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More details - The Earth's Environments
Join us for a week of wonder as we explore the Earth’s environments through arts and crafts. We will be making clay volcanoes, marbled moonlight scenes and Ice Cave Carry Lanterns.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Today, Mon 18 Feb to Sat 23 Feb

More details - Behind The Scenes Family Store Tour
Join our Curator for a 30 minute behind the scenes tour of our Natural History store, where you will encounter fossils, mammals, birds and insects. This is a rare opportunity for family groups to see objects from our collection not on display in the museum.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Mon 18 Feb 19

More details - Animal Face Painting
Tuesday 19 February, Tuesday 16th April, Tuesday 23rd April With an exhibition full of amazing animals we couldn’t resist the chance to transform faces into terrific tigers, beautiful butterflies and more. Be sure to get your face painted as part of your visit.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Tue 19 Feb, Tue 16 Apr

More details - Sketching Masterclass - Charcoal & Pastels
Extend your art skills with this masterclass Led by our learning team, we explore our Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition and discover the beauty of the earth’s environments in this Landscape focused workshop.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry
Thu 21 Feb 19

More details - Sensory Stories And Rhymes
Weekly | Tuesdays (Coventry term time only) 10:30am - 11:00am & 11:30am - 12:00pm   Explore our collections through song, stories, movement and sensory play. Sessions take place in different galleries each week.  Please ask at reception when you arrive to find out what space we will be in.
Jordan Well Coventry
Tue 26 Feb, Tue 5 Mar, Thu 7 Mar, Tue 12 Mar, Tue 19 Mar, Tue 26 Mar

More details - Mini Makers
  Creative fun for little hands and feet in these informal drop in art sessions. These sessions will expose little ones to early mark making, enabling them to develop good concentration, muscle control and encourage their imaginations. Arrive anytime and be prepared to get messy!
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Jordan Well Coventry
Thu 7 Mar, Thu 4 Apr

More details - Lanchester Interactive Archive Family Open Day
Join Coventry’s most brilliant scientist for a day of discovering, experimenting, building and testing!
Lanchester Interactive Archive Frederick Lanchester Library Gosford Street Coventry
Tue 19 Feb 19

More details - Billionaire Boy
One-day factory worker Len Spud invents a new loo roll “Bum Fresh – wet on one side, dry on the other”. The wiping-wonder is an instant hit. Len, and his son Joe, become overnight billionaires, turning their lives upside down.
Belgrade Theatre Belgrade Square Coventry
Wed 20 Feb 19 to Sat 23 Feb

More details - February Half Term Family Craft Activities: Saturday Engineers
Get inventive and engineer the next Taxi for Coventry. Use our challenge sets, test your model and improve it.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Coventry
Today, Sat 23 Feb

More details - February Half Term Family Craft Activities: Made in Coventry - Taxi
10.30am - 15.30pm £3 per child (Cash only) Explore the story of the London Taxi in Coventry. Make your own taxi to take home and have a go at making it run with a battery powered motor.   Drop-in. Booking is not required. Dseigned for age 5+, all ages welcome.
Coventry Transport Museum Millennium Place Hales Street Coventry
Mon 18 Feb 19 to Fri 22 Feb

More details - February Half Term Family Craft Activities: Made in Coventry - Taxis
Explore the story of the London Taxi in Coventry. Make your own taxi to take home and have a go at making it run with a battery powered motor.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales St
Mon 18 Feb 19 to Fri 22 Feb

More details - Mini Museum Engineers - Tool Skills
Enjoy playing with real tools. Practice your skills with hammers, nuts and bolts, screws and screwdrivers to make engineering masterpieces.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Coventry
Wed 27 Feb, Wed 10 Apr

More details - Mini Museum Engineers - Run the Worlds
Become a marble run engineer and build a giant marble run and a lot of little ones to test with marbles, balls and other rolling things.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Coventry
Wed 6 Mar

More details - Mini Museum Engineers - Run the Worlds
10.30am - 11.30am £2 per child Become a marble run engineer and build a giant marble run and a lot of little ones to test with marbles, balls and other rolling things. Drop-in. Booking is not required. Please ask at Reception for the exact location of the session. Designed  for ages 2-5.
Coventry Transport Museum Millennium Place Hales Street Coventry
Wed 6 Mar 19

More details - Mini Museum Engineers - British Science Week Special - Robots/Coding
Ready, steady, engineer! For this special session we will get our Mini Museum Engineers thinking about making robots, robot language and moving robots.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Coventry
Wed 13 Mar 19

More details - Dad’s Days Out – British Science Week Special– Robots - Motors
Join us to celebrate British Science Week with this special edition of Dad’s Days Out. We are exploring this year’s theme of journeys by investigating how machines move. Motors, robots and engines will be explored, tested and made to move, with your help.
Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Coventry
Sat 16 Mar 19

More details - Tarzanna
A jungle adventure packed with playful aerial and acrobatic brilliance, interactive fun and puppetry.Anna likes things to be in order but her neat world is turned upside down when she is magically transported to the rainforest.
The Albany Theatre Albany Road Coventry
Sun 10 Mar 19

More details - Yamato Drummers of Japan: Jhonetsu "Passion"
Following their hugely successful tour in 2017, the Yamato Drummers are returning to the UK by popular demand. Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe.
Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick Coventry
Tue 19 Feb 19

More details - Nick Sharratt's Right Royal Drawalong
A family-friendly, fun filled draw-along for everyone aged six and above. Join acclaimed children’s writer and illustrator Nick Sharratt and draw along with him!
Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick Coventry
Sun 3 Mar 19

More details - Romeo and Juliet - Mad Blood Stirring
China Plate and Contender Charlie will be touring theatres with a new adaptation of Romeo and Juliet for upper KS2 and lower KS3 pupils, their teachers and their families. Narrated by the Friar speaking in modern English, Romeo and Juliet – Mad Blood Stirring will include striking visual effects and live music.
Warwick Arts Centre
Sat 9 Mar 19

More details - Fagin's Twist
Avant Garde mix contemporary hip hop, music and story to re-tell this much loved classic. Presenting Dickens’ Oliver Twist in a new light, Tony Adigun’s choreography flips your expectations of five familiar characters, in a world that’s not so far from our own.
Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick Coventry
Wed 13 Mar 19

More details - Frosty Fairies and Wintry Wizards (2+)
Come with us as we journey to help the frosty fairies in our magic woods, can you make a wintry wizard magic potion?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry,
Mon 18 Feb 19

More details - Teeny Tiny Den Building (2-5)
Why should den building be just for the older kids?! Head out and help us make dens for teddies and maybe even a toddler or two.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry,
Mon 18 Feb 19

More details - Hibernating Hedgehogs (2+)
Find out about hedgehogs and their night time lives, what do they eat? Where are they in winter? Plus make a mud hedgehog too!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry,
Tue 19 Feb 19

More details - Den building (5+)
Would you be able to survive outside this winter? Come find out as you discover how to make a survival den in the woods, to keep warm and sheltered away from the cold.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry,
Tue 19 Feb 19

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