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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Fearsome Craftsmen: Natural Dyes Demonstration Day

Friday 2 August
Drop in for this fascinating demonstration of natural Viking dyeing techniques by Living Past - inspired by the Fearsome Craftsmen exhibition.

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#HarrisAfterHours

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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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Look & Learn: Calligraphy Talks, Demonstrations and Workshops

Writing - Making Your Mark

Wednesday 26 June (National Writing day)
Join Calligraphy Lancashire for a series of talks and demonstrations looking into the beautiful world of calligraphy.

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Beowulf by Seth Kriebel

Beowulf by Seth Kriebel

Wednesday 17 July
Beowulf is an interactive performance where each show is unique, guided by your choices.

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Big Bus Bash

Ribble 100 mage of a bus

 Saturday 20 July
Join us for an afternoon of bus-filled activities on the Flag Market and in the Harris to celebrate 50 years of Preston Bus Station. There's something for all the family including vintage buses, a soft play bus and activities in the Harris.

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Look & Learn: Calligraphy Talks, Demonstrations and Workshops

Writing - Making Your Mark

Friday 26 July 
Style: Modern Calligraphy
Modern Calligraphy is unlike traditional scripts, which require specific tools and precise measurement of heights, spaces and angles.

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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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