February half-term fun at the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery

February half-term fun at the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery

Families can enjoy fun, hands-on activities every day over February half-term at Bath & North East Somerset Council’s museums – from handling real Roman objects, to searching for virtual Roman coins, investigating fashion design and creating seasonal pictures.

All activities are either free or included in the admission price (free for local Discovery Card holders).

Togas and Tunics
The Roman Baths
Saturday 16, Sunday 17, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February 2019
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Included in admission price (free for Discovery Card holders)

Find out how the Romans dressed and try on a toga.

Curious Coins
The Roman Baths
Monday 18 – Friday 22 February 2019
10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Included in admission price (free for Discovery Card holders)

Do you know the Roman Baths has about 2,500 Roman coins on display? Investigate our collection and create a coin fridge magnet with your design on.

Coin Collectors trail
The Roman Baths
Saturday 16 – Sunday 24 February 2019
Included in admission price (free for Discovery Card holders)

Become a treasure hunter with our Coin Collectors trail – part of the new Roman Baths kids’ app. As you walk around the museum, look out for virtual coins waiting to be discovered and collected in the app. Learn more about the treasures found here in Bath and examine our collection of amazing Roman coins.

Curious about Keynsham
Keynsham Civic Centre – Community Space
Wednesday 20 February 2019
11am-3pm
Free

Explore in detail some of the amazing objects that tell the story of Keynsham’s past, from beautiful Roman jewellery to Medieval floor tiles from Keynsham Abbey. Handle genuine Roman and Medieval objects, have a go at our pottery dating activity, and get crafty and create a tile to take home.

Ribbon Roundup
Fashion Museum Bath
Tuesday 19 February 2019
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm
Included in admission price (free for Discovery Card holders)

Explore how ribbon is used by fashion designers and make a ribbon decoration.

February Forecast
Victoria Art Gallery
Wednesday 20 February 2019
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm
Free

Take a look at the different types of weather in our paintings and sculptures. Create a seasonal picture using a range of special materials.

All Shapes and Sizes
Victoria Art Gallery
Friday 22 February 2019
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm
Free

Investigate how artists have used shape in their work and then create a stylised picture full of shapes.

www.romanbaths.co.uk

www.fashionmuseum.co.uk

www.victoriagal.org.uk

www.bathnes.gov.uk/discoverycard

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