Borough Insight

Bourne Hall Museum Kids Club

Blitzed Britain
Saturday 14 March; 1pm - 2.30pm

During the Blitz 32,000 civilians were killed and 87,000 were seriously injured. How did people live with this death from the air? What could you do to help you survive? Meet an Air Raid Warden and discover how to stay alive.

Easter holiday activities!

Cave painting
Wednesday 8 April; 11am-12pm and 2pm-3pm(two identical sessions)

In the deep time of prehistory early men crawled down into the darkest caves and used light from primitive candles to paint pictures of themselves and the animals they hunted.They left behind a vivid record of their way of life and some clues of what they believed in. Discover how and why these paintings were created. Then by flickering light try to create your own cave painting in our very own ‘caves’. Spaces are limited to 16 per session, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Who wants to be an archaeologist?
Thursday 9 April; 1pm - 2.30pm

A fantastic opportunity for all budding archaeologists to unlock the mysteries of the past. Find out how objects are used to date sites and how documentary and other evidence help us paint a picture of the past. Learn about environmental archaeology and what you can tell from bones, pollen, and even snails. Handle objects from the deep time of prehistory through medieval times and even up to WW2, and try sand tray archaeology.  Spaces are limited to 16 per session, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Florence Nightingale, the Lady with the Lamp 
Saturday 18 April; 1pm - 2.30pm

Discover how one remarkable woman changed the face of nursing forever. Learn how Florence changed everything and saved lives. 

Kids Club sessions cost £5 each per child (includes 1 accompanying adult) unless where stated. Bourne Hall Museum Kids Club is for young people 8+ who love history. To book your place or for further information please contact David Brooks, Bourne Hall Museum, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey, KT17 1UF. Tel: 020 8394 1734. Email: Visit What's On at:


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