October Half Term 2019

WANTED! Mini detectives are needed at The Postal Museum this October.

Our brand-new temporary exhibition – The Great Train Robbery: Crime & The Post – has led to some suspicious goings on at the museum. Luckily expert help is on hand. Take part in arts and crafts specials, thrilling storytelling sessions and our detective training trail.

    • Event
    • 21 October 2019
    • 11:30

    Storytelling: Mini Detective Tales

    Can you solve the mystery of driverless mail trains? Join us in a sensory storytelling session to hear about spooky goings on at Mail Rail.

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    • Event
    • 22 October 2019
    • 11:00

    Arts & Crafts: Crime Fighting Gadgets

    Design and build your own Inspector Gadget-style contraption from recycled materials.

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    • Family Event
    • 23 October 2019
    • 11:00

    Book Reading and Activities: The Great Brain Robbery

    Make your own sliding train greetings card, then hear the story of The Great Brain Robbery from author P.G. Bell and have your special copy signed.

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    • Event
    • 24 October 2019
    • 11:00

    Arts & Crafts: ‘WANTED’ Poster Making

    Create your own escapee character and print a ‘WANTED’ poster in this hands-on printing workshop.

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    • Event
    • 25 October 2019
    • 11:00

    Mini Detective Trail

    Are you ready to be a Post Office detective? We need your help to solve the clues in our gallery and find the culprit in our postal mystery!

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    • Event
    • 26 October 2019
    • 11:00

    Arts & Crafts: Mysterious Mail

    Make a sliding train postcard inspired by Agatha Christie stamp designs, and create your own railway mystery through carriage windows of your card.

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