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May 2019

Paint a hand-cut springtime wooden decoration

25 May @ 11:00 am - 2 June @ 4:00 pm

A fun art activity for all the family with a selection of springtime-themed wooden decorations for you to choose from. Choose from a variety of wooden shapes and decorate it as you please! Decorations are all hand-cut in the master woodcarver's studio from solid lime and tulip wood. Call in at reception for a map and directions to the woodcarver's workshop. The activity runs on a drop-in basis throughout the day.  

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A Castle at War

25 May @ 11:00 am - 2 June @ 4:00 pm
Dunster Castle United Kingdom + Google Map

A Castle at War: Medieval knight school 25-27 May Seize the chance to be trained as knights by St. George himself and march in full medieval regalia. Mount a hobby horse to join the joust and play a heraldry based game of twister. English Civil War 28-30 May Learn more about this turbulent period in British History, perfect your Pike Drill and learn how to fire a cannon. Second World War 31 May-2 June Be put through paces with this…

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Herb identification – family activity

27 May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
glastonbury abbey, Magdalene Street
Glastonbury, BA6 9EL
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Herb Identification - family activity. You may know what herbs look like, but what about by smell alone? Come along and see how many you can identify. Normal admission applies We also have an outdoor café which is open daily across the lunchtime period as well as available for morning coffee or afternoon tea. www.glastonburyabbey.com

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Donkey Day

28 May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for Donkey Day and meet our friendly visiting donkeys. The donkeys are visiting from Mike’s Donkeys and will be here for the whole day. You can get to know the donkeys and give them a pet! There’ll also be time to get creative and make your own donkey crafts and who will be able to spot all of the cuddly donkeys hidden around the Museum in our Donkey Trail?  

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Wildlife Days at Barrington Court

28 May @ 10:30 am - 30 May @ 3:00 pm

Join us for our wildlife days at Barrington Court - lots of outdoor fun for all the family. There will be wildlife crafts and a variety of hands-on activities with our friends from local wildlife charities. Check in at visitor reception on arrival. Most activities are taking place on the south lawn.    

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Crafty Cats: Tales and Legends

28 May @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Bishops Palace Wells, BA5 2PD United Kingdom + Google Map

Crafty Cats: Tales and Legends - Join the team at The Bishop’s Palace on a quest to explore the tales and legends of medieval times over May Half Term! Walk in the steps of King Arthur and re-create the well-loved local legend of Bishop Jocelyn and the Dragon with fun-filled family activities. On Tuesday 28th May, the Crafty Cats session will use a range of craft activities to transform younger visitors into fire-breathing dragons or Kings & Queens, and they…

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Model making with Aardman

30 May @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Aardman studio is world renowned for the films and characters it has created, including the much-loved Wallace and Gromit - and the experts behind them are coming to Montacute House. As part of ‘Get Inspired at Montacute House’, part of the 30th anniversary celebrations of Wallace and Gromit, you can get to grips with the unique world of model making in a fun, interactive workshop lead by the pros from the Aardman studio, including some who worked on The…

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Nature Ninjas – Tales and Legends

30 May @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Bishops Palace Wells, BA5 2PD United Kingdom + Google Map

Nature Ninjas - Tales and Legends, Join the team at The Bishop’s Palace on a quest to explore the tales and legends of medieval times over May Half Term! Walk in the steps of King Arthur and re-create the well-loved local legend of Bishop Jocelyn and the Dragon with fun-filled family activities. On Thursday 30th May the activities take a rustic turn as the Nature Ninjas family gardening session will focus on fun plants from history! Community Garden. Included in…

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Family Fun: Victorian Day

30 May @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Come and experience rural Victorian life this half-term. Imagine life in a Victorian farmhouse, see drop scones cooking on the range, try out our laundry mangle in the Museum courtyard and have a go at copperplate handwriting on slates. Ages 3+, drop-in. Museum Unlimited Enjoy this event FREE with the Museum Unlimited Annual Pass. With Museum Unlimited you pay just once then visit for a whole year FREE of charge, including many daytime events. Dates and locations Somerset Rural Life Museum…

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June 2019

I Spy Nature Trail

2 June @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As part of Somerset Festival of Nature, join us on the afternoon of Sunday 2nd June, as we celebrate the outdoors and our outside spaces here at the Museum with an I Spy Nature Trail! Take part in the trail and have a go at a craft activity to take home with you. Somerset Rural Life Museum There is plenty on offer for children and families at the Museum, ensuring each visit is a fun and enjoyable day out full of adventure…

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