Hands on History

Hands on History

Bringing history to life through participatory activities aimed at the whole family.

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  • Tuesday 2 September
  • Family exploring Dove Cottage

    TUE 2 SEP

    Summer Treasure Trail

    Dove Cottage, Ambleside

    Run by: The Wordsworth Trust

    The Treasure Trails encourage families to explore Dove Cottage, the Wordsworth Museum and the gardens. Solve the riddles or find the lo…

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    TUE 2 SEP

    Dinosaurs Unleashed

    The Eden Project, St Austell

    Run by: Eden Project

    This summer's wildest experience, and a beast of a day out! Step back in time 67 million years and come face to face with a lost world …

  • photogrpah of australian imperial force on the...

    TUE 2 SEP

    FREE

    Lunchtime Talk: Letters Home

    Bantock House Museum, Wolverhampton

    Run by: Bantock House Museum

    A talk with Q and A focusing on First World War letters.

  • Children listening to a story

    TUE 2 SEP

    Summer Storytelling on Brownsea Island

    Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour

    Run by: National Trust - Brownsea Island

    Take a break from your exploits around the island and listen to some island adventure stories. Every Tuesday throughout the summer holi…

  • Cannon at Fort William

    TUE 2 SEP

    Stories of The Fort

    Tourist Information Centre, Fort William

    Run by: The Highland Council

    Join the ranger on a circular walk from Fort William to Inverlochy.

  • Images of First World War toys.

    TUE 2 SEP

    FREE

    Toys from the First World War - Discover and Make

    Norfolk Record Office, Norwich

    Run by: Norfolk Record Office

    What did children play with during the First World War?

  • Gallery tours at Bankfiled Museums

    TUE 2 SEP

    First World War Gallery Tours

    Bankfield Museum, Halifax

    Run by: Bankfield Museum

    Part of the First World War centenary commemorations.

  • Poppy

    TUE 2 SEP

    The Only Road for an English Man

    London Transport Museum, London

    Run by: London Transport Museum

    First World War Propaganda Posters.

  • photograph of London Motor Bus in WW1

    TUE 2 SEP

    First World War Propaganda Posters

    London Transport Museum, London

    Run by: London Transport Museum

    Part of the First World War centenary commemorations.

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