For Families


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.

Family Egyptian Balcony Tour

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Saturday 27 January
Join our family-friendly tour and climb up high to get a closer look at the sights and stories of Egypt on our famous Egyptian Balcony - without leaving Preston! 



What time?
11-11.40am           Age? 7+ Max. 2 children per adult
Do I need to book in advance?  Yes. Numbers are limited on the balcony, so booking is recommended.
Please call 01772 905414 or book at the shop.     Cost? £1 adult/50p child


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Little Hands On

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Tuesday 6 February

Every month, especially 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.


What time? 11am–12 noon           Age? Under 5s and their carers
Do I need to book in advance? No, just turn up            Cost? Free

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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.

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