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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.

Time Explorers

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Thursday 26th October
Today: Cuerdale Hoard Coin making

Inspired by the Cuerdale Hoard join our workshop and make a replica coin with our curator, and design your own paper coin.

Join the conversation at #Lancashire70 to find out more.

 

Time? 1.30-3.30pm   Suitable for? Ages 5 -12

Do I need to book in advance? No   Cost? Free, drop in

 

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Makerspace

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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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Family Egyptian Balcony Tour

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Saturday 28 October

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

What time? 11-11.40am           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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Hands On at the Harris

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Monday 30 October
Today: Paper Preston

Come along and make paper models of Preston buildings from the past, present, or future. This workshop is inspired by our current exhibition Streets of Change: Beattie's Preston & Beyond.


Time?
  1.30pm–3.30pm                       For ages? 5 -12

Do I need to book in advance? No      Cost? Free. Drop in

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Hands On at the Harris

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Tuesday 31 October
Today: Harry Potter Halloween

Have fun on Halloween and make a Harry Potter magnet.

Time?  1.30pm–3.30pm                       For ages? 5 -12

Do I need to book in advance? No      Cost? Free. Drop in

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Time Explorers

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Thursday 2nd November
Today: Cuerdale Hoard Coin making

Inspired by the Cuerdale Hoard join our workshop and make a replica coin with our curator, and design your own paper coin. Join the conversation at #Lancashire70 to find out more.

 

Time? 1.30-3.30pm   Suitable for? Ages 5 -12

Do I need to book in advance? No   Cost? Free. Drop in

 

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Market Square,
Preston
PR1 2PP 

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OPENING HOURS

Museum, Art Gallery, Library & Makerspace
Please note we will be closed until 12.30pm on Thursday 12 October for essential staff training
Mon 11am-5pm
(Library 10am-7pm)

Tue 10am-5pm

Wed 10am-8pm
(Library 10am-7pm)

Thur 10am-5pm

Fri 10am-5pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Sun 11am-4pm

IT Centre Computers open 9am daily, except Sundays 11am

Café and Shop
Daily 10am-4pm, except Sundays 11am-3.30pm