For Families

artyFrom Little Hands On for the under fives, to Arty Explorers, Time Explorers, Hands On and lots more for ages 5-12, there's something for everybody to see and do!
Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Little Hands On

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Tuesday 3 March

Every month, especially for our younger visitors, Little Hands On uses stories, art, singing, games and crafts to introduce little ones to some of the fascinating things you can see in the Harris.

What time? 11am–12 noon           Age? Under 5s and their carers
Do I need to book in advance? No, just turn up            Cost? Free

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Little Hands On Story Time

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Friday 6 March

Every month, join us in the Discovery Room for story time!

What time? 10.30am–11am           Age? Under 5s and their carers
Do I need to book in advance? No, just turn up            Cost? Free

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The Potter's Apprentice

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Saturday 7 March

Will you or your pot get fired? Have you the skills to become The Potter's Apprentice?
Complete tasks just like children did in Victorian potteries.

Time?  1.30pm–3.30pm                       For ages? 5 -12
Do I need to book in advance? No      Cost? Free

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Hands On at the Harris

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Saturday 21 March

…does just what it says on the tin! Drop into the Harris and get stuck in.
You can stay for 15 minutes or for longer – it’s up to you.

Today: Preston Fashion.


Time?
  1.30pm–3.30pm                       For ages? 5 -12
Do I need to book in advance? No      Cost? Free

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Family Egyptian Balcony Tour

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Saturday 28 March

Climb up high to get a closer look at the sights and stories of Egypt on our famous Egyptian Balcony.

What time? 11-11.40am           Age? 7+ Max. 2 children per adult
Do I need to book in advance? Yes, call 01772 905414    
Cost? £1 adult/50p child

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

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Preston
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Opening hours:

Mon                    11am - 5pm
Tues – Sat          10am - 5pm
Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays


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This week's events

Thurs 26th, 2-2.45pm
Scent Bottle Tour

Fri 27th, 1-2pm
Tour: The Varieties (with Audio Description)

Sat 28th, 11-11.40am
Family Egyptian Balcony Tour
Ages 7+ with adult, £1/50p
Book on 01882 905414

Sat 28th, 12.30-1pm
Tour: What Makes Preston Special?

Tues 3rd, 11am-12pm
Little Hands On
Under 5s & carers

Wed 4th, 12.30-1pm
Talk: Sunday Football in Preston

Wed 4th, 2-4pm
Meet the Costume Champions

Thurs 5th, 2-3pm
Talk: Challenges in Conserving Costume Collections

Fri 6th, 10.30-11am
Little Hands On Story Time
Under 5s & carers

Sat 7th, 1.30-3.30pm
The Potter's Apprentice
Ages 5-12

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