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Family events

Baby Bounce and Rhyme at the Beaney

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Every Thursday, 10am to 10.30am and 11am to 11.30am
Free drop-in activity, the Library
www.kent.gov.uk/libs

 

Our popular sing and rhyme sessions for children up to age two and their parents or carers.

Warhammer Gaming Club

Warhammer Gaming Club

Third Thursday of the month, 5pm to 7pm
£1 per person, Community Room
www.kent.gov.uk/libs

School League Rules. Please bring your own figures. Beginners welcome. For ages 12 to 16.

Saturday Story Time

Saturday Story Time

Every Saturday
11am to 11.30am
Free admission
The Library, The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge


Stories and Tales - suitable for 2 to 7 year olds accompanied by an adult

Create a Flying Exotic Bird

Create a Flying Exotic Bird

1 May to 30 September 2015
£1 per person, Drop in
Collectors & Explorers Gallery, The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge


Create your own flying bird inspired by exotic Indian birds on display in the Stephen Lushington case.

Create a Roman Laurel Wreath

Create a Roman Laurel Wreath

25 July to 2 September
£1 person in addition to museum entry price

Drop in, no need to book
Canterbury Roman Museum


Create a Roman Laurel Wreath and dress as a Roman Emperor or Empress.

Create a Medieval pilgrim badge

Create a Medieval pilgrim badge

25 July to 2 September
Drop in free activity included in museum entry price

No need to book
Canterbury Heritage Museum


Discover the colourful story of Thomas Becket, explore the interactive Medieval Discovery Gallery and create a fun pilgrim badge to take home inspired by those on display.

Jumping Beaneys - Jack and the Beaneystalk

Jumping Beaneys - Jack and the Beaneystalk

Friday 31 July
10.30am to 11.30am
£3.50 child, accompanying adult free
The Learning Lab, The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge


Enjoy a fun story about Jack and the Beanstalk, then make your own amazing beanstalk to take home. A creative workshop for the under 5s.

1960s Rock and Pop

1960s Rock and Pop

Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 August, 2pm to 4pm

£2 per child, £5 for families with 3 children.
Drop-in family activities, Pay on the day at the shop counter opposite the Special Exhibitions Gallery, 
The Beaney Learning Lab


Find out about 1960s music. Have fun choosing records to play on a 1960s record player and create your own iconic 1960s album cover.

Part of Sixties Season

1960s Rock and Pop

1960s Design icons

Saturday 15 and Wednesday 19 August

£2 per child, £5 for families with 3 children.
Drop-in family activities, Pay on the day at the shop counter opposite the Special Exhibitions Gallery, The Beaney Learning Lab

 

Discover 1960s design icons including the mini, Concorde and the Saturn V rocket. Then have a go at creating your own using recycled materials.

Part of Sixties Season

1960s Art

1960s Art

Saturday 22 August

£2 per child, £5 for families with 3 children.
Drop-in family activities, Pay on the day at the shop counter opposite the Special Exhibitions Gallery, The Beaney Learning Lab

 

Investigate 1960s artists such as Andy Warhol, then create your own piece of pop art to take home.

Part of Sixties Season

Jumping Beaneys - Beautiful Birds

Jumping Beaneys - Beautiful Birds

Friday 28 August, 10.30am to 11.30am
£3.50 child, accompanying adult free
The Beaney The Learning Lab


Enjoy a story about some owl babies, then create a magical flying feathery bird to take home. A creative workshop for the under 5s.

Follow the beaney on:

What's On Guide

Download the Canterbury Museums and Galleries What's on guide

For all our latest exhibitions and events pick up a July-August 2015 What's On guide at any of our Museums or see the full list here

 
 

Subscribe to our Newsletter 

for details on the latest exhibitions and events

 
 
 
 

 

Magna Carta family activity sheet

Magna Carta family activity sheet

Pick up from any desk, The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

Explore the Canterbury in the Age of Magna Carta exhibition with a fun activity sheet for families with children age 5-12.

 
 

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