Regular family activities

Arty Tots get messy with their Grandparents

Mondays –  10am to 12pm (except Bank Holidays)

Enjoy a relaxed, weekly, stay and play session for Grandparents caring for under 5s in St John's House garden.

Each week has a different theme and is full of sensory play, craft and storytelling. The session takes place outdoors in the back garden of St Johns House museum; a safe, contained space, not usually accessible to the public.

It is a chance to meet other grandparents providing childcare for family members in a safe environment with fun and engaging activities for under 5s.

£3 for children aged 1 to 4 years-old.

Free for adults and under 1s.

Please read the terms and conditions;

  • Admittance to the session with a pre-booked ticket only.
  • All attendees must book a ticket.
  • Due to limited numbers we request that you only book one adult ticket per child. An adult can bring more than one child. As restrictions change this will be reviewed.
  • All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • We are unable to take cash payments for this session, please book in advance online.
  • We are unable to provide refreshments at this session but you are welcome to bring your own.
  • Toilets are available.
  • There is parking available at St Johns House museum.
  • This is an outdoor session and will take place in all weathers. Please come dressed for the forecasted weather on the day of your session. If extreme weather is forecast Heritage and Culture Warwickshire will make the decision to cancel and refund fees paid.

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Sensory Stay and Play 

* Currently not running due to COVID-19 restrictions *

Every 1st Friday of the month, 10.30am to 12pm.

Let your child explore sensory toys and materials in an open ended play session at Market Hall Museum. With a different theme each month let their imagination grow. Session cost £3 for one child, £5 for two. No need to book, just drop in. Session takes place in the Tapestry Gallery upstairs, lift and buggy park available.

Warwickshire Family Information Service will be on hand to signpost you to different groups and organisations if you need help and advise. Our group leader Vicki and our team of helpers will give you a warm welcome so come along and meet new people.

10% off in the cafe.

Make and Create

* Currently not running due to COVID-19 restrictions *

Every first Saturday of the month – 10am to 12pm

Join in craft activities at our monthly make and create session. No need to book just drop in, suggested donation £1. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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