Events

Events and Exhibitions at Tiverton Museum in 2014

Exhibitions are open during normal museum opening hours: 
Monday to Friday 10.30am - 4.30pm                 Saturday 10am - 1.00pm.

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

Check out our current Summer What's On leaflet

All events


Summer Holiday Family Craft Activities

05 August 2014

Family craft activities will be taking place on Tuesday 5th August when we will be following a canal theme with a collage made from all sorts of interesting fabric, paper and other bits and bobs and a pop-up frog card to send to someone special.

Booking is recommended (places are limited), £2.50 per child and children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for children aged 4-11. Sessions run 11:00 to 12:30 and 2:00 to 3:30. Call the Museum 01884 256295 or email education@tivertonmuseum.org.uk for information.

 


Special craft workshop

06 August 2014

Create a beautiful item of jewellery on Wednesday 6th August. We will be running a special workshop for those aged 9-15 years. You won't believe the beautiful jewellery you can easily create from old magazines! Inspired by the Victorian practice of making beads from paper, Holly will guide you through cutting, rolling, gluing and sealing as well as making your hand made beads into a unique item of jewellery.

Session runs 1.30 to 4.00. £5 per person, booking and pre-payment essential.

 


Summer Holiday Family Craft Activities

12 August 2014

Family craft activities will be taking place on Tuesday 12th August,  a sporty theme! Make bunting featuring flags from around the world (or something a prettier or pirate themed if you prefer!) and a sportsperson paper doll to design your very own sports kit for.

Booking is recommended (places are limited), £2.50 per child and children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for children aged 4-11. Sessions run 11:00 to 12:30 and 2:00 to 3:30. Call the Museum 01884 256295 or email education@tivertonmuseum.org.uk for information.

 


Summer Holiday Family Craft Activities

19 August 2014

Family craft activities will be taking place Tuesday 19th August - make your very own punch and Judy puppets and theatre and a windmill for the beach.

Booking is recommended (places are limited), £2.50 per child and children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for children aged 4-11. Sessions run 11:00 to 12:30 and 2:00 to 3:30. Call the Museum 01884 256295 or email education@tivertonmuseum.org.uk for information.

 


Summer Holiday Family Craft Activities

26 August 2014

Family craft activities will be taking place Tuesday 26th August-  animals theme. Make your own animal welly pegs, a mouse finger puppet and a beautiful sparkly dragonfly.

Booking is recommended (places are limited), £2.50 per child and children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for children aged 4-11. Sessions run 11:00 to 12:30 and 2:00 to 3:30. Call the Museum 01884 256295 or email education@tivertonmuseum.org.uk for information.

 


Family handling sessions in August

28 August 2014

We will running our popular object handling sessions on  Thursday 7th, Thursday  14th, Thursday  21st & Thursday 28th August: come along and see some of the objects in our handling  collection, learn a little more and have a closer look- suitable for all ages.

Sessions take place in the galleries between 11:00-12:30 and 2: 00-3:30. Admission applies.

 


Mid Devon at War; the Home Front in the First War

09 September 2014

Our summer temporary exhibition ‘Mid Devon at War; the Home Front in the First World War’ opens on Friday 6th June and runs until 9th September. Entry is just £1 adults, accompanying children are free. 

 


Heritage Open Weekend

14 September 2014

We'll be taking part in the national Heritage Open Weekend again. The museum will be open all weekend 10:00-4:30 with FREE entry! Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September.

 


Coach trip to the Imperial War Museum, London

20 September 2014

A great chance to visit the Imperial War Museum following a long closure during which it has been refurbished. The refurbished museum includes a new First World War gallery.

Tickets only £20.00 p/p. Call Tiverton Museum for details.

 


Cornwall Ancient and Modern

27 September 2014

'Cornwall Ancient and Modern' is an exhibition of art works by Lindsay Wall and Hilary Tosdevin.

13th - 27th September with FREE entry.

 


Peter's Railway Treasure Hunt

30 September 2014

Tiverton Museum is delighted to take part in Peter's Railway Treasure Hunt again this year. The competition has a cash prize and is open all summer (closing date 30th September).

Download the form here and pop in to the museum to find the answers!