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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.

Little Hands On

Little Hands On logo

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.

Next one is on Tuesday 4 September

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Comics: Hama Bead 8-Bit Badges

A Hama Bead 8-Bit Badge

Thursday 23 August

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

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Family Egyptian Balcony Tour

Egyptian Balcony Tour logo

Saturday 25 August

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

What time? 11-11.45am           Age? 7+ Max. 2 children per adult
Do I need to book in advance? Yes, call 01772 905414    
Cost? £1 adult/50p child

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Photo Swap

Wednesday 29 August 2018
Are you interested in photography? This August, join photography collective Photo Culture Preston as they celebrate the value of the printed image with a Photo Swap.

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Egyptian Balcony Tours: Heritage Open Days

Photo of the Egyptian balcony

Saturday 8 September
The Grade 1 listed Harris is full of intriguing details - with original radiators, mosaic floors and ironwork. Visit the Egyptian balcony with its stunning views from the top of the building - or enjoy a virtual tour of its features.

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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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