Monday, March 26, 2007

Holiday Fun at Kirkleatham Museum

Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, is hosting a number of free, fun activities for children over the Easter holidays, including its annual Easter egg decorating competition for all ages, from toddlers to grandparents. There are four workshops to enjoy, all organised as free drop-in activities and all with two sessions on the day, from 10am-noon, 1pm-4pm.

The timetable is:

Tuesday, April 3: Egg decorating workshop - Bring a hard-boiled egg and use all the bits and pieces from the Museum's craft store cupboard to decorate it for the annual competition.

Thursday, April 5: Spring collage and Easter Bonnet workshop - We need your help to complete our huge Spring picture and make yourself a natty Easter bonnet to take home.

Tuesday, April 10: Train Trail Postcard workshop - The trail links all the sites around Teesside with connections to the birth of the railways. You can design and make your own postcards and post them off to the other venues for display in an exhibition.

Thursday, April 12: Egg decorating workshop - another chance to bring a hard-boiled egg and decorate it for our annual competition.

Friday, April 13: Decorated egg competition judging and prize-giving: Final times for entries is 2.30pm. Judging is at 3pm. Easter quizzes and puzzles to do while you wait to see if your egg is a winner.

Admission to the Museum is free. For more information, call 01642 479500.

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