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Take a look here for our special family events - from Little Hands On for the under fives, to Arty Explorers, Time Explorers, Hands On and lots more for ages 5-12, there's something for everybody to see and do! 


Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Harris Comic Lab: Drawing Masterclass

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Tuesday 31 August
1.30 - 3pm
Join us for this artist led workshop inspired by our Comics exhibition.

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Summer Saturdays

Summer on the Flag market

Saturdays in June, July & August 2018
Flag Market and in the Harris

12noon - 4pm

Join us for activities, performances, street theatre, music and dance and unleash your creative side. There's a variety of entertainment to look forward to this Summer, taking place every Saturday on the Flag Market and in the Harris.

Make your mark this Saturday and head to the Harris and the Flag Market where you will discover lots to see, do and take away with you.

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Comics: Hama Bead 8-Bit Coasters

A Hama Bead 8-Bit Coaster

Thursday 26 July
11am - 12.30pm
Come along to our workshop and make colourful coasters inspired by retro video games and our Comics summer exhibition.

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Special Event: Egypt Day

Egypt Day

Special Event
Friday 27 July
11am -3.30pm
Join us and walk like an Egyptian for a day! Explore the world of Cleopatra, Pyramids and Mummies with fun activities for everyone.

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Family Egyptian Balcony Tour

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Saturday 28 July
11.00 - 11.40am

Climb up high to get a closer look at the sights and stories of Egypt on our famous Egyptian Balcony.

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Comics: Autism Friendly Hour

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Monday 30 July
Autism friendly hour will happen outside of normal visiting times when the gallery will be closed to other visitors so you can explore the COMICS exhibition in your own way.

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Little Hands On

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Tuesday 7 August
11.00am - 12.00pm

Every month epecially for our younger visitors, Little Hands On uses stories, art, singing, games and crafts to introduce little ones to some of the fascinating things you can see in the Harris.

 

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Lolly Stick Superheroes

A lolly pop heroe

Thursday 16 August
1:30pm – 3:30pm

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s a tiny superhero!
Come to the gallery and recreate your favourite characters or create new ones.
Drop in. No need to book.

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COMICS: Autism Friendly Hour

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Monday 20 August
Autism friendly hour will happen outside of normal visiting times when the gallery will be closed to other visitors so you can explore the COMICS exhibition in your own way.

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Comics: Hama Bead 8-Bit Badges

A Hama Bead 8-Bit Badge

Thursday 23 August
11am - 12.30pm

Come and make super pin badges inspired by retro video games and our Comics summer exhibition.

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Evil Emperor Penguins

Evil Emperor Penguin character

Thursday 30 August
1:30pm – 3:30pm

Visit our Comics exhibition and make your own penguin to take home.
Warning, he may try and take over the world. Mua-ha-ha!
Drop in. No need to book. Age 3yrs +

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Makerspace

Makerspace workshop Ready Steady Code

What will you make?

Makerspace is a space to make and mend, improve and embellish, and have a go at contemporary craft or digital endeavours. Open to all. Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. You can check the Makerspace calendar here.

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