Events

Events and Exhibitions at Tiverton Museum in 2017

Exhibitions are open during normal museum opening hours: 
Monday to Friday 10.30am - 4.30pm                 Saturday 10am - 3pm.

Unless otherwise stated, admission charges for the exhibitions only are: Adults £1.00

To see our current What's On leaflet please click here.

All events


Mini Brick Family Trail

31 July 2017

Follow the Mini Brick Trail around the museum this summer. Explore the museum and find the building block toys to discover our displays in a fun new way. There are also building play zones for all ages to enjoy. 

Saturday 8th July to Saturday 28th October 2017. Normal museum admission applies (adults £5, accompanied kids go free)*

*Apart from on our special Tudor Family Day on 19th August when a special event admission applies.

 


Great Tiverton Sewing Bee

09 August 2017

Wednesday 9th August, 10:30-12:30 and 1:30-3:30.  A fun day of sewing challenges for ages 8-16 including hand sewing and trying out an old-fashioned hand crank sewing machine.

Inspired by our ‘A Stitch in Time’ exhibition, a special day of sewing activities.  Choose from a range of sewing challenges—make a mobile phone sleeve, a felt brooch or a hair scrunchie.  Can book for either or both sessions. No prior experience necessary. Parents can stay or leave children. Prior booking is  essential. £6(£5 members)/session bookable in the museum shop. Includes materials and light refreshments.

Time: 10:30-3:30

 


Tudor Family Day

19 August 2017

Join us for a very special day celebrating the Tudor period. We are delighted to welcome Exeter's Tudor Dance Group who will be dancing and telling us about Tudor life and food. We also have Tudor themed crafts, games and dressing up as well as butter making and drop spinning demonstrations.

Please note special event admission applies on this day. Adult £7.50 (Gift Aid £8.25), Museum Members £5.00, and all accompanied children are FREE. Admission includes all activities, no need for advance purchase.

Time: 10:00-3:00

 


Mini Brick Family Trail

31 August 2017

Follow the Mini Brick Trail around the museum this summer. Explore the museum and find the building block toys to discover our displays in a fun new way. There are also building play zones for all ages to enjoy. 

Saturday 8th July to Saturday 28th October 2017. Normal museum admission applies (adults £5, accompanied kids go free)*

*Apart from on our special Tudor Family Day on 19th August when a special event admission applies.

 


Barneys Bunch September

20 September 2017

Our group for 2-5 year olds. All sessions run 1.30-2.30pm. £2.00 per child/£1.50 members (admission charge does not apply). Come along and explore the museum through different themes each month with stories, games and crafts. This month's theme is Teddies.

Please call or email education@tivertonmuseum.org.uk to book a place.

Time: 1:30pm

 


Mini Brick Family Trail

28 October 2017

Follow the Mini Brick Trail around the museum this summer. Explore the museum and find the building block toys to discover our displays in a fun new way. There are also building play zones for all ages to enjoy. 

Saturday 8th July to Saturday 28th October 2017. Normal museum admission applies (adults £5, accompanied kids go free)*

*Apart from on our special Tudor Family Day on 19th August when a special event admission applies.

 


A stitch in time

11 November 2017

Featuring hand sewn items such as quilts and samplers, there are a number of beautiful textiles on display. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see these objects as they are usually tucked away in our stores!

Admission just £1 for adults, or free as part of the normal admission fee.