Build a Summer of Fun - Discovery Days

Drop-in family craft activities during the summer holidays

Discovery days


Tuesday 23 July

Thursday 25 July

Tuesday 30 July

Thursday 1 August

Tuesday 6 August

Thursday 8 August

Tuesday 13 August

Thursday 15 August

Tuesday 20 August

Thursday 22 August

Tuesday 27 August

Thursday 29 August

Visitor Information


10am - 2pm (drop-in)


£1.50 (free crafts also available)


Enjoy craft sessions exploring a new theme every week, including LEGO®, slime jars, sun-catchers and 'back to school' kit.

23 & 25 July: Reactions
Learn all about the science behind slime and, of course, make your very own slime to take away.

30 July & 1 August: Fun in the Sun
This week we are thinking all about light. Make your very own Kaleidoscopes or a LEGO® themed sun catcher.

6 & 8 August: Liquid Science

Explore how inventor Lord William Armstrong made things move using hydraulics. Experiment with Lego cranes and making your own hydraulic card.

13 & 15 August: Robots

Decorate your own walking robot and race it along our track. Have a go at creating your own foil embossed robot.

20 & 22 August: Light and Sound

Fashion your very own light-up bracelet using simple circuits, write secret messages and create castanets.

27 & 29 August: Back to School

Get ready to go back to school by personalising your own pencil case and creating a magnetic bookmark.