For Families

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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.

Comics Exhibition Opens

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 Saturday 23 June

On Saturday 23 June celebrate the opening and come dressed up as your favourite comic character or superhero! And be in with the chance of winning a prize! FREE - all welcome. From 12 noon.
Exhibition open from 10am.

Love Comics? This is your chance to enjoy an eclectic mix of original comic art that will impress and inspire most comics’ fans.

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Summer Saturdays

Summer on the Flag market

Saturdays in June, July & August 2018
Flag Market and in the Harris

This Saturday 9 June Making a Mark

12noon - 4pm

Join us for activities, performances, street theatre, music and dance and unleash your creative side. There's a variety of entertainment to look forward to this Summer, taking place every Saturday on the Flag Market and in the Harris.

Make your mark this Saturday and head to the Harris and the Flag Market where you will discover lots to see, do and take away with you.

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Lancashire Encounter Artistic Commissions Call Out

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The deadline for proposals is 12 noon on Tuesday 26 June.

Discover a world of culture and creativity on your doorstep!

Taking place over the weekend of September 21 - 23 Preston city centre will be transformed into a vibrant hub of activity -including events taking place at the Harris.

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Family Egyptian Balcony Tour

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Saturday 23 June & 28 July
11.00 - 11.40am


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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COMICS: Autism Friendly Hour

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Monday 30 July and Monday 20 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 COMICS exhibition in your own way.

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Little Hands On

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Tuesdays 5 June & 3 July 
11.00am - 12.00pm

Every month epecially 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.

 

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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. Open to all. Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. You can check the Makerspace calendar here.

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