For Young People

7. Museum of the Moon at OORtreders Festival Neerpelt Belgium c Luke Jerram 1

Events & Activities for Young People
We also offer great opportunities for young people to get involved in our Young Harris, Sparks and Harris Transformers activities. Find out more here.

 

 

 

 

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#HarrisAfterHours

Photo of the rotunda

Every Wednesday
Join us every Wednesday and get social mid-week when we are open late. Meet friends and family when we are open after hours until 8pm.

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Egyptian Balcony Tour

Photo of the Egyptian balcony

Adult Tours 2nd Saturday of the month (Ages 12+)
Family tours 4th Saturday (Ages  7+)
This is your chance to travel to the top of the building and see John Somerscales' impressive friezes that adorn the Egyptian balcony and find out about how they ended up in the Harris!

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Fearsome Craftsmen: Viking Craft Demonstration Day

Thursday 1 August
Drop in for this fascinating demonstration of Viking textile crafts by Living Past -  inspired by the Fearsome Craftsmen exhibition.

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Fearsome Craftsmen: Audio Described Tour

Wednesday 7 August  
Discover our summer exhibition with an audi-described tour created for visually impaired, partially sighted or blind visitors. Inspired by the Fearsome Craftsmen exhibition.

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Bookbinding with the Two a.m. Press

Book Binding

Wednesday 14 August
Make your own unique book to take home.

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Look & Learn: Calligraphy Talks, Demonstrations and Workshops

Writing - Making Your Mark

Friday 16 August 
Style: Lettering and mark-making

Let's take a closer look at the art of lettering which can have more in common with drawing or painting letters than with traditional handwriting.

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Young Harris

Aged 12-16? Want to get involved in a Saturday Art Club that is quirky, happy, friendly, unique and creative? Then why not come along and join us and make some new friends!

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Sparks

Still life with fans made by Sparks participants

Sparks is for all you young artists (and wannabee artists!) aged 16-24. It is a flexible programme exploring contemporary art and culture and is your chance to get involved with the Harris behind the scenes and influence the way the Harris does things.

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Harris Transformers

Photograph of young people at a Transformers meeting

After successfully securing funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Harris Transformers group is running again with a new group of young people eager to help transform the Harris. 

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