Half term heritage for kids

There’s lots going on for kids this February half-term at the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery in Bath.

roman baths
The Great Bath

All activities are included in the admission price – or free for Bath & North East Somerset residents with a Discovery Card.

Minerva’s Owl
Roman Baths
15-19 Feb, 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
Included in admission price. Free for local Discovery Card holders.

Why do we associate an owl with the goddess Minerva? Find out, and make a stick owl puppet, at the Roman Baths.

What can I make with a plastic bag?
Fashion Museum
15 Feb, 10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm
Included in admission price. Free for local Discovery Card holders.

Take a plastic bag and think creatively about how it could be made into an item of clothing. Use scissors, plastic bags, staplers and tape. Think: designer dress, waistcoat, trousers or even boots. Then strike a pose for the fashion slide show.

Me and my family
Victoria Art Gallery
17 Feb, 10am-11am and 11.30am-12.30pm

Grayson Perry murals at Bath’s Victoria Art Gallery.

Make a family collage using a variety of different materials. Suitable for 3 to 6 year olds.

Me and my world silhouette
19 February, 10am-11am and 11.30am-12.30pm
Victoria Art Gallery

Enjoy the gallery’s colourful Grayson Perry exhibition and make a self-portrait silhouette. Suitable for 5 to 11 year olds.

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