Kids discover a world of fun for half-term

ndet 95820  Science workshop at the Erewash museum  l to r  Caladesi Rose,Jack Queenan,Tasha Gadsby,Mackensie Rose
ndet 95820 Science workshop at the Erewash museum l to r Caladesi Rose,Jack Queenan,Tasha Gadsby,Mackensie Rose

HUNDREDS of children enjoying their half-term holidays visited Erewash Museum to take part in free activities.

The musuem, just off the Market Place, hosted a discovery-themed week with arts and crafts and a science day where children signed up to take part in experiments.

ndet 95821 Science workshop at the Erewash museum  l to r Brandon Morris,Tasha Gadsby

ndet 95821 Science workshop at the Erewash museum l to r Brandon Morris,Tasha Gadsby

Sublime Science, which has been featured on TV, ran the workshops that involved children taking the hands-on approach.

Cllr Mike Wallis, Erewash Borough Council’s lead member for culture and leisure, said: “Science and the whole world of discovery is such fun and so exciting for young people.

“I am delighted that our museum provided a whole week of activities on this theme. It was extremely popular.”

n Henry VIII will be making an appearance at Erewash Museum on Saturday.

ndet 95818   Science workshop at the Erewash museum  l to r Daniel Fletcher,Mark Wadey,Antony Hodson,Amelia Etienne

ndet 95818 Science workshop at the Erewash museum l to r Daniel Fletcher,Mark Wadey,Antony Hodson,Amelia Etienne

Medieval re-enactors, Tudor dancers and traditional tunes from the Aitone Early Music Group are also on offer.

The event runs from 11am to 3pm and refreshments will be available courtesy of the Friends of Erewash Museum in the Hayloft throughout the day.

Cllr Mike Wallis, said: “This will be another wonderful family day out, full of authentic Tudor entertainment – and all for free. I know everyone who goes along will love the journey back in time and will delight in seeing Henry VIII hold court at our award-winning museum.”

ndet 95819  Science workshop at the Erewash museum  l to r Sophie Tilley,Joseph Fletcher

ndet 95819 Science workshop at the Erewash museum l to r Sophie Tilley,Joseph Fletcher