Travel through time with our family activities.
Our Time Travel Club family events are a great way for you and your children to learn and have fun.
From the Tudors to Second World War spies, find out about the fascinating and unique stories that make up the history of our nation. Interact with astonishing original records from our collection and enjoy creative craft activities as a family.
Sensory Storytelling: Summer holidays (0-3 years)
Friday 22 July, 10:30
Dani the Storyteller will use music, play, props and toys to excite and stimulate your child’s senses whilst going on an imaginary summer holiday adventure! This session is inspired by pictures from the archive collection.
Craft Club (all ages)
Tuesday 9 August, 11:00 – 14:00
Tuesday 16 August 11:00 – 14:00
Get creative during the summer holidays! Come along to create and decorate a variety of crafts during these free drop-in events.
Sensory Storytelling: Alice in Wonderland (0-3 years)
Friday 23 September, 10:30
Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s beloved story, join us for a special storytelling for babies and toddlers age 0-3.
Dani the Storyteller will use music, play, props and toys to excite and stimulate your child’s senses whilst going on a wonderful adventure into Alice in Wonderland.
Activities to watch and try at home
We have a wide variety of family activities including online Tots storytelling videos, Craft Club videos and activities which tie into national initiatives, such as the Big Draw and Arts Award.
Time Travel TV
Discover our huge selection of Time Travel TV videos. Our TV series encourages viewers to explore archive documents from home with the guidance of members of the Education team. Throughout the series, you will learn about famous historical events and people, as well as the unusual documents we keep in our collection.
Each episode is completed with exciting follow-up activities, including a detective-based enquiry exploring other documents in our collection, and themed crafts.