Exhibition

**Temporary exhibition**

Until 2 June 2019 Circus! Show of Shows
Celebrate 250 years of circus in Great Britain through rare memorabilia and original props at this new exhibition.

Delve into the drama of the big top and explore the incredible stories behind the spectacle. With wondrous surprises for all ages, including family activities this October half term.

DATES: Until 2 June 2019
TIME: Weekdays: 10am-4pm | Weekends: 11am-4pm
PRICE: Donations welcome (free entry)

Events

All event tickets bookable online at discoverymuseum.org.uk

Thursday 7 February, 11am | 2pm
Stitches in Time Tour

This curator-led tour will give you a sneak peek into the vast vintage costume store at Discovery Museum, with a look at changing fashion trends through the decades.

DATES: Thursday 7 February
TIME: 11am | 2pm
PRICE: £4 per person. Book online at discoverymuseum.org.uk or email info@discoverymuseum.org.uk

Monday 11 February, 11am | 1pm
Tour of the Archives in Discovery Museum

Have you ever fancied peeking into our treasure trove of historical documents? Join us and discover documents that range from the 12th to 21st centuries.

DATES: Monday 11 February
TIME: 11am | 1pm
PRICE: £4 per person Book online at discoverymuseum.org.uk or email archives@twmuseums.org.uk or phone (0191) 277 2248.

**February half term**

Roll up, roll up to Discovery Museum this half term and clown around with some comical craft challenges, circus skills and sing-a-long to screenings of The Greatest Showman.  

Monday 18 February, 11am
Relaxed Circus Skills workshop with Circurama
A relaxed session for people with autism, learning disabilities or sensory and communication disorders, along with their families and carers.

Try your hand at juggling, plate spinning, twirling diabolos, hula-hoops and more.

DATES: Monday 18 February
TIME: 11am
PRICE: £3 per person.


Monday 18 February, 11.45am | 12.30 | 1.30 | 2 | 2.30pm
Circus Skills workshop with Circurama
Try your hand at juggling, plate spinning, twirling diabolos, hula-hoops and more.

DATES: Monday 18 February
TIME: 11.45am | 12.30 | 1.30 | 2 | 2.30pm
PRICE: £6 per adult + child (admits 2). £3 per additional adult/child ticket

Tuesday 19& Thursday 21 February, 10am-2pm (drop-in)Discovery Days: Clown crafts
Have-a-go at making your very own clown hat or create your own squirting flower to trick your friends and family.

DATES: Tuesday 19& Thursday 21 February
TIME: 10am-2pm (drop-in)
PRICE: £1.50 per person. Additional free crafts available

Tuesday 19 & Wednesday 20February, 10.15 | 11.15am | 1.15 | 2.15pmClown Car Racer Challenge
We’re looking for the ultimate clown car – the faster and funnier the better. Are you up for the challenge?

Families will work together to create a crazy air powered model car and test how far their madcap creations can go, when put to the test in our Great Hall.

DATES: Tuesday 19 & Wednesday 20February
TIME: 10.15 | 11.15am | 1.15 | 2.15pm
PRICE: £6 per family (5 people per team, including at least 1 adult)


Friday 22, 1.45pm & Saturday 23 February, 11am | 1.45pm
The Greatest Showman: Sing-a-long family film screening

This half-term, we’re showing this family favourite on the big screen in our majestic Great Hall.  Includes circus performers, face painting, singing and a whole lot of fun!

The Greatest Showman is a bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life.

DATES: Friday 22 & Saturday 23 February
TIME: Friday, 1.45pm & Saturday, 11am | 1.45pm
PRICE: Adult (17 an over) £8.75. Child (2-16 years) £6.75. Free child place (children aged 2 and under)

Friday 22 February, 11am
Relaxed Sing-a-long family film screening – The Greatest Showman
A relaxed performance for people with autism, learning disabilities or sensory and communication disorders, along with their families and carers.

This half-term, we’re showing this family favourite on the big screen in our majestic Great Hall.  Includes circus performers, face painting, singing and a whole lot of fun!

The Greatest Showman is a bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life.

DATES: Friday 22 February
TIME: 11am
PRICE: Adult (17 an over) £8.75. Child (2-16 years) £6.75. Free child place (children aged 2 and under)

Details correct at time of print. See website for all latest event information.