It’s that time of year again; winter is coming, Halloween is just around the corner and school’s out for half term. So with the warm weather officially storming off on its yearly tantrum, there’s no better time than now to tell you about all the incredible family events we’re inviting you to come and sink your teeth into.

There’s no denying that Minecraft has found a firm place in the hearts of kids and adults alike, providing a fleshed out virtual platform to build anything you can imagine - literally, if you think of it, you can build it. Well, we’re inviting you join us this Saturday for Do Something! Saturdays: Memorycraft, a free Minecraft-based workshop to explore the ideas of memory and place, which ties in nicely to our current exhibition Lesions in the Landscape. This Saturday will offer the chance to experiment with a handful of tech including Python, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi to look at connecting Minecraft to the real world. Booking is required, which you can do here, but its Minecraft! Need we say more?

We’ll let you off if Minecraft’s not your style, but what’ll you definitely love is the chance to revisit the magic of Neverland in 3D, am I right? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Join us as we bring back Joe Wright’s 2015 Pan, a skillfully told tale of Peter, a 12-year old orphan who’s whisked away to the fantastical world in a story that’ll be sure to take you by the hand and show you how Peter became the legend we all know and love. If you missed it during its initial run, then now’s the chance to be taken on a journey. Welcome to Neverland, book your ticket here.

Maybe you’re looking for something else? Well, we’re offering you the opportunity to join Maki, a young boy who upon fleeing from Africa, becomes friends with Zarafa the giraffe, crosses the desert and meets a pirate, all on an animated journey that leads him to Paris. If you’re interested in booking or finding out more, click here.


Whether it’s the workshop based around Minecraft, the visit to Neverland or befriending a giraffe, we’ve got a strong programme to keep you entertained during the half term. We look forward to seeing you.