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Family Join-In Activities


February Half Term 2019


We Are Five Poster


We Are Five – Make a Masterpiece

Creative art and science workshops inspired by the exhibition ‘We Are Five’.


Workshops start at 11am, 12:30 and 2pm, last an hour and are aimed at 5 to 13 year olds (not suitable for under 3’s). All children must be accompanied by an adult.


All workshops are £3 per child and can be booked in advance by purchasing a ticket at The Higgins’ Reception, or are offered on a first come, first served basis on the day.


Please note, we are currently unable to take bookings online or over the phone.



Collage Conversations with local artist Kemi Onabule

Tuesday 12th February, £3

Imagine the portraits could talk, what would you chat about together? Create a portrait collage with a difference.


Abstract Chromatography with Little Science Labs

Wednesday 13th February, £3

Have fun experimenting with chromatography and create an abstract art work


Pop-Art Printing with local artist Katie Allen

Friday 15th February, £3

Get inspired by Andy Warhol and create your own pop-art prints.