Monday, 22 May 2017

Timelines and treasures

Timelines and treasures
family events in the summer mid-term holiday 
changing tools over time from the Museum colection


Everything changes: plants, animals, clothes, tools...from dinosaurs to arrowheads, shoes to spaceships. Join artists from Buxton Museum to design your own timeline of a changing world. You might follow evolving elephants, growing tadpoles or elegant fashions. Draw your ideas onto your own Timeline Frieze to take home

Where: Buxton Library, Kents Bank Rd, Buxton, SK17 9HW
When: Thursday 1st June
Times: 10.30 - 12.30 and 1.30 - 3.30
Costs: this event is free, materials are provided just drop by and join in - allow 45 minutes for your frieze

an elephant timeline

Pop-up Museum
On Friday 2nd, we're popping-up at the National Trust's beautiful Ilam Park...
What treasures do you see at Ilam? What wonders can you find? Join the team from Buxton Museum and make your own Cabinet of Curiosity - your own little portable museum to take away. there will be real bones and fossils to hold and identify as well as other times from the Museum collection
Free activity (but NT car park charges apply)
Donations welcome
Dogs on leads welcome
No booking needed

Where: Ilam, National Trust: Ilam Park, Ashbourne, DE6 2AZ
When: Friday 2nd June
Times: 11am - 3pm
Part of the Trust’s “5 things to do before you’re 11 3/4”

These two events are aimed at families but everyone is welcome.
Children under 7 need to bring a grown-up with them
Both these events are part of Buxton Museum and Art Gallery’s Collections in the Landscape Project
The new events programme can be found at

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