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Half Term At The Foundling Museum


Plenty of fun is to be had at the museum - our faves include:

Family Poetry Workshop

Sunday 17 February at 2pm

A fun-packed poetry workshop with acclaimed poet Paul Lyalls, well-known for his funny, fast-moving, hip and clever performances. Using your wild imagination, create and perform your own poems on the theme of home. Suitable for age 5+.

3D modelling workshop

Tuesday 19 February, sessions run 11:00-12:30, 13:15-14:45 & 15:00-16:30

What does your dream bedroom look like? Does it feature a slide or a window you can see the stars through? Inspired by Bedrooms of London, work with art collective Sculpture Lab to construct a 3D model of your ideal bedroom. Light up your imaginary world then photograph your dream interior. Suitable for age 5+.

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Ideal Home Show

Wednesday 20 February, sessions run 11:00-12:30, 13:15-14:45 & 15:00-16:30

Inspired by the photographs of bedrooms in the Bedrooms of London exhibition, work with photographer Marysa Dowling to create self-portraits in imaginary bedrooms. Create props for your bedroom to use as the backdrop for your photograph. Suitable for age 5+.

Pillow Prints

Thursday 21 February, sessions run 11:00-12:30, 13:15-14:45 & 15:00-16:30

Does your bedroom express your identity? In this workshop inspired by Bedrooms of London, print images and slogans onto pillowcases for your bedroom at home. Led by artist Isobel Manning. Suitable for age 5+.

Workshops are free for children and up to two accompanying adults, and include complimentary admission to the Museum both before and after the session. Book a place on the day.

More info here.

Earlier Event: 16 February
Myths And Legends Family Festival
Later Event: 18 February
Half Term At The Postal Museum