Easter fun at city museums!

The Roman Baths.
The Roman Baths.

Children can spring into action with a range of fun Easter holiday activities organised by Bath & North East Somerset Council-run museums. The Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery are all putting on a number of events between Monday 25 March and Thursday 4 April, 2013.

The Roman Baths is holding the family drop-in sessions “Lighting up Spring” where people can make a Roman lamp out of clay on Monday 25 March: 10am-1pm & 2pm-4pm.

At the Fashion Museum children can make hats which are full of the joys of spring with the “Senationally Spring-like” sessions which run on Tuesday 26 March: 10.30am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-3.30pm.

Admission to Bath & North East Somerset Council’s family drop-in events at the Roman Baths and Fashion Museum is free to local residents on production of a Discovery Card. Normal entry prices apply to everyone else.

At the Victoria Art Gallery “Spring Surprise” is an active art session for ages 3-11 and runs on Thursday 28 March: 10.30am-12noon & 1.30-3pm. Children can enjoy the wonders of early spring at the Gallery.

Also at the Gallery is “A Spring Landscape” for ages 3-11 on Thursday 4 April: 10.30am-12noon & 1.30pm-3pm. Youngsters can spot the seasonal changes in the Gallery’s displays and be inspired to create landscapes full of spring colours.

All the Easter events at the Victoria Art Gallery cost £4 per child and must be booked in advance on 01225 477233. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Residents of Bath and North East Somerset can apply for a Discovery Card by taking along two forms of ID to the following Council buildings: the Roman Baths; Riverside in Keynsham; The Hollies in Midsomer Norton and the One Stop Shop on Manvers Street in Bath.

For more details of heritage events including listings, the online leaflet and website links for the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery, visitwww.bathnes.gov.uk/heritageevents or pick up a leaflet in your local library.