Tiny Sparks: Lets go to the circus!

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Play session for under 5s to learn about science and circus

Tiny Sparks 2


Wednesday 7 November

Wednesday 14 November

Wednesday 21 November

Wednesday 28 November

Wednesday 5 December

Wednesday 12 December

Wednesday 19 December

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£3.50 per child


£21 for all 7 sessions 

This event is suitable for children aged 2 – 4 with an accompanying adult.

There are 12 spaces for children in each session, but each ticket is for one child and one accompanying adult. 

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Tiny Sparks is an award-winning weekly play session for young children to investigate science and the Discovery Museum's collection. Come and sing, play, make stuff and have fun!

Spark your children’s imaginations with stories about science and curious objects. This is an opportunity for tiny engineering, inventing, discovering, designing and investigating.

Build their aspirations, expand horizons and dream big dreams for who they could be in the future!

This half term the Circus is coming to town! Explore the colourful characters of the circus, investigate the science behind the shows and get your creative circus hat on!

Sessions are £3.50 per child or £21 for all 7 sessions on Wednesday mornings 10:30-11:30 on 7, 14, 21 & 28 November, 5, 12 & 19 December.

This event is part of Play + Invent, Discovery Museum's new family programme for budding inventors, designers and makers! For more information visit www.discoverymuseum.org.uk/play-invent

“A superb introduction to gender equality, science history and women's history… making a real difference in the way that children and young people view the world….A wonderful example of a museum team thinking outside the box.”    
2017 Women’s History Network Community History Prize panel