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Easter and beyond! Bourne Hall Museum Kids Club

Easter activities BHMKC_HenryWIII

CATS Club Robot workshop
Wednesday 10 April, 10.30am - 12pm and 1pm - 2.30pm (two identical sessions)
Spend a morning at the CATS (craft, Art, Technology and Science) Club learning about robots, metals and recycling and make a fantastic robot from scrap. Cost: £8 each child -£1 sibling discount. Spaces are limited so please book asap.

An Audience with Henry VIII
Saturday 13 April; 11am - 12pm and 1.30pm - 2.30pm (two identical sessions)
Enjoy an audience with King Henry VIII, one of the most iconic of England’s monarchs - listen to his tales of court, politics, and his likes and loves. Learn about daily life in Tudor times. Cost: £5 per child (includes 1 accompanying adult).

Flint knapping; making Stone Age tools
Tuesday 16 April; 11am - 12.30pm and 2pm - 3.30pm
Learn to shape flints like the ancient Stone Age craftsmen and discover the lost art of making stone tools. As part of a small group under the tuition of master flint knapper, James Dilley, enjoy the opportunity to make your own authentic Stone Age tool to take home. There will be an opportunity to buy some replica tools so bring some pocket money if you wish. Children must wear trousers and closed shoes for protection during this activity, other safety equipment will be provided. For children aged 10 years or over. Cost: £15 per child, payable in advance. This includes the cost of materials to make the tool which will be yours to keep. Places are limited to 15 children per session and must be pre-booked.

Cave Painting
Thursday 18 April; 11am - 12pm and 2pm - 3pm (two identical sessions)
Discover how and why these paintings were created. Then by flickering light try to create your own cave painting in our very own ‘caves’. Cost £5 per child. Places are limited to a maximum of 16 children, please book to reserve your place.

May session

The 1919 Epsom riot
Saturday 11 May; 1pm-2.30pm
Discover what Epsom was like at the end of WW1 and what led to the Riot of 1919 - the attack on Epsom Police Station and the death of Sergeant Thomas Green. Cost: £5 per child (includes 1 accompanying adult) per session.

Bourne Hall Museum Kids Club is for young people 8+ who love history. Please meet in the foyer of Bourne Hall. Places are limited, to reserve your space or for further information please contact David Brooks, Bourne Hall Museum, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey, KT17 1UF. Tel: 020 8394 1734. Email: dbrooks@epsom-ewell.gov.uk Visit What's On at: www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk

For more info visit http://www.epsomandewellhistoryexplorer.org.uk/BourneHallMuseumClub.html

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