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    Events all year roundEvery Sunday at the Museum of London andmost Saturdays at the Museum of LondonDocklands, plus during the school holidays,

    we put on FREE family events that supportlearning at school as part of a great day out!

    Events include:




    art... and much more!

    Under 5sLearn, play and explore in our regular sessions

    for under 5s and their carers during term time

    and the holidays. Find out more at


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    For our full programme of events for

    children of all ages or for more information

    visit www.museumoflondon.org.uk/families or call 020 7001 9844.Sign up to enews to be the first to find

    out about events throughout the year at

    www.museumoflondon.org.uk/enewsand be entered into our regular draw to

    win an iPod nano!Terms and conditions apply. F





    FREE ENTRYMuseum of London

    150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN

    Barbican, St Pauls, Moorgate

    Liverpool Street, City Thameslink

    4, 8, 25, 56, 100, 172, 242, 521

    FREE ENTRYMuseum of London Docklands

    West India Quay, London, E14 4AL

    West India Quay (14 mins from Bank)

    Canary Wharf (11 mins from Waterloo)

    15, 115, 135, 277, D3, D6, D7, D8

  • 8/2/2019 Easter Holidays 2012 FREE Family Fun Flyer


    Spend the day together as a family

    Free events at the Museum of London

    The ghost chicken of Pond SquareSat 31 Mar, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3pm & 3 .30-4pm

    Join us to hear the story of the first frozen chicken. 5+

    A whales taleSat 3 Mar & Tue 3 Apr,12.30-1.30pm& 2.30-3.30pm

    Find out about whales and

    create a short story book

    about these mysterious

    creatures. 5+

    My animal bookMon 2 Apr, 10.30-11am, 11.30am 12pm& 2-2.30pm

    Learn about the animals in our Museum and then

    make a mask and have your photo taken to become

    part of your own animal book. 2+

    Noahs ArkWed 4, Sat 7 Apr, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm

    Discover why Noahs Ark was a popular Victorian toy

    and make a pair of animals. 5+

    Secret stories of city animalsFri 6 Apr, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-2pm & 3.30-3pm

    Come and join us to hear stories about the animals

    living in the City of London. 3+

    A musical emporiumMon 9 Apr, 10.30-11am, 11.15-11.45am, 2-2.30pm& 2.45-3.15pm

    Enjoy a musical adventure around the world as wefind animals to take back to our Animal Emporium at

    the Museum of London Docklands. 1+

    Rats and ravensTue 10 Apr, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm

    Draw, cut and stick images of rat s or ravens and bring

    them to life in your own animated film sequence. 3+

    Chance, the fire dogWed 11 Apr, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3pm & 3.30-4pm

    Come and hear the story of courageous Chance,

    the four legged hero of the fire service. 4+

    Animals in LondonFri 13 Apr, 11.30am 12pm & 1.30-2pm Find out about all kinds of animals that have played

    an important part in Londons history. 5+

    Animal shadow puppet theatreFri 13 & Sat 14 Apr, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm

    Create your very own shadow puppet and take part

    in a shadow puppet show inspired by some of the

    animals in the Museum. 4+

    If youre looking for something fun and free for all the family to do thenvisit the Museum of London and the Museum of London Docklands for agreat day out that everyone can enjoy!

    Precious animalsSat 31 Mar, Sun 1, Tue 3 & Wed 4 Apr, 12.30-2pm& 2.30-4pm

    Before plastic and modern fabrics, how didLondoners make spoons, shoes and buttons?

    Meet an expert and see what he makes out of

    bone and leather. 5+

    Animated animals *Sat 31 Mar, Sun 8 & Thu 12 Apr, 12.30-1.30pm,2-3pm & 3.30-4.30pm

    Join our digital learning team and bring some of the

    animals in the galleries to life. Make them move or

    make them talk, you decide. 5+

    * tickets allocated on arrival

    The roaring lions of TrafalgarMon 2, Tue 3 & Wed 4 Apr, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm

    & 3-3.30pmListen to our storyteller as she tells the fascinating

    story of the dedicated sculptor of the lions on

    Trafalgar Square. 5+

    Animals from the pastMon 2 Apr, 12-2pm

    Meet Museum curators and look at objects from our

    collections to discover how important animals have

    been to Londons past. 5+

    My animal bookWed 4 Apr, 10.30-11am 11.30am 12pm& 2-2.30pm

    Find out about animals in our Museum and then

    make a mask and have your photo taken to becomepart of your own animal book. 2+

    The fire of London on horsebackThu 5, Fri 6, Sat 7, Tue 10 & Wed, 11 Apr, 1-1.30pm,2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm

    See the story of the fire of London unfold through

    the eyes of a brave horse called Tobias. 5+

    Useful or useless?Thu 5, Fri 6 & Sat 7 Apr, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm

    In this art workshop examine animal remains in

    our prehistoric gallery and use clues to guess

    what they are. 5+

    Animal huntSun 8, Tue 10, Thu 12 Apr, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm

    Search our galleries for hidden animals and animal

    remains from Londons past. Then make a bookinspired by your discoveries to take home. 5+

    Mythical beastsMon 9, Wed 11 & Sat 14 Apr, 12.30-2pm& 2.30-4pm

    Dare to join this art workshop as we take a closer

    look at some of the mythical creatures in our

    galleries. 5+

    Animals in LondonMon 9 Apr, 12-12.25pm 1.30-1.55pm & 2.30-2.55pm

    Join curator Jim Gledhill and find out about all kinds

    of animals that have played an important part in

    Londons history. 7+

    Prehistoric animal adventure!

    Wed 11 Apr, 10.30-11am, 11.15-1145am, 2-2.30pm& 2.45-3.15pm

    Come on a musical adventure around prehistoric

    London. Imagine elephants, mammoths and cave

    bears roaming around and help us to bring them to

    life through song, movement and music.

    6 months+

    Tibs the cat employee of the monthFri 13, Sat 14 & Sun 15 Apr, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm& 3-3.30pm

    Employed to catch mice and rats, Tibs worked for

    the Post Office for 14 years. Follow his adventures

    in this fun storytelling session. 5+


    Bring your grandparents daySaturday 5 May, 11am 4pm

    We know how much you grandparentsdo for your families. Please come alongto the Museum of London Docklandsfor special events including craftdemonstrations and a new galleryperformance to say thank you. 3+

    Free events at the Museum of London Docklands