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Children & Families

Family Make Date Event


Story of Mum Family Make Date

Saturday 11 May / 12 – 4pm


A fun-filled day programmed by Story of Mum duo Pippa and Penny Best.  Drop-in and take part in a variety of activities and share a celebratory day with all the family.  Become part of the touring exhibition by adding your voice, face or creation! The day includes:


12pm – Puppet stories with London based Baobab puppeteers; Hear the story of Boipusa and the Grumpy Green Giant, take part, play an instrument,  participate and make your own puppet. 


1pm – Children’s snacks will be provided and a free cuppa for adults too. Stay and try out a range of free family activities. 


1-3pm – Upstairs: Inspired by Story of Mum’s new logo Mini Makers encourages you to make your very own hot air balloon.  With artist Emma Wilde on hand to help you, take up the family challenge to design and make your own balloon and help it fly.


2pm – Downstairs:  Make a wish for our balloon to lift off and try out our ‘Mama Mash-up collage’. Make a book cover for the story of your life!


3pm – Join our photo gallery by taking part in ‘I'm a Mum and a…?' Enjoy a free tea and cake.


Visit the Story of Mum touring exhibition in the Project Space.



May 2013