive show exploring how Flying Scotsman set the first 100 mile an hour record for a steam locomotive in 1934. Daily at weekends and during school holidays.
National Railway Museum www.nrm.org.uk
Leeman Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 4XJ   0844 815 3139
See attraction details19 March 2016 - 1 January 2018 - A HISTORY OF FASHION IN 100 OBJECTS - EXHIBITION AT THE FASHION MUSEUM
Plan a family day out Bath's Fashion Museum and enjoy this important exhibition displaying one hundred iconic accessories and garments that are linked to significant moments in history or hit the headlines. It's a great opportunity for visitors to view some of the star items from the museum's collection. From a 16th-century woman's jacket to gowns by modern fashion designers and the museum's 'Dress of the Year 2015, families can take a whirlwind tour of fashion over the last five hundred years. Additional displays feature more collections of gloves, fans and jewellery and ten 'shoe moments' with footwear from Georgian silk shoes to Air Jordan trainers. Look out for the children's trail highlighting ten fashion looks. Please go to the website for more information.
Fashion Museum www.fashionmuseum.co.uk
Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath, Bath, BA1 2QH   01225 477789
See attraction details25 March 2016 - 4 June 2017 - PORT OUT, SOUTHAMPTON HOME AT SEACITY MUSEUM
Have you eve wondered about the ocean liners that sailed from Southampton to various parts of the world? From the 1920s to the 1950s, ocean liners were the lifeblood of Southampton and this exhibition takes visitors behind the scenes of some well-loved vessels, such as the Mauretania, the Queen Mary and the QE2!
SeaCity Museum www.seacitymuseum.co.uk
Civic Centre, Havelock Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 7FY   023 8083 3007
See attraction details13 April 2016 - 27 April 2017 - TODDLER DAYS AT THE LOOK OUT DISCOVERY CENTRE
The Look Out Discovery Centre's special Toddler Days feature extra activities such as storytelling, art and craft activities and face or hand painting especially designed for young children to enjoy. Dates and themes: On the Farm - 13-14 April 2016; At the Seaside - 8-9 September 2016; In the Jungle - 11-12 October 2016; Night Time - 9-10 November 2016; Snow and Sparkles - 7-8 December 2016; Space - 17-18 January 2017; Little Bugs - 26-27 April 2017. Please see the website to confirm dates, times and prices before travelling.
The Look Out Discovery Centre www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/thelookoutactivitiesfortoddlers
Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell , Berkshire, RG12 7QW   01344 354400
See attraction details27 May 2016 - 1 May 2017 - FASHION ON THE RATION:1940S STREET STYLE AT IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM
Take a sartorial step back in time to see how fashion flourished under the strict rules of rationing during World War II. Examine how austerity did not extinguish creative design or fashion trends on the British home front. Uniforms and utility became the norm, see how make do and mend gave birth to customising, creating individuality and personal style. Delve into Uniforms, Functional Fashion, Rationing, Utility Clothing, Beauty & Duty, Peace and the New Look and Fashion Legacy in this new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum.
Imperial War Museum North www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-north
The Quays, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford, Manchester , Greater Manchester, M17 1TZ    0161 836 4000
See attraction details30 May 2016 - 31 March 2017 - SPECIAL EXHIBITION: HEROINES AND HEROES – PEOPLE OF THE COALFIELDS
Make time to visit the National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield to view this new exhibition that explores the real lives of people who went beyond the call of duty in coal mining communities. Inspired by the ordinary stories in history, the exhibition focuses on looking at famous heroes and heroines linked with the coal mining industry and its community; its inventors, protectors, activists and reformers.
National Coal Mining Museum For England www.ncm.org.uk
Caphouse Colliery, New Road, Overton, Wakefield , West Yorkshire, WF4 4RH   01924 848806
See attraction details18 June 2016 - 30 September 2017 - WRIGGLE! THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF WORMS - EXHIBITION AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM CARDIFF
Delve into the amazing world of worms at this wonderfully family-friendly exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff. See what the world looks like to an earthworm as you crawl into the 'wriggloo' and discover what kind of worm you are as you play the fun interactive game. Learn about the diversity of worms such as the bone-eating snot flower and the Bobbit Worm, explore the role of worms in popular culture and much more. Please see the website for further details before visiting.
