Summer Holidays - Explore the World Week

Enjoy summer at the Great North Museum: Hancock with fun-filled events on a different theme each week of the holidays.

 

Dates

Tuesday 25 July - Thursday 27 July

Visitor information

Times and Locations

Tuesday 25 July
11am - 3pm
Hadrian's Wall gallery, ground floor

Wednesday 26 July
11am - 3pm
Clore suite, ground floor

Thursday 27 July
11am - 3pm
Throughout the museum


Price

Donations welcome (free entry). Drop in, no booking required.

About

Enjoy summer at the Great North Museum: Hancock with fun-filled events on a different theme each week of the holidays. Event days of each week are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

The holidays get underway with Explore the World Week. Join our Archaeology and World Cultures team to discover different ways of life from across the globe.


Tuesday 25 July
Object Handling

Come and find out about some of the more unusual objects from our World Cultures collections.

PLUS - meet the team from The Sill, the new visitor centre opening on Saturday 29 July. Use Google cardboard to take a virtual tour within the Northumberland National Park, discover some of the animals that live there, and learn about the unique qualities that make Northumberland so special.


Wednesday 26 July
Drum Workshops

Join in with percussionist Simon Wood as he leads sessions on drumming from around the world.


Thursday 27 July
Gallery trail

Take part in our gallery trail and discover our collections from around the world. Sweets to be won!