Our weekly workshops, led by Chrissie Weltike, are held in the cosy environment of the Gardener's Lodge. They help parents and pre-school children to play and learn together through songs, stories, and creative activities inspired by the Museum's collection, exhibitions and location.

To book or for further information:
01225 388568 or email

Brilliant Babes - 0 to 9 months

1-3pm Tuesdays 14, 21, 28 January
18, 25 March & 1 April
£27 block of 3 sessions (January block £25)

Make a sensory bag for your baby while they explore a safe and colourful environment. Meet other adults for a chat, coffee and to share new creative experiences.

Yearlings - 9 to 24 months

Mondays and Tuesdays
6 January-11 February
24 February-1 April
28 April-20 May
£8 (£7.50 until 11 February)

Have fun with sensory and creative activities celebrating the seasons, meet other children and adults and learn new favourite songs.

Toddlealongs - 2 to 5 years

10 January-14 February
28 February-04 April
25 April-23 May
10.30am-12 noon and 1-2.30pm
£8 (£7.50 until 14 February)

Sing songs, watch stories come to life and get arty with a new museum-related theme every week.