Events for Families

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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.

Family Egyptian Balcony Tour

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Saturday 22 July & 26 August

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

What time? 11-11.40am           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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Wednesday 26 July

Today: Dino Eggs

Be inspired by works in the Brick Dinos exhibition to make your own dinosaur egg!


Time?
  1.30pm–3.30pm                       For ages? 5 -12 (Parent/guardian to stay)
Do I need to book in advance? No      Cost? Free

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Time Explorers

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Monday 31 July

Today: Guild Banners

Join our workshop in the Discover Preston gallery to find out more about the Preston Guild banners.

What time? 1.30-3.30pm   Suitable for? Ages 5 -12

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

 

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Hands On at the Harris

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Monday 7 August

Today: 'Mask-a-don' workshop

Join us in the Discover Preston Gallery to find out more!


Time?
  1.30pm–3.30pm                       For ages? 5 -12 (Parent/guardian to stay)
Do I need to book in advance? No      Cost? Free

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Time Explorers

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Wednesday 9 August

Today: Preston Lamb

Join our workshop in the Discover Preston Gallery to find out more! 

What time? 1.30-3.30pm   Suitable for? Ages 5 -12

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

 

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Summer on the Flag Market

Summer on the Flag market

Saturdays in June, July & August 2017
Flag Market 9.00am - 11.30pm

Join us on the Flag Market and in the Harris for a Summer of FREE* performances, exhibitions and festival celebrations. See everything from superheroes to live theatre, dinosaurs to rockets for a summer of fun for everyone.

 

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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. It is a shared workshop and meeting point where art, technology, craft and design are invited to converge. Makers, fixperts, artists, 'hackers' and crafters of all kinds are invited to come along and get involved. We have exciting events that vary from dress making to drone hacking. 

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OPENING HOURS

Museum, Art Gallery, Library & Makerspace

Mon 10am-7pm
(Museum/Art Gallery 11am-5pm)

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

BANK HOLIDAY OPENING

Sunday 27 and Monday 28 August:

The Harris Museum & Art Gallery will be open on Sunday 11am-4pm and Monday 11am-5pm.
The Harris Library and Learning Centre will be open on Sunday 11am-4pm. Bank Holiday Monday opening to be confirmed.

 

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