February Half-Term 2019
Calling all (mini) engineers, inventors and daydreamers! We’re challenging kids to get their thinking caps on, while making and creating, with a February half-term bursting with activities all week long.
From arts and craft workshops and storytelling, to live performances and meeting people from the past, there’s loads of family friendly activities to get involved with.
New Mail Rail Family Trail
Launching just in time for half-term, a brand-new family trail is now available to pick up at The Postal Museum, taking wannabe engineers around the Mail Rail exhibition.Read more
Create a busy engineers toolbox with an illustrator
Little engineers are invited to come and make their very own Mail Rail toolbox with kids’ story book illustrator Salvatore Rubbino.Read more
Build your own Air Mail glider plane
Make and decorate your own mini-model glider plane at this drop-in arts and crafts session.Read more
In a spin: Arty painting workshop
Give spin painting a whirl and make beautiful paint patterns in this arts and crafts workshop.Read more
Mail Movers: Design and craft
Discover wacky and unusual vehicles used to transport the post – then design your own ultimate delivery vehicle in this fun design and craft session with artist Susie Foster.Read more
Victorian Thinking Cap: Top Hat making
Victorians were renowned for their outside-the-box inventions. Inspired by their fancy attire, make your own Victorian Top Hat ‘thinking cap’ in this drop-in crafts session.Read more
Gallery Performance: Inventor meet and greet
Meet the renowned Rowland Hill – the man whose idea of the Penny Black stamp changed communication all over the world.Read more
Storytelling Sunday: Mail Coach journey
In this interactive session, journey on board an imaginary Mail Coach. Adventurers will meet all sorts of characters and travel through the countryside before arriving in 18th century London town.Read more
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