National Museum Cardiff www.museum.wales/cardiff/whatson/9051/Wriggle-The-wonderful-world-of-worms
Cathays Park, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3NP   029 2039 7951
See attraction details2 July 2016 - 30 June 2017 - NEW MICHAEL MORPURGO EXHIBITION AT SEVEN STORIES
Mark the calendar for the new exhibition at Seven Stories when you can explore the world of Micheal Morpurgo. Seven Stories looks after Michael Morpurgo’s archive in its unique children’s literature Collection. Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain’s best loved story tellers, and this new exclusive exhibition will showcase, for the first time, the notebooks and manuscripts that became the classics we know today including War Horse and Kensuke’s Kingdom. It will explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts. With content rich in historical research, creativity and poignant prose, this exhibition will showcase the processes behind some of the most loved titles in modern children’s books. Normal admission required.
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books www.sevenstories.org.uk
30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 2PQ   0300 3301095
See attraction details23 July 2016 - 25 June 2017 - WONDER MATERIALS: GRAPHENE AND BEYOND AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & INDUSTRY
Did you know that graphene is invisible to the human eye, thinner than a human hair and 200 times tougher than steel? In this new ground breaking exhibition at the Museum of Science & Industry uncover the history of graphite and graphene, journey with scientists and artists exploring the cutting edge of material technology and investigate the wonders of a two dimensional world. First isolated by scientists at the University of Manchester in 2004, graphene is made from a single atom layer of carbon. It is super lightweight, super conductive and super strong! This 21st century wonder material is set to radically reshape the way we think, design and manufacture - from racing cars to rust-free paint, from mobile phones to medical science. The exhibition is a world premiere, created by the Museum of Science and Industry, in partnership with the National Graphene Institute at The University of Manchester.
Museum of Science & Industry www.msimanchester.org.uk/whats-on
Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester , Greater Manchester, M3 4FP   0161 832 2244
See attraction details5 September 2016 - 31 March 2017 - WOLF HALL AT YORK'S BARLEY HALL
If you were a fan of the 'Wolf Hall' visit Barley Hall’s latest exhibition ‘Power & Glory’ and see some of the most beautiful costumes from the popular BBC television series of the book.
Barley Hall www.barleyhall.co.uk
2 Coffee Yard, off Stonegate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 8AR   01904 615505
See attraction details24 September 2016 - 11 June 2017 - LITTLE LIVES AT LYNN MUSEUM
This new exhibition at the Lynn Museum touches on the stories of childhood over the last two centuries and focuses on four local children. Childhood objects from the museum collections together with photographs and paintings offer snapshots of the changing experience of childhood.
Lynn Museum www.lynnmuseum.org
Market Street, King's Lynn , Norfolk, PE30 1NL    01553 775001
See attraction details22 October 2016 - 23 April 2017 - WARRIOR TREASURES: SAXON GOLD FROM THE STAFFORDSHIRE HOARD - EXHIBITION AT BRISTOL MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Expect to be dazzled by this fabulous collection of gold, silver and semi-precious gems from Anglo-Saxon weaponry, all set within a mysterious forest! This exciting exhibition on at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery this winter offers a great chance to see part of the Staffordshire Hoard, which dates from around the 7th century and is regarded as one of the most important Anglo-Saxon finds. Wonder why these beautifully crafted fittings were thrown away and buried. See the magnificent treasures close up and learn how a sword signified a warrior's status and more. Look out for family events and activities linking to the exhibition. Please see the website for further details including ticket information.
