3 - 12 April 2024
The Postal Museum
Included in museum ticket

Channel your inner designer this Easter Holiday with an inventive family programme designed to unleash new ideas. Take part in a range of crafts inspired by the postal uniforms in our special exhibition, Dressed to Deliver.

Three small children dressed in red and blue postal worker costumes, standing in a museum gallery.
A mother and daughter doing arts and crafts activities around a table.
A father and son sit in a carriage on a miniature green train, smiling.
A family doing an arts and crafts activity around a table with pieces of multicoloured paper.
A boy holding a blue piece of paper at a pneumatic tube station.

What’s on

All activities are included with museum admission along with a ride on Mail Rail, our underground postal railway. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis and children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Mini Designers: Design your own postie boardgame

Wednesday 3, Thursday 4 & Friday 5 April
10:00-16:00, drop-in
Best for children aged 5-11 and their families
Takes place in the Mail Rail depot

Come rain or shine posties pull on their uniform and deliver the mail facing challenges along the way. From crossing rivers and climbing steep hills to wading through the snow, rain, sleet and ice.

Join us in this fun workshop to create your own postal round boardgame using a range of craft materials and recycled resources. Make sure your postie has the uniform they need to help them on their way!


Mini Designers: Design your own postal worker security badge

Tuesday 9 April
10:00-16:00, drop-in
Best for children aged 5-11 and their families
Takes place in the Mail Rail depot

Posties would wear security badges on their uniforms to show who they were. Use craft resources to design your own badge.


Mini Creators: Learn how to sew a patch

Wednesday 10, Thursday 11 & Friday 12 April
10:00-16:00, drop-in
Best for children aged 5-11 and their families
Takes place in the Mail Rail depot

Posties take pride in looking smart so when a button or badge needs attaching, out comes the needle and thread!

Unleash your creativity and learn how to sew a patch inspired by the techniques used by posties to stay smart. Share in the care of clothing repair!

 

Enjoy a 45-minute session in our play area for children 8 and under.

Sorted! The Postal Play Space

 

 

  • “A must-see for adults and children alike”

    Graeme, TripAdvisor

  • “Loads of fun interactive things for kids of all ages”

    Sarah, Google Reviews