Children’s events

A picture of the children's area, with art cart and dressing up clothesThe museum hosts a programme of events for children of all ages, as well as having a dedicated children’s area with a fab new arts cart, table and chairs, plus dressing up and our weekend workshop.dinosaur clipart

These are some of those coming up:

For full details and booking information about all events contact seasidemuseumevents@gmail.com

Saturday 9 November –
Really Rubbish Exhibition Launch Day

11.00am-4.00pm
Join us for a really rubbish day! Find out how our love affair with plastic has led to an environmental disaster of epic proportions and what we can do to. Have a go at guessing the number of rubbish items to enter our Free Prize Draw, have a go at our Really Rubbish Museum Trail and drop in art/ craft activities. FREE entry.

Saturday 16 November –
Make your own Cosmetics 2.00-4:30pm
Trying to go Plastic Free? Reuse Containers? Save Money? then join Flotsamweave for this workshop at Beach Creative, Beach Street, Herne Bay CT6 5PT to learn how to make your own cosmetics.
Limited to eight participants who will each take home a recipe sheet; several jars of face/hand/body cream; deodorant; lip balm; toothpaste and if time we’ll have a go at Toilet Bombs!
All equipment and materials included
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/make-your-own-cosmetics-tickets-72226498401

Friday 22 November – Kids Takeover Museum Day 9.30am– 2.30pm
Join us as children from Herne Bay Juniors take over the museum for the day to create an animation about rubbish.

Sunday 1 December – Really Rubbish Assemblage Workshop
11.00am-3.00pm
Arts Award Discover in a Day at The Seaside Museum
Come and explore the Really Rubbish Exhibition & museum exhibits to decide what makes something rubbish or something of value, what will future generations make of our wasteful society, make your own assemblage/mini exhibit. FREE but booking essential as there are limited places available.
Suitable for children from 7 to 13 years. All materials will be provided.
If you would like to take part telephone 01277 367368 or email seasidemuseumevents@gmail.com

Saturday 14 December – Retro Christmas 11.30am-3.30pm
Fun for all the family and all ages, come and try out homemade and retro games, toys and crafts and share your Christmas Memories for our archive. Enjoy a mince pie and some mulled wine.

Saturday 21 December – Retro Christmas 11.30am-3.30pm
Fun for all the family and all ages, come and try out homemade and retro games, toys and crafts and share your Christmas Memories for our archive. Enjoy a mince pie and some mulled wine.

Wednesday 1 January 2020
Beach & Town Litter Clean 1.00-3.00pm Help us start tightening Herne Bay’s waste line by joining us and Bay Beach Clean for a New Year beach & town litter pick.  Meet at Seaside Museum at 1.00pm, then bring your rubbish back to the museum to catalogue and have a free warm drink.

Plastic Pledges what plastic item/s will you pledge to give up in 2020 – ongoing throughout the exhibition

Saturdays and Sundays

an example of the activity table available at weekendsActivity packs will be available for children every Saturday and Sunday. These will cover a variety of activities such as origami boats, paper planes and cards for various occasions.