Amazing Automaton Bird (Age 8+)

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Stun your friends with this engineering masterpiece! Please note that the minimum age for the activity is 8 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 activity. Times - 10:30 - 11:30 11:30 - 12:30 13:30 […]

Free

Future Curators Group 8-16 years old

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Following the success of last year’s Retold & Reimagined exhibition (and the focus groups we have led since) we need your help... With the help of our collection team, the future curator group will learn how to curate exhibitions, create interactive displays, the importance of branding, and ultimately, be responsible for creating and curating exhibitions […]

£8

Artefacts and Traces with Anna Chrystal Stephens

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Using clay, we will create a collection of artifacts which hold memories and experiences; indents of our hands, tools and collected remnants. We will make sculptural objects through which we will explore connections between past and present and examine traces of activity and process. We will look at objects from the museum collection and think […]

£10

Afternoon Art Club 12+ – Print making – Relief printing

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.We have seven 2 hour sessions planned, each one focusing on a different aspect of art and design; all of which will develop skills, build confidence […]

Free

Afternoon Art Club 12+ – Print making – Relief printing

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.We have seven 2 hour sessions planned, each one focusing on a different aspect of art and design; all of which will develop skills, build confidence […]

£10

Feeling Dressed Workshop with Dr Lucy Gundry

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Join us as we turn in to dress detectives and explore the lives of those who wore the clothes and how these clothes shaped their lives and how their lives shaped their clothes as well as those who wore them before. This covers darning, repurposing and resourceful dress making.

£15

Cyanotype Printing with Anna Chrystal Stephens

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

In this workshop we will make cyanotype prints using objects from the museum archive. We’ll handle old tools used by Trowbridge textile workers, consider their forms, and arrange them on light sensitive paper to make photographic compositions.Cyanotypes are an exciting and fun low-impact image making process using light from the sun and iron salts to […]

Free

Afternoon Art Club 12+ – Print making – Screen printing

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.We have seven 2 hour sessions planned, each one focusing on a different aspect of art and design; all of which will develop skills, build confidence […]

£10

Needle Felted Pocket Hug Guardian and Child workshop

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Join us for this beginner level guardian and child needle felting workshop where we will create a pair of heart shaped pocket hugs. Pocket hugs are a small token, perfect for an anxious child, a friend in need, or just to let someone know you are thinking of them. This workshop is designed for a […]

£10

Hearing Drawing – Experimental Drawing Club at WEFT with Alison Ballance

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Begin by thinking of colour in an expressive way and learn how to apply it to paper with a range of marks in chalks, pastels, pens etc. explore the art of continuous line drawing whilst listening to the museums oral history archive. These widely used techniques are great to build confidence and create drawings that […]

£10

Woven Wall hanging Workshop with wine and nibbles

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

Join us for an evening of weaving, wine and nibbles. In this workshop you will taught how to make a small woven wall hanging exploring colour and texture and how these connect to our memories. There will be wine and nibbles available creating a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere for this introduction to simple, reflective weaving

£15

Future Curators Group 8-16 year old

Trowbridge Museum The Shires, Trowbridge

With the help of our collection team, the future curator group will learn how to curate exhibitions, create interactive displays, the importance of branding and ultimately, be responsible for creating and curating exhibitions in our new gallery!

£8
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