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Take a look here for our special family events - from 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.

Brick Dinos Party Offer

Brick Dinos Party Offer

Mondays and Wednesdays until 13 September 2017

It's party time at the Harris! A unique chance to celebrate your child's birthday with an extra special visit to our blockbuster exhibition Brick Dinos.

What time? Starts 5pm and finishes at 7pm

Age? 5 - 10

Do I need to book in advance? Yes. Call Kyra or Steve on 01772 258248
who will be happy to discuss your requirements with you.      

Cost? £15 for each child (minimum booking of 15 children for each party)
more places negotiable - please enquire when booking.

 

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Summer on the Flag Market

Summer on the Flag market

Saturdays in June, July & August 2017
Flag Market 9.00am - 11.30pm

Join us on the Flag Market and in the Harris for a Summer of FREE* performances, exhibitions and festival celebrations. See everything from superheroes to live theatre, dinosaurs to rockets for a summer of fun for everyone.

 

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Hands On at the Harris

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Monday 21 August

Today: Cool collages workshop

Join us in the Discover Preston Gallery to make a still life picture.

What time?  1.30pm–3.30pm        

Suitable for ages? 5 -12 (Parent/guardian to stay)

Do I need to book in advance? No      Cost? Free

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Brick Dinos Autism Friendly Hour

Brick Dinos Exhibit

Monday 21 August

Autism friendly hour will happen outside of normal visiting times when the gallery will be closed to other visitors so you can explore the Brick Dinos exhibition in your own way.

What time? 10am -11am    

For ages? Under 12s and their parent/guardians 

Cost? Free

Do I need to book in advance? Yes. Call 01772 905414  

 

 

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Hands On at the Harris

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Wednesday 23 August

Today: Split pin dinosaurs workshop

Inspired by the Brick Dinos exhibition. Join us in the Discover Preston Gallery to find out more!

What time?  1.30pm–3.30pm        

Suitable for ages? 5 -12 (Parent/guardian to stay)

Do I need to book in advance? No      Cost? Free

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Family Egyptian Balcony Tour

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Saturday 26 August

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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Hands On at the Harris

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Wednesday 30 August

Today: 'Stamp-ausaurus' workshop

Inspired by the Brick Dinos exhibition. Join us in the Discover Preston Gallery to find out more!

What time?  1.30pm–3.30pm        

Suitable for ages? 5 -12 (Parent/guardian to stay)

Do I need to book in advance? No      Cost? Free

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Makerspace

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What will you make?

Makerspace is a space to make and mend, improve and embellish, and have a go at contemporary craft or digital endeavours. It is a shared workshop and meeting point where art, technology, craft and design are invited to converge. Makers, fixperts, artists, 'hackers' and crafters of all kinds are invited to come along and get involved. We have exciting events that vary from dress making to drone hacking. 

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

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OPENING HOURS

Museum, Art Gallery, Library & Makerspace

Mon 11am-5pm
(Library 10am-7pm)

Tue 10am-5pm

Wed 10am-8pm
(Library 10am-7pm)

Thur 10am-5pm

Fri 10am-5pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Sun 11am-4pm

IT Centre Computers open 9am daily, except Sundays 11am

Café and Shop
Daily 10am-4pm, except Sundays 11am-3.30pm

BANK HOLIDAY OPENING

Sunday 27 and Monday 28 August:

The Harris Library and Learning Centre will be open on Sunday 11am-4pm and closed on
Bank Holiday Monday.


The Harris Museum & Art Gallery will be open on Sunday 11am-4pm and
Bank Holiday Monday 11am-5pm.


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