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Merry May Half Term Fun at the River & Rowing Museum!

Merry May Half Term Fun at the River & Rowing Museum!

If you’re looking for something to do over the May Half Term why not skip over to the River & Rowing Museum for bundles of family fun?

From Weaving Wonders to Shimmering Shells, the Museum is packed with fun things to do.

Go along to the family workshop and help to create a banner showing Mr Toad’s adventures with his friends a fantastic array of paint and collage.

Visit the Community Gallery and learn all about the Bicentenary of Leander Rowing Club then wind your way around the galleries and see how many brightly coloured hippos you can find!

The Museum offers free parking for visitors, has a fantastic on site café and is very family friendly with facilities including buggy park and baby changing.

Below is what’s on at the River & Rowing Museum over May Half Term:

Toad’s Travels

Tues 29 May

10.30am – 12.30pm

We all love Mr Toad!  Create a banner showing his adventures with his friends using all sorts of paint and collage.

4 – 7 yrs

£8.50 – pre-booking is essential, book online or call 01491 415600

 

Weaving Wonders

Wed 30 May

10.30am – 12.30pm

Create colourful woven hanging artwork full of texture and pattern, inspired by the Museum’s collection.

7 – 11 yrs

£8.50 – pre-booking is essential, book online or call 01491 415600

Shapes and Sculptures

Thurs 31 May

10.30am – 4pm

Be inspired by the work of Barbara Hepworth to create your own artworks!  Help to make a giant sculpture from recycled materials and make a mini masterpiece to keep with weaving and collage. Add your creations to our pop-up gallery and then take them home for your own mini-museum.

Free with admission

 

Shimmering Shells!

Fri 1 Jun

10.30am – 12.30pm

Use Modroc and modelling skills to make a beautiful sculpture inspired by shells and then arrange it on a special plinth.

7 – 11 yrs

£8.50 – pre-booking is essential, book online or call 01491 415600

Leander Rowing Club: The first 200 years

22 May – 15 July
In 1818 six gentlemen climbed into a boat called ‘The Leander’, the rest is history! Leander Rowing Club began 200 years ago outside a boat builder’s yard opposite the houses of parliament. Now idyllically located by Henley Bridge, the club boasts an impressive 123 Olympic and 3 Paralympic medals. This exhibition examines Leander Rowing Club’s rich history and the performance athletes who have made this the most successful rowing club in the world.

For more details about these events click here

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