Lookout – events for children and families

October Half Term at Market Hall Museum





Arty Tots Spooktacular

Tuesday 30th October 10am to 3pm

Get crafty and make witches, mummies and Halloween wreaths to take home. Join us if you dare! Suitable for under-5s, older siblings welcome. £2.50 per child, no need to book.

Victorian Halloween

Thursday 1st November 10am to 3pm

Discover how the Victorians celebrated Halloween. Solve the riddles and use the museum objects to find your future. Laugh at some Halloween jokes and make a turnip treat box to take home. £2.50 per child, no need to book.

Victorian Halloween: Relaxed Opening

Thursday 1st November 4pm to 6pm

Enjoy our Halloween activities and look around the museum whilst it is closed to the public. Suitable for families who would benefit from a quieter museum experience. £2.50 per child, limited spaces, booking required at warwickshire.gov.uk/heritageboxoffice. To help you prepare for your visit, downlaod a visual story of Market Hall and an activity plan.

Make and Create

Saturday 3rd November 10am to 12pm

Join us for a special musical make and create. Make your own instrument to take home. £1 donation, no need to book.

County Guitar Group

Saturday 3rd November 12.30pm

We will be welcoming the Warwickshire County Guitars Group after a special make and create session. The group, which is made up of guitar students aged 13 to 21, will be playing a set of Baroque and classical pieces. No need to book, donations welcomed.


Christmas at Market Hall Museum

Victorian Evening, Craft Fair and Father Christmas

Thursday 29th November 5pm – 9pm

Get ready for Christmas and  browse art and craft stalls throughout the museum selling gifts. Visit Father Christmas (4.50 per child, includes gift, drop in and pick up a timed ticket, take part in our childrens craft activity while you wait) or just take part in our ‘Make and Create’ craft activity, £1 donation. Warm up with a mulled wine and mince pie from our outside stall and enjoy hot drinks and cakes and savouries in the museum cafe. 10% off all purchases in the museum shop. FREE entry.

Father Christmas at Market Hall Museum

Thursday 29th November 6pm – 8pm, Saturday 1st December 10am – 1pm and Saturday 8th December 9am – 10am *

Visit Father Christmas in our museum grotto, £4.50 per child includes gift and taking part in ‘Make and Create’ craft session. Spaces are limited and are on a first come first served basis. You can pick up a ticket and enjoy the craft activity while you wait. Or just take part in our special Christmas ‘Make and Create’, get crafty and make a Christmas bauble. £1 donation. All proceeds will go into the donation fund to help support the museum.

* Please note Saturday 8th of December is a ‘Relaxed Opening’ session for neuro diverse families. Tickets for this session must be booked in advance at www.warwickshire.gov.uk/heritageboxoffice


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