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Family Activities


* Please note that for the time being, all planned events and activities are being cancelled; this includes activities planned for the Easter holidays.


We will be contacting all customers who have booked and paid for tickets to process their refunds.



Enjoy creative workshops and activities based on The Higgins exhibitions and collections. All workshops last for an hour and are aimed at 4-11 year olds. Children must be accompanied by an adult (under 4’s that are accompanying siblings are welcome at no charge).


Easter Holiday: Warden Abbey Revealed

Tuesday 7th & 14th, Wednesday 8th & 15th April

Workshops start at 11am and 1pm

£3 per child - Booking Essential

Explore the Warden Abbey Revealed display and get creative with family activities inspired by medieval tiles and stained glass.


mosaic coasters (3)


Tuesday 7th April: Print a Bag

Wednesday 8th April: Make a Mosaic Coaster

Tuesday 14th April: Create a Clay Tile

Wednesday 15th April: Craft a Stained Glass Tealight Holder


Easter Holiday: Weather Crafts with Art Adventurers

Thursday 9th & 16th April

Workshops start at 11am and 1pm

£3 per child - Booking Essential

Inspired by the Under the Same Sky exhibition, get creative and construct a papercraft scene with Art Adventurers.



weather crafts 

Thursday 9th April - Raining Cats and Dogs

Get creative and create a Raining Cats and Dogs mobile. There will be lots of cutting, sticking, barking and meowing at this session.


Thursday 16th April - What’s the Temp?

Explore colour and how it relates to temperatures. Make your very own thermometer to take home (includes crafting a mini sun and snowman).