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October History Art Days

October 25-29, 2021
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October Half Term History Arts Award Days

Mon 25th Oct 2021 to Fri 29th Oct 2021 - 09:00 - 15:30

Activity/Craft, Award

AGED 7-11? LOVE THE PAST? LOVE GETTING CREATIVE?

Book one of our OCTOBER HALF TERM History Arts Award  Days for a day packed with art and history!

  • Bag yourself a Discover Arts Award!
  • Try out different art activities inspired by the museum’s fantastic collections!
  • Go behind the scenes with the curators!
  • Find out about the museum’s ancient Egyptian or Japanese objects! (depending on the day booked)
  • Share your creations at the end of the day with your family.
  • Receive a museum certificate on the day, and an official Arts Award certificate a few weeks later.

Led by two of the museum’s experienced Learning Team. Suitable for those aged 7-11 years.

Children should bring a packed lunch, drink and breaktime snacks.

Ancient Egyptian Themed Days; Monday 25th, Wednesday 27th or Friday 29th October. (these are repeat days)

Japanese Themed Days; Tuesday 26th or Thursday 28th October. (these are repeat days)

The day starts at 9am with children being signed in, and ends at 3.30pm with parents/guardians arriving at 3pm for children to share what they have learned and made, and receive a special museum certificate.

£30.00 per child (per day). Numbers are strictly limited, so early booking is advised.

Regrettably, some spaces in the museum are inaccessible to those less able.

Arts Awards are a great opportunity for children and young people to learn more about the arts and artists, and to try out different artforms. Arts Awards are moderated by Trinity College London. The Learning Team are trained to assess the Discover Arts Award and once the day is complete they will send off for your official Discover Arts Award Certificate from Trinity (please note this can take 6-8 weeks to arrive). Once received they will contact you to either collect or have it posted to you.

For more information about Arts Awards at the Museum go to https://museum.maidstone.gov.uk/learn/schools/virtual-learning/how-do-i-acheive-a-discover-arts-award/    or  www.artsaward.org.uk

The sessions will only run if Covid restrictions are no longer in place.  Refunds will only be given if the Club is cancelled due to changes in government guidelines.

For more information  call 01622 602862 or 01622 602853 or email museumevents@maidstone.gov.uk. Please leave a voicemail if no answer and we will respond as soon as possible.

For these History Art Days children are unaccompanied and are in the care of 2 members of the Learning Team. The team are DBS checked and have experience of teaching children. Due to the unaccompanied nature of these sessions we will require medical and contact details listed on the downloadable form below that you will need to email to us at time of booking. Please ensure the contact number used in the ticket booking matches the contact number on the form. Without this form we will not be able to confirm your booking.

To book, please complete ticket booking below and also complete and send via email the medical/permission form below. Email form to museumevents@maidstone.gov.uk  Once we have received both ticket booking and the form we will send an email confirmation that your child has a place. 

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7 available
Monday 25th October Egyptian Day£30.00Monday 25 October Egyptian History Arts Award Day

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11 available
Tuesday 26th October Japanese Day£30.00Tuesday 26th October Japanese History Arts Award Day

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8 available
Wednesday 27th October Egyptian Day£30.00Wednesday 27th October Egyptian Arts Award Day

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5 available
Thursday 28th October Japanese Day£30.00Thursday 28th October Japanese Arts Award Day

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Out of stock!Friday 29th October Egyptian Day£30.00Friday 29th October Egyptian Arts Award Day
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