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/bristol-museum-and-art-gallery/whats-on/warrior-treasures
Queens Road, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1RL   0117 922 3571
See attraction details3 November 2016 - 5 November 2017 - MARY QUANT - ICON OF STYLE AT THE GALLERY OF COSTUME
Discover how Mary Quant caught the contemporary cultural moment in her designs for the young and hip of the 60s and 70s. The exhibition includes twenty two outfits dating from the late 1950s to the early 1970s from the collections and includes loans from Leeds Museums and Galleries, the London College of Fashion and private collectors.
Gallery of Costume www.manchestergalleries.org/our-other-venues/platt-hall-gallery-of-costume/
Platt Hall, Platt Fields Park, Wilmslow , Rusholme , Greater Manchester, M14 5LL   0161 245 7245
See attraction details5 November 2016 - 2 April 2017 - THE DAYS: A VICTORIAN SOUTHAMPTON FAMILY AT TUDOR HOUSE AND GARDEN
Families can get a glimpse into the life of a prominent Southampton family in the 1800s, as Southampton developed from a genteel spa town into an industrial metropolis. This exhibition includes the stories of Charles Day, who settled in Southampton in 1813.
Tudor House and Garden www.tudorhouseandgarden.com
St Michael's Square, Bugle Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2AD   023 8083 3007
See attraction details16 November 2016 - 2 July 2017 - 'AFTER THE BEES' EXHIBITION AT MANCHESTER MUSEUM
‘If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left’, is a quote from Albert Einstein. In response to these unsettling words, the latest exhibition at The University of Manchester Museum presents a series of artworks exploring the haunting consequences of an imagined world bereft of pollinators. The exhibition features highly detailed, magnified images of specimens from the artist’s collection, captured using electron microscopes at The University of Manchester’s School of Materials. After the Bees coincides with current temporary exhibition Extinction or Survival, and explores related themes around the impact of humans on the natural environment.
The University of Manchester Museum www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/
The University of Manchester,Oxford Road, Manchester , Greater Manchester, M13 9PL   0161 275 2648
See attraction details13 December 2016 - 30 November 2017 - CAPITAL OF THE NORTH AT YORKSHIRE MUSEUM
In this permanent exhibition discover how medieval kingdoms of northern Britain were ruled from York. Anglian kings were baptised in its churches, Viking warriors plotted their southern raids and the Normans cruelly stamped their authority on the masses. York was a place of power, art, greed and bloodshed standing as the Capital of the North. Investigate precious medieval objects that indicate the lives of some of the most powerful people that ruled from within York's walls. Families with children can discover more through specially-made films featuring historical figures as fun cartoon characters and try their hand at a fantasy jousting computer game!
Yorkshire Museum www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk
Museum Gardens, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7FR   01904 687687
See attraction details13 December 2016 - 30 November 2017 - SHAPING THE BODY EXHIBITION AT YORK CASTLE MUSEUM
An iron corset, Regency pantaloons, bum rolls and a killer dress are just a few of the items featured in the latest permanent exhibition at York Castle Museum. The exhibition charts the way fashion, food and fitness have shaped the body over the last 400 years. Investigate the extremes that were used to achieve the perfect look throughout history to the present day.
York Castle Museum www.yorkcastlemuseum.org.uk
Eye of York, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9RY   01904 687687
See attraction details17 December 2016 - 23 April 2017 - QUEEN VICTORIA IN PARIS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT MEMORIAL MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY (RAMM)
See forty-four watercolours of Queen Victoria’s remarkable visit to Paris in 1855, on a ten day visit to the Emperor Napoleon III and his wife Eugénie! The watercolours, never before seen in their entirety, show a world of dramatic illuminations, spectacular balls and exquisite Second Empire interiors.
Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery (RAMM) www.rammuseum.org.uk
City Centre, Exeter , Devon, EX4 3RX   
1 January 2017 - 30 December 2017 - 2017 UK CITY OF CULTURE IN HULL
Put Hull in East Yorkshire on the list of places to visit in 2017 when the city becomes the UK City of Culture. Go online to discover what's on and search for all the family friendly events taking place over the year featuring theatre, dance, music, film and art, there is something for all ages and tastes.
www.hull2017.co.uk
Various venues in the city, Hull, West Yorkshire,    
1 January 2017 - 30 December 2017 - 2017 UK CITY OF CULTURE IN HULL EAST YORKSHIRE
Plan a day out in East Yorkshire and put Hull on the list of places to visit in 2017 when the city becomes the UK City of Culture. Go online to discover what's on and search for all the family friendly events taking place over the year offering theatre, dance, music, film and art, there is something for all ages and tastes.
www.hull2017.co.uk
Various venues in the city, Hull, South Yorkshire,    
1 January 2017 - 30 December 2017 - 2017 UK CITY OF CULTURE IN HULL EAST YORKSHIRE
Make plans to include Hull in East Yorkshire on the list of places to visit in 2017 when the city becomes the UK City of Culture. Go online to discover what's on and look out for all the family friendly events taking place over the year covering theatre, dance, music, film and art, there is something for all ages and tastes.
www.hull2017.co.uk
Various venues in the city, Hull, Nottinghamshire,    
1 January 2017 - 30 December 2017 - 2017 UK CITY OF CULTURE IN HULL EAST YORKSHIRE
Plan a day out in East Yorkshire and visit Hull 2017 when the city becomes the UK City of Culture. Go online to discover what's on and search for the family friendly events taking place over the year offering theatre, dance, music, film and art, there is something for all ages and tastes.
www.hull2017.co.uk
Various venues in the city, Hull, Greater Manchester,    
1 January 2017 - 30 December 2017 - VISIT HULL 2017 UK CITY OF CULTURE
Make sure you put Hull on the list of places to visit in 2017 when the city becomes UK City of Culture. Go online to discover what's on and search for all the family friendly events taking place over the year covering theatre, dance, music, film and art, there is something for all ages and tastes.
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Various venues in the city, Hull, East Yorkshire,    
1 January 2017 - 30 December 2017 - VISIT HULL 2017 UK CITY OF CULTURE
Make sure you put Hull in East Yorkshire on the list of places to go in 2017 when the city becomes the UK City of Culture. Go online to discover what's on and search for all the family friendly events taking place over the year featuring theatre, dance, music, film and art, there is something for all ages and tastes.
--Select Attractions-- www.hull2017.co.uk
Various venues in the city, Hull, Lincolnshire,    
1 January 2017 - 30 December 2017 - VISIT HULL 2017 UK CITY OF CULTURE
Make sure you add Hull in East Yorkshire to the list of places to visit in 2017 when the city becomes the UK City of Culture. Check out the website to discover what's on and search for all the family friendly events taking place over the year offering theatre, dance, music, film and art, there is something for all ages and tastes.
--Select Attractions-- www.hull2017.co.uk
Various venues in the city, Hull, North Yorkshire,    
See attraction details5 January 2017 - 7 April 2017 - DESIGN: MAKE: MODIFY - AT-BRISTOL
The perfect spring day out for the young inventors in the family! Visit At-Bristol and get hands on in the Tinkering Space, designing, making and then modifying your very own creations - and perhaps the space itself as well. Tell a story using shadows and light, build a flyer to test on the Air Table or try and navigate your path down a vertical obstacle course featuring funnels and pipes. Activities are suitable for everyone and are included within a general admission ticket. Make sure you allow time to explore all the other fascinating attractions in At-Bristol before you leave! Please see the website for more details.
At-Bristol www.at-bristol.org.uk
Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, Bristol, BS1 5LL   0117 915 1000
See attraction details6 January 2017 - 7 April 2017 - FRIDAY UNDER 5S AT WESTON PARK MUSEUM
Drop into the weekly informal, fun-filled activity sessions for under 5s children at Weston Park Museum where the little ones can develop their creativity and coordination skills. Starts at 10am until 12noon, there is no need to book, donations welcome.
