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All the information you need to plan your family activities this February half term!


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    16-24 Feb 2013www.museumoflondon.org.uk/halfterm

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  • Discover Londons history together

    FREE ENTRYWest 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

    FREE ENTRY150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN

    Barbican, St Pauls

    Liverpool Street, City Thameslink

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

    Key Museum of London Museum of London Docklands * Tickets allocated upon arrival

    Bengali embroiderySat 16 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm Use a fusion of East End, Indian art and embroidery techniques in this craft workshop. 5+Museum of London Docklands

    A park for heroesSat 16 & Sun 17 Feb, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pmCome and make a wall plaque for one of your heroes. 5+Museum of London

    Grimaldis ParkSat 16 & Mon 18 Feb, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm Relive the story of our first clown and laugh at his mischiefs. 5+Museum of London

    Characters from history Cecelia YoungSun 17 Feb & Wed 20 Feb, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pmVisit our splendid 18th century Pleasure Gardens and meet one of its famous entertainers. 5+Museum of London

    Pearly Kings and QueensMon 18 Feb, 11am 12pm & 1.30-2.30pmFind and collect hidden buttons and make your own Pearly King or Pearly Queen scarf to keep. 1+

    Museum of London Docklands

    Creating a centre pieceMon 18 & Sun 24 Feb, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pmHave you got a favourite statue? Make your own to take home. 5+Museum of London

    The legend of Spring-heeled JackTue 19 Feb, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3.30pm & 3.30-4pm Hear the legend of Spring-heeled Jack, a story that had the whole of Victorian London gripped. 5+

    Museum of London Docklands

    Strolling through Kensington GardensTue 19 & Sun 24 Feb, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm Join our storyteller and discover some of the hidden gems in one of Londons most iconic parks. 5+Museum of London

    Hidden familiesTue 19 Feb, 2-4pmHelp us match real excavated objects to their homes using maps, floorplans and other records. 5+Museum of London

    Cars: made in DagenhamWed 20 Feb, 11.30am 12pm & 1.30-2pmFind out all about Ford Motorswith objects and photos. 5+Museum of London Docklands

    Dockers, Pearly Kings and QueensWed 20 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm, 2.30-3pm Learn some Cockney slang, make a fancy photo frame and dress up for your very own Victorian portrait. 3+Museum of London Docklands

    Whats hiding in the park?Wed 20 & Thu 21 Feb, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pmUnearth the reasons why parks are located where they are in this three-dimensional art workshop. 5+

    Museum of London

    The musical parkWed 20 Feb, 10.30-11am & 11.30am 12pm & 2-2.30pmCome play in our musical park! 1+Museum of London

    The story of Pleasure GardensThu 21 Feb, 12-12.25pm, 1.30-2.05pm & 2.30-3.05pmLearn how these special gardens kept Londoners entertained. 7+Museum of London

    Building the East End*Thu 21 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pmExplore the history of buildings in the East End and create your own. 5+Museum of London Docklands

    SkyscrapersFri 22 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pmTake a closer look at the skyscrapers around Canary Wharf and build your own from newspaper. 5+Museum of London Docklands

    Come and play in the park*Fri 22 & Sat 23 Feb, 12-12.30pm, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.3pmHave a go at some popular Victorian games. 5+Museum of London

    Dr Barnardo and the boys of Stepney CausewaySat 23 Feb, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3pm & 3.30pm Hear the story of Dr Barnardo and how he came to set up his famous childrens homes. 5+Museum of London Docklands

    Mask makingFri 22 Feb & Sat 23 Feb, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pmCome and create a face mask inspired by our atmospheric and sparkling Pleasure Gardens. 5+Museum of London