Museums, for an educational day out, across England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales
With just 2 week to go, New Lanark prepares to turn their Exhibition Gallery into the home of the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry. Scots have migrated all over the world and have often had a profound impact on the areas where they settled. The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry project brings together stories from such communities, documenting their Scottish connections in 305 embroidered panels.
The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are inviting mums to enjoy a day out as their guest on Mothering Sunday, 31 March, when accompanied by another full-paying visitor. This free entry offer includes Blists Hill Victorian Town, Coalport China Museum, Jackfield Tile Museum, Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Museum of The Gorge and Enginuity.
Exploration, navigation and discovery are the key themes for 2019 at Penshurst Place and Gardens when it opens for the season in the February half term week with an enjoyable and educational ‘Around the World’ trail. Visitors can learn about some of the technology used in these early embarkments as they trek around the ancient grounds and use their best sleuthing skills to find all 8 pieces of hidden equipment and unravel the riddles within!
Travel Around The World garden trail
16th - 24th February, 10.30am until dusk
Perth's merchants and craftspeople are being celebrated in a new summer exhibition which digs deep into the history of the city.
By Hammer and Hand, running from June 30 to September 30 at Perth Museum and Art Gallery, is free and brings to life the people who formed the backbone of Perth's economy. The exhibition draws on archives, artwork and significant objects which bring their history and importance to life.