‘Have your say’ Focus groups – 7 to 13 years old

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

With the help of The National Lottery Heritage Fund we are exploring how to help young people living in Trowbridge feel more included in its heritage and museum.  This is our second event and we are running a focus group for 7 to 13 year olds. This is a chance for 7-13 year olds to […]

Free

‘Have your say’ Focus groups – 14 to 16 years old

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

With the help of The National Lottery Heritage Fund, the Museum is exploring how to help young people living in Trowbridge feel more included in its heritage and museum.  This is our second event and we are running a focus group for 15 to 16-year-olds. This is a chance for 14-16-year-olds to share their thoughts […]

Free

Festive Papercraft Decorations

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Create some papercraft decorations to spruce up your house this festive season. Learn some new techniques and be inspired to learn more about papercraft. This workshop is suitable for beginners.This workshop is for 16+. There are two sessions available: 10:30 – 11:30 11:45 – 12:45

£5.00

‘Have your say’ Focus group – 17 to 18 years old

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

With the help of The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Trowbridge Museum is exploring how to help young people living in Trowbridge feel more included in its heritage and museum.  This is our second event and we are running a focus group for 17 to 18-year-olds. This is a chance for 17-18-year-olds to share their thoughts […]

Free

Festive Felted Decorations Workshop

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Join the museum for an evening of needle felting, mulled wine, and mince pies. You will be taught how to make needle-felted festive decorations in the workshop. Mulled wine and mince pies will be available, creating a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere for this introduction to needle felting.

£12.00

The Man In Red and White – Who Is Father Christmas?

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Possibly the most recognisable figure of all time, who is Father Christmas, where did he come from, and how did Santa Claus take over? Find out in our fascinating, festive December talk. The talk includes mince pies and mulled wine.

£8.00

Writing the Wiltshire Landscape: David Clensy, author of Walking the White Horses

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

In the summer of 2023, writer David Clensy set off on a long walk – seeking to tackle the 93 miles of Wiltshire’s White Horse Trail, joined in the adventure by his wide-eyed 10-year-old son, Charlie.Walking the White Horses, a new work of narrative non-fiction, follows their progress as they make their way from horse […]

Free

Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

If you are interested in hand weaving or are thinking of taking it up as a craft, this taster day is perfect for you. You will learn the basics of hand weaving, including simple patterns, and finish the day with a woven sample to take home. Suitable for beginners or those with basic knowledge of […]

Love is in the (sheep hair) – needle felting workshop

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Come and join the Museum for an evening of needle felting, wine and nibbles. In this workshop you will taught how to make needle-felted love-themed decorations. There will be wine and nibbles available creating a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere for this introduction to needle felting.

Free

Fabulous Frames (ages 5+)

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Create a beautiful picture frame made of lolly sticks - a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day Please note that the minimum age for the activity is 5 years old - we can usually accommodate under 5s, we have crayons and paper available to keep them occupied but they will not be able to complete the […]

Free

Afternoon Art Club 12+ – Still Life – Perspective & Texture

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

A brand new art group for young people aged 12 or over who love art and creating things. A chance to try our new fun ‘Afternoon Arts Club’ here at Trowbridge Museum.There are Seven 2-hour sessions planned, each one focusing on a different aspect of art and design; all of which will develop skills, build confidence and […]

£10

‘My Town’ Scrap Model-making(ages 5+)

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Using a mix of junk, make a marvellous mini townscape - or create your own fantasy world if you prefer! Please note that the minimum age for the activity is 5 years old - we can usually accommodate under 5s, we have crayons and paper available to keep them occupied but they will not be […]

Free
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