For Families

artyEvents & Activities for Families
Take a look here for our special family events - from Little Hands On for the under fives, to Arty Workshops for ages 5-12, there's something for everybody to see and do! 

Little Hands On

Little Hands On logo

First Tuesday of every month
Next one 7 May
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.

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Writing: Making Your Mark: Pop-up Exhibition Opening Event

 Schoolchilds homework in Greek on a wax tablet © British Library

Friday 26 April
3pm - 5pm
You are invited to attend the opening of this exhibition and the newly refurbished Heritage Reading Room (previously Community History).Refreshments will be provided. Come along and be part of a nationwide conversation on the origins, means and future of writing.

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Harris Code Club

Coding on screen

Sunday 5 May
Join @all_about_code for our monthly Harris Code Club! This club is aimed at children aged 7 years and over, but everyone is welcome to join in (including adults!). In this first session you can have a go at coding to create games, music, hack Minecraft and even control NeoPixel.

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Meet the author: Onjali Rauf

Making Your Mark Poster

Saturday 8 June
Times to be announced
We are excited to welcome author of The Boy at the Back of the Class and winner of The Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2019 and Blue Peter Book Award 2019, Onjali Rauf.

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Look & Learn: Calligraphy Talks, Demonstrations and Workshops

Writing - Making Your Mark

Wednesday 26 June (National Writing day)
Join Calligraphy Lancashire for a series of talks and demonstrations looking into the beautiful world of calligraphy.

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