Events for adults and young adults

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Join us for a range of talks, walks and workshops.

Places must be booked in advance unless stated by calling or visiting at the County Record Office on 01926 738959, St John’s Museum on 01926 412132  and Market Hall Museum on 01926 412501.

  

 

 

Show and Tell FREE talk: Fascinating Fungi

Market Hall Museum – Wednesday 22nd March 1.00 pm to 1.30 pm

Learn more about a few of the thousands of different fungi there are; how there are some we couldn’t live without and others that can make bugs into zombies. FREE drop in, no need to book.

 

Show and Tell FREE talk: Recipe for the Bite of a Mad Dog 

Warwickshire County Record Office – Wednesday 29th March 1.00 pm to 1.30 pm

Find out what a recipe for the cure of a bite from a mad dog shows us about life and belief in the eighteenth century. FREE drop in, no need to book.

 

Show and Tell FREE talk: How to Protect your Documents and Books

Warwickshire County Record Office – Wednesday 26th April 1.00 pm to 1.30 pm

Come and see our conservation team at work at Warwickshire County Record Office and learn about some of the techniques for conserving our precious documents. FREE drop in, no need to book.

 

@oisinthedeerMuseum Lates: Oisin The Deer

Market Hall Museum – Thursday 27th April 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Come and browse our museum and enjoy late night opening of the cafe and shop.  For over 18s only.

Optional events for you to visit:

Show and Tell FREE talk: Oisin the Deer  (7.30 pm and 8.30 pm)

Find out about Oisin, our Irish Deer, with Curator of Natural Sciences Jon Radley.

Crochet Workshop

Crochet your very own Oisin the Deer in this exclusive workshop with the TOFT team. This workshop includes everything you need to crochet Oisin, as well as demonstrations of the skills and techniques used in amigurumi crochet. 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. This workshop is perfect for all crafters from the age of 16, whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced crocheter. Workshops 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm and 8.30 pm to 10.00 pm; places limited please book and pay in advance by phone or click here to book online.  Entrance to museum and to the Show and Tell event is free; TOFT workshop is £25 (Subsidised by the Heritage Lottery Fund.) 20% discount in our shop and cafe for all visitors.

Unless otherwise stated, all places for our events must be booked in advance by calling or visiting during opening hours: Warwickshire County Record Office on 01926 738959, St John’s Museum on 01926 412132 and Market Hall Museum (after February 17) on 01926 412501.