Special Events

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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

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 Museum 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


St John’s House Beer Festival – Saturday 13th June – Details coming soon!