Weston Park www.museums-sheffield.org.uk
Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2TP   0114 278 2600
See attraction details6 January 2017 - 30 April 2017 - SAY HELLO TO THE BABY GIRAFFE AT CHESTER ZOO
Put Chester Zoo on the list of places to visit this spring and say Hello to the latest new baby who arrived on Boxing Day! The rare Rothschild’s giraffe calf is a welcome addition to one of the world’s most endangered mammals. The cute 6 foot tall baby arrived to first time mum Tula and dad Meru and was up on its feet just minutes after being born.
Chester Zoo www.chesterzoo.org
Cedar House, Caughall Road, Chester, Chester , Cheshire, CH2 1EU    01244 380280
See attraction details7 January 2017 - 8 April 2017 - ART TROLLEY AT MIMA
Delve into the art trolley with the kids and get creative every Saturday from 1-4pm.
mima Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art www.visitmima.com
Centre Square, Middlesbrough , Middlesbrough , Tees Valley, TS1 2AZ    01642 726 720
See attraction details7 January 2017 - 30 December 2017 - SATURDAY ART CLUB AT UCHELDRE CENTRE
Searching for kids activities to keep boredom at bay? Take creative youngsters along to these popular art workshops held on Saturdays at Ucheldre Centre on Anglesey. Led by Jacquie Myrtle, two-hour sessions cost £2 per child and run 10am-12noon and 1.30-3.30pm. Please see the website to confirm dates and other details.
Ucheldre Centre www.ucheldre.org
Millbank, Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey, LL65 1TE   01407 763361
See attraction details14 January 2017 - 1 May 2017 - SPLASH, BUBBLES AND BALLOONS SHOW AT THE LOOK OUT DISCOVERY CENTRE
Don't miss this bubbling and explosive show running at the Look Out Discovery Centre in Bracknell this spring. Sit back and watch as water is made to disappear and gravity is defied with floating bubbles and antics with balloons! Shows run at weekends and during Bracknell school holidays (subject to minimum numbers). Purchase tickets from reception on the day of your visit. Please see the website for times and other details.
The Look Out Discovery Centre www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/thelookoutweekendandholidayshows
Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell , Berkshire, RG12 7QW   01344 354400
See attraction details14 January 2017 - 31 March 2017 - SPRING AT THE WEIR GARDEN
Pull on your gloves, lace up your walking boots and visit the beautiful Weir Garden near Hereford to see the spring flowers including snowdrops early in the season and a lovely display of primroses, aconites and daffodils later on. The tea tent will be open with hot drinks, soup and slices of cake. There is also a natural play area alongside the River Wye. Remember binoculars as The Weir Garden is home to a variety of wildlife. Great choice for a family walk in winter and early spring! Please see the website for opening times - exactly what is in flower on a particular date will depend on the weather.
The Weir www.nationaltrust.org.uk/the-weir-garden
Swainshill, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 7QF   01981 590509
See attraction details17 January 2017 - 12 April 2017 - STORYTELLING AND MUSIC SESSIONS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL
This half-term your kids can experience the Royal Albert Hall's history of music, movement and dance with three expert storytellers as they deliver session for babies and toddlers. These sessions aim to engage and encourage interaction between parents/carers and your little ones by using musical instruments, singing, movement and stories. Find out all about the Royal Albert Hall's musical history whilst trying out some tunes with the kids. For information and to book a ticket check the website.
The Royal Albert Hall www.royalalberthall.com
Kensington Gore, London, London, SW7 2AP   0207 838 3105
See attraction details18 January 2017 - 31 March 2017 - THE MAKING OF AN INVENTOR FAMILY TRAIL AT LACOCK ABBEY
Follow this self-led family trail around the lovely grounds of Lacock Abbey near Chippenham and learn more about the incredible mind of William Henry Fox Talbot, who invented the photographic negative. This revolutionary process was only superseded in 1975 by the invention of digital photography. Please see the website to confirm opening times and other details before visiting.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock
Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2LG    01249 730459
See attraction details21 January 2017 - 17 April 2017 - 'A WOMAN'S WORK IS NEVER DONE' EXHIBITION AT QUARRY BANK MILL
Add a day out at Quarry Bank Mill to your list of things to do in spring 2017 and see this new interesting exhibition. From the girls who lived and worked in the Apprentice House to the ladies in the Greg family, women form the backbone of the Quarry Bank story. This exhibition shines a spotlight on the experiences of the women and girls whose stories have often been overlooked. Using art, humour and Quarry Bank's amazing archives to tell historical stories that continue to have an ongoing meaning and relevance today.
