Travel Through Time at Newry MuseumNewry Museum will host arts and craft summer workshops for children from the 29th of July until the 2nd of August.

The Workshops are inspired by the Museum’s main and temporary exhibitions.

Over the five days the children will have fun creating their own historical masterpieces while learning about life in Ireland, from the Vikings to World War Two.

They will make their own weapons and pendants, treasure chests, write secret messages in invisible ink and build their own theatre, complete with a cast of puppets and even meet characters from history!

The workshops will take place from – 1pm.

You can pay a daily rate of £2.50 or £10 for all five. Numbers are limited to 20 and children must be aged 7 and older. 

Parents are encouraged to stay, but it is not essential. Children must be dressed for mess. If you wish to book or you require more information please telephone 028 3031 3178.

Commenting on the week’s activities Noreen Cunningham, Museum Curator said, “The children will create unique pieces of art inspired by the rich heritage of Newry and Mourne that is on display, including the new temporary exhibition The Performing Arts in Newry and Mourne”.

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