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Text with multicoloured images behind saying February Half Term

Tuesday 14 - Thursday 16 February, 10:00-16:00, Ages 8-12, £42 per day

Story Explorers: Make A Comic

Make a comic with a professional comic artist then work with our Story Leaders to role play your story. Attend for one day or come for all three. Wrap around care (9am-5pm) is available for a small additional cost.

Ramzee Hassan
Tuesday 14 February, 10:00-16:00

Sue Cheung
Wednesday 15 February, 10:00-16:00

Aaron Blecha
Thursday 16 February, 10:00-16:00


Four children wearing cartoon backpacks and holding giant pencils drawing on a white wall

Monday 13 February, 11:00 & 14:30, Ages 4+, £12

Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom

Theatre of Widdershins have taken this traditional tale right back to its roots, teased out the tangles and styled it into a beautifully coiffured hair piece. This enchanting show promises plenty of body, volume and loads of highlights. Make an appointment to see the show today – because you’re worth it!


Man holds puppet and piece of string emerging from model tower

Tuesday 14 February, 14:30-15:30, Ages 8+, £8

Comic draw-along with Ramzee Hassan

Join award winning storyteller and cartoonist Ramzee Hassan in this draw-along where you can create your own comic characters. Followed by book signing.


Wednesday 15 February, 14:30, Ages 8+, £8

Create your own comic Guide to Life with Sue Cheung

Author and illustrator Sue Cheung leads an interactive event exploring the themes of her hilarious new book Maddy Yip's Guide to Holidays. Come along and create your own comic character cartoons featuring you and your life!


Thursday 16 February, 14:30, Ages 8+, £8

Monster Squid fun with Aaron Blecha

Explore the weird world of Aliens, Zombies and Monsters with Aaron Blecha in this unique draw-along event. Learn the secrets of creating weird and wonderful characters and then make your own story. Followed by book signing.


Friday 17 February, 11:00 & 14:30, Ages 5-12, £16.50

Lego Master Builders Club

Calling all young engineers, architects and inventors! Build a story with LEGO! Master Builders Club will be providing 1000s of LEGO bricks that will transform the museum space into a LEGO fans paradise. Sessions are designed as a creative adventure that incorporates a playful learning experience whilst nurturing young minds.


An adult helps a boy select pieces of lego from large crates of coloured lego bricks

Saturday 18 February, 11:00 & 14:30, Ages 6+, £8

How To Draw Star Wars with JAKe

JAKe Detonator is an official illustrator for Lucasfilm and Doctor Who. In this amazing draw-a-long event JAKe will show you how to draw your favourite characters from the Star Wars universe, including Droids, Wookies, Bounty Hunters and more, just like in his books How To Speak Wookiee, How To Speak Droid with R2-D2 and How To Speak Astromech with BB-8.


A cartoon image of characters from Star Wars holding light sabres