Outlook – Heritage and Culture Events for Adults and Young People

 

Knit and Natter

Market Hall Museum Wednesday 4th March 1.30pm -3.30pm

Have a go at knitting or crochet at the museum for a good cause. Join fellow crafters for an afternoon to develop your skills, make friends and make items that will be donated to a local charity. FREE event, no need to book, donations welcome. 10% off in the cafe.

 

Show and Tell – Child labour and the Industrial Revolution

Market Hall Museum – Thursday 12th March 1pm -1.30pm

Discover the role of child labour during the Industrial Revolution with reference to the engraving of the Bedworth Worsted Mill (c1800). Free, no need to book just drop in.

 

Sketch at the Museum

Market Hall Museum – Tuesday 17th March 2pm -4pm

Join us to sketch in and outside Market Hall Museum. Guided by Angela Amesbury, local designer and artist. Different theme each month.
Artist supplies provided – donations welcomed, no need to book, meet by our museum bear. 10% off in the cafe. Event for adults only.

 

Knit and Natter

Market Hall Museum Wednesday 18th March 1.30pm -3.30pm

Have a go at knitting or crochet at the museum for a good cause. Join fellow crafters for an afternoon to develop your skills, make friends and make items that will be donated to a local charity. FREE event, no need to book, donations welcome. 10% off in the cafe.

 

Show and Tell – National Service Appeals: Warwick District Appeal Tribunal 1916-1918

County Record Office 18th March 1pm –1.30pm

Men, their families and employers could appeal their conscription to fight in World War One for a variety of reasons, medical or commercial as well as moral, and their appeal papers show a different side to the conflict by illustrating the impact of the war at home. Take a look at some original cases to find out more about the work of the Warwick District Appeal Tribunal and the consequences of its decisions for those men who did not want to fight. Free, no need to book just drop in.

 

Origins of Place Names

County Record Office Wednesday 25th March 6pm – 7pm

Join Anthony Poulton Smith for a talk exploring the origins of place names. Discover what it takes to research the topic and how a book of local place names was produced. Bring along your place names questions and intrigues for a lively and humorous discussion.  £7.50 BOOK TICKETS

 

Fabric Sculpture Workshop

St John’s House Saturday 28th March 1pm – 4pm

Are you ready for a creative adventure? Spend a relaxing afternoon learning about fabric sculpting in this fun workshop led by Annette Smyth. We will be using Powertex Universal Medium, a MDF template (various ones to choose from) fabric and other ‘findings’ to create a piece unique to you, which will be completed in time for you to take home. All materials, along with gloves and aprons will be provided however this is a fabric hardener so please wear old clothes. £35 BOOK TICKETS

 

Knit and Natter

Market Hall Museum Wednesday 8th April 1.30pm -3.30pm

Have a go at knitting or crochet at the museum for a good cause. Join fellow crafters for an afternoon to develop your skills, make friends and make items that will be donated to a local charity. FREE event, no need to book, donations welcome. 10% off in the cafe.

 

The Volunteers Celebrate Market Hall’s 350th Anniversary

Market Hall Museum Saturday 11th April 10am – 3pm

Celebrate with our volunteers 350 years of Market Hall! Take part in activities, talks, tours, demonstrations and more throughout the day.

10am – 11.30am Make and Create with Kathryn Seren and Animal Surprise Lucky Dip £2
10.30am – 11am Free Talk by Trevor Langley on The Story of Market Hall
12noon – 12.30pm Free guided tour of the Museum with Liz Orrell
12.30pm – 2.30pm Sketching the Museum with Angela Jack
1.30pm – 2pm Free talk by Sue Rigby on the Great Fire of Warwick
2.30pm – 3pm Free guided tour of the Museum with Chrissie Priestley

Also free all day : Beekeepers Chris and Paul will be on hand to talk to you about our museum bees. Volunteers will open up our museum handling boxes for you to delve into and get dressed up in our replica costumes and hats.

Please come with all the family to support this special event and enjoy all that Market Hall has to offer. Donations welcomed to support the museum.

 

TOFT Crochet Workshop: Ammonite – SOLD OUT!

Market Hall Monday 20th April 7pm – 9.15pm

Join this exclusive workshop with the TOFT team and crochet your own ammonite.

Curator of Natural History Jon Radley will give a brief talk about the fossils in the museum collection. This workshop includes everything you need to crochet your ammonite, as well as demonstrations of the skills and techniques used. The TOFT team will be on-hand to help you learn how to read a crochet pattern, how to start and finish each body part and how to sew them all together along with any special stitches or techniques to complete the design. £35 including all materials.BOOK TICKETS

 

Sketch at the Museum

Market Hall Museum – Tuesday 21st April 2pm -4pm

Join us to sketch in and outside Market Hall Museum. Guided by Angela Amesbury, local designer and artist. Different theme each month.
Artist supplies provided – donations welcomed, no need to book, meet by our museum bear. 10% off in the cafe. Event for adults only.

 

Knit and Natter

Market Hall Museum Wednesday 22nd April 1.30pm -3.30pm

Have a go at knitting or crochet at the museum for a good cause. Join fellow crafters for an afternoon to develop your skills, make friends and make items that will be donated to a local charity. FREE event, no need to book, donations welcome. 10% off in the cafe.

 

Show and Tell – A Signature Style

County Record Office Wednesday 22nd April 1pm – 1.30pm

The interest in linking great authors with places they’ve visited is long established. View the visitor book from the Regent Hotel, Leamington Spa, and see the signature of Charles Dickens, recently discovered by a County Record Office volunteer. Why did he spend the night at the Regent and why are we fascinated with placing him in Warwickshire at a particular time?

 

Knit and Natter

Market Hall Museum Wednesday 6th May 1.30pm -3.30pm

Have a go at knitting or crochet at the museum for a good cause. Join fellow crafters for an afternoon to develop your skills, make friends and make items that will be donated to a local charity. FREE event, no need to book, donations welcome. 10% off in the cafe.