Quarry Bank Mill & Styal Estate www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Styal , Cheshire, SK9 4LA    01625 527468
See attraction details21 January 2017 - 30 April 2017 - ANCIENT WISDOM EXHIBITION AT THE OBSERVATORY SCIENCE CENTRE
This interactive and interesting exhibition lets you find out what the ancients did for us. You can shoot down a castle wall with a Roman catapult and see how the Egyptians locked their doors, build an aqueduct to guide water to a village and try the Greek way of using the Sun to burn the enemy's ships. There is art and music and you can even write your name in hieroglyphics!
The Observatory Science Centre www.the-observatory.org
Wartling Road , Herstmonceux , Sussex, BN27 1RN    01323 832731
See attraction details22 January 2017 - 2 April 2017 - DON'T MISS THE LEGO® MODEL EXHIBITION AT THE HARLEY GALLERY
You must put this exhibition on the list of things to do with the kids in Nottinghamshire in the New Year. 'Brick Wonders' will show case Ancient, Natural and Modern Marvels in Lego bricks. Families who love constructing in LEGO® will be amazed at the creations made by designer Warren Elsmore, taking you on a journey through history and around the global wonders of the world including the Lighthouse at Alexandria and The Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Marvel at more than 70 awesome structures such as The Great Barrier Reef, The Great Wall of China, the Matterhorn, a Model T car and a light bulb to the international space station. Make plans to spend a family day out at this Sherwood Forest gallery on the Welbeck Estate for this fantastic free exhibition.
Harley Gallery www.harleygallery.co.uk
Welbeck, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 3LW   01909 501700
See attraction details25 January 2017 - 21 June 2017 - LAURENTIC EXHIBITION AT THE TOWER MUSEUM
This fascinating exhibition tells the story of the White Star Line passenger ship, SS Laurentic, that sank off Lough Swilly on a bitter cold night in January, 100 years ago. It was carrying 3,000 bars of gold when it went down. Discover the story of the famous ship, the many salvage operations and the search for the elusive gold still on board!
Tower Museum www.derrycity.gov.uk/museums/tower-museum
Union Hall Place, Derry, Londonderry , BT48 6LU   0287 137 2411
See attraction details27 January 2017 - 7 May 2017 - VICTORIAN TREASURES AT THE WALKER ART GALLERY
Why not treat Mum to a day out in Liverpool on Mother's Day and visit the Walker Art Gallery to see the current exhibition 'Victorian Treasures'. The exhibition brings together more than 60 outstanding Victorian paintings and water colours from the art collections of National Museums Liverpool and explores the work of leading 19th-century classical artists such as Frederic Leighton and Edward John Poynter as well as pioneering Pre-Raphaelite artists such as John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt. Treat Mum to an afternoon tea in the Gallery tea room or book a delicious lunch at one of the many restaurants in the city centre.
The Walker Art Gallery www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk
William Brown Street, Liverpool , Merseyside, L3 8EL    0151 478 4199
See attraction details28 January 2017 - 14 May 2017 - HOT RODS & KOOL KUSTOMS - EXHIBITION AT COVENTRY TRANSPORT MUSEUM
Experience the sights and sounds of the 1950s at Coventry Transport Museum's exhibition featuring a variety of retro racing cars including icons from both the British and American custom car scene. The exhibition includes an imaginative family area complete with exciting interactive activities such as customising a real car bonnet, racing cars down a ramp with loop the loops and even celebrating on the winner's podium. Please check the website for further information.
