Garden Museum – Learning Events and Activities – Autumn 2019

Autumn Leaves

Story telling with Laura Sampson

Date

Saturday 5th October

Time

2pm-3pm

Cost

£3 per child, please book online

Taking animals in What to Look for in the Garden: A Ladybird Books Exhibition as inspiration, childrens’ storyteller Laura Sampson will take you and your child on a magical journey through the garden.


Squash & Pumpkin Festival

Date

Sunday 6th October

Time

10.30am-4pm

Cost

FREE

Shop, sample and share in the joys of this autumnal vegetable, buy seeds to grow at home, learn vegetable science, and enter competitions for largest and ugliest homegrown squash or pumpkin. In partnership with Pennards Plants.


Storytelling with Alim Kamara

Date

Sunday 19th October

Time

2pm-3pm

Cost

£3 per child, please book online

Combine themes from Ladybird Books with storytelling traditions of Sierre Leone, Alim’s interactive storytelling session that is sure to get a chuckle and a cheer from you and your child.


Building Bugs

Date

Monday 21st October, Saturday 26th October

Time

2pm-4pm

Cost

FREE – please register online

Take inspiration from the creatures found in Ladybird Books to create your own creepy crawly. Work with artist Bethan Durie and experiment with techniques such as weaving and threading to construct a bug using natural and upcycled materials.


Falling Leaves

Date

Wednesday 23rd October

Time

2pm-4pm

Cost

FREE – please register online

Experiment with weaving, tying and cutting techniques to construct a cascading creation of leaves using natural and upcycled materials.


Family Volunteering Club

Date

Saturday 2nd November

Time

9.30am-11am

Cost

FREE – please visit our website for more information – www.familyvolunteeringclub.co.uk

Join us for a fun filled morning planting spring bulbs and clearing leaves as we help to maintain the garden at the Garden Museum.


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