The Great British Summer

No matter the weather, celebrate the summer holidays with live music, barbecues, outdoor games and a fun-filled family programme inspired by the tradition of travelling to the seaside and The Great British Summer.

What's on

  • Opening Summer Weekend

    Join us on Saturday 20 July to kick off the summer holidays in our green courtyard. Enjoy live music, play outdoor games, feast on a sumptuous BBQ and help plant our urban garden.

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  • Family Activities

    From Punch and Judy hand puppet workshops and postcard making sessions to storytelling and a book signing, there’s something for kids of all ages.

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  • Courtyard BBQs

    Join us this summer for a series of sumptuous BBQs in our leafy courtyard come rain or shine.

    20 July, 4, 17, 26 & 31 August.

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  • The Counter Café Special Offers

    Kids Eat Free, ice cream heaven and much more. Stop by The Counter Café for special summer offers on fresh, seasonal food and expertly made barista coffee.

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Explore Online

    • blog
    • 05 July 2018

    The Seaside

    Glorious sunshine! Assistant Curator Georgina looks at stamp designs featuring the best of the seaside.

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    • blog
    • 02 July 2019

    Cricket – A Summer Game

    July marks the final of the Cricket World Cup. Take a look at this traditional British sport through stamps.

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