Coventry Transport Museum www.transport-museum.com/events/1198/new_exhibition_hot_rods__kool_kustoms
Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry , West Midlands, CV1 1JD   024 7623 4270
See attraction details3 February 2017 - 4 June 2017 - FACE TO FACE: PORTRAITS THROUGH TIME - EXHIBITION AT THE HERBERT ART GALLERY & MUSEUM
For centuries people have been fascinated with capturing their own image. Fit in a family outing to the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum this spring and spot famous faces such as Jessica Ennis Hill, Henry VIII, David Bowie and Princess Diana in this free, family-friendly exhibition. Explore the motivation behind portraits as you study paintings, sculptures or photographs, and join in interactive activities. The exhibition will feature loans from The National Portrait Gallery, The Arts Council Collection, The Courtauld and the Photo Archive Miners. Please see the website for opening times and other details before visiting.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum www.theherbert.org/whats-on/events-exhibitions/face-face-portraits-through-time
Jordan Well, Coventry , West Midlands, CV1 5QP    024 7683 2386
See attraction details4 February 2017 - 1 January 2018 - 'LACE IN FASHION' - EXHIBITION AT THE FASHION MUSEUM BATH
Fit in a family outing to Bath's fascinating Fashion Museum this year and see the special exhibition for 2017, 'Lace in Fashion'. Visitors will be able to admire over 60 exquisite pieces illustrating how lace has been used in fashion since the time of William Shakespeare. On display will be treasures from the museum's own collections in addition to loans from contemporary designers. Highlights will include a smock from the 16th century, a silver tissue dress from the 17th century, a lace dress made in 1805 and worn by Queen Charlotte and a dress worn by Lea Seydoux in the James Bond film 'Spectre'. Please see the website to find out more.
Fashion Museum www.fashionmuseum.co.uk
Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath, Bath, BA1 2QH   01225 477789
See attraction details4 February 2017 - 14 May 2017 - BONES: SKELETON SECRETS OF THE ANIMAL WORLD AT GREAT NORTH MUSEUM:HANCOCK
Put this family friendly exhibition on the list of things to do with the kids in 2017. View the enormous collection of animal skeletons from bitty-bats to whopping-whales; discover how bones are the hidden key to how animals move, survive and evolve. Take an interactive journey through land, air and ocean and investigate real bones, teeth and fossils from over 100 creatures. See if you can spot a salamander, discover how a snake moves when it hasn’t got any feet, how a bird can fly and why a frog leaps.
Great North Museum:Hancock www.twmuseums.org.uk
Barras Bridge, Newcastle , Tyne and Wear, NE2 4PT   0191 222 6765
See attraction details4 February 2017 - 4 June 2017 - CLANGERS, BAGPUSS & CO - EXHIBITION AT THE RIVER & ROWING MUSEUM
Look forward to a family day out at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames this spring and see children's classics the Clangers, Bagpuss and Noggin the Nog brought to life by this delightful exhibition. In addition to enjoying the story of Bagpuss and the Clangers, visitors will be able to discover more about other creations such as Ivor the Engine and Noggin the Nog. Don't miss your chance to find out how to speak Clanger and to have a go at animating the characters using modern technology! If you visit over the opening weekend, the kids will have free admission. Please see the website for further details.
River & Rowing Museum www.rrm.co.uk/whats-on/clangers-bagpuss-co
Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BF   01491 415600
See attraction details4 February 2017 - 4 June 2017 - LEGO® BRICK DINOSAURS AT WOODHORN MUSEUM
On a family day out at Woodhorn enter the Jurassic period and come face to face with dinosaurs, each one masterfully built using LEGO® bricks. Artist Warren Elsmore and his team have worked together with an expert palaeontologist to recreate some of the largest beasts to ever walk this earth in miniature LEGO® form! From air, sea and land creatures compare yourself to those that roamed the Earth millions of years ago. Discover if your whole family would fit into the footprint of a single dinosaur! Then have a go at building your own dinosaur from LEGO® bricks to add to the Jurassic landscape.
Woodhorn Museum and Northumberland Archives www.experiencewoodhorn.com
Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington , Northumberland, NE63 9YF    01670 528080
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