Tag Archives : children’s activities


New family events at Smeaton’s Tower

Our arts and heritage service has launched a brand new series of family-friendly events at Smeaton’s Tower. ‘Smeaton’s Tower Rocks’ will take place on Sunday 12 June, with a chance to paint lighthouse scenes on pebbles collected from the local foreshore. Visitors will be able to paint ‘Sunny Seaside Scenes’ on Sunday 17 July and make […]


Half term full of fun at Museum and Art Gallery

There’s a host of half term holiday fun on offer at the City Museum and Art Gallery next week. ‘Pick Up and Go’ activities inspired by the natural history collections will be available all day on Saturday 28 and Tuesday 31 May and Friday 3 and Saturday 4 June. Saturday 28 May is a busy […]


Busy half term for families at City Museum and Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery has a busy programme of family events and activities on offer during February half term. On Tuesday 16 February there’s a chance to make art and craft creations inspired by the thousands of objects in the Museum’s collections. The ‘Colour and Collage’ drop-in session will run from from 10.30am to 1pm with […]


Plymouth celebrates National Libraries Day

It’s National Libraries Day on Saturday 6 February and we’re celebrating with a programme of free events to show off what’s on offer at your local library. Gadget help, computer coding, family history and rhymetimes are just some of the activities taking place in libraries across the city. North Prospect Library is hosting its first teddy […]


Find a Winter Wonderland at your library this December

Plymouth libraries are counting down to Christmas with stories, crafts and puppet shows that are guaranteed to get families feeling festive. Children aged five to 11 can snuggle up and enjoy some polar storytelling and heart-warming stories of winter, with cosy favourites such as Big Bear, Little Bear by Jane Chapmen and Oliver Jeffers’ Lost […]


Look for the bear necessities at your library this half term

Don’t let the kids get grizzly this October half-term – head to your nearest library for some bear-faced fun. Families are invited to go on a bear hunt to unearth some furry interesting facts, enjoy favourite stories of loveable bears such as Winnie the Pooh and Paddington. Youngsters can get their paws dirty and make […]


Famous 20th century artists inspire Museum and Art Gallery’s summer workshops

A top-rated exhibition at the City Museum and Art Gallery has inspired a series of holiday activities for families this August. Since it opened, Modern Masters in Print has had great feedback from visitors who have described it as “excellent”, “beautifully presented”, “well worth a look”, “eye opening” and “a treat”. It also received a […]