Events & Activities


Family Activities

Summer 2017 Holiday Activities

Japanese Lantern

Friday 4 August

1pm - 3pm

Decorate a Japanese  lantern template to hang on your bedroom wall.


Blossom book marks

Wednesday 9 August

1pm - 3pm

Decorate a beautiful bookmark to keep your page.


Dragon Wings

Friday 11 August

1pm - 3pm

Design your own wings to transform you into a dragon.


Samurai Hand Puppets

Wednesday 16 August

1pm - 3pm

Bring your imagination to life by making a samurai hand puppet.


Blossom Tree Painting

Friday 18 August

1pm - 3pm

Draw around your hand to make a tree trunk then decorate your tree with paint. It might be messy!


Wall Hangings

Wednesday 23 August

1pm - 3pm

Decorate a wall hanging with Japanese symbols  and hang on show in your home.


Geisha Masks

Friday 18 August

1pm - 3pm

Have fun creating a Geisha mask for your dressing up box.


NOTE: Unless otherwise stated, activities run from 1pm to 3pm and carry a charge of £1 per child to cover the cost of materials.

SORRY NO ORGANISED GROUPS ALLOWED. We regret that these are family events we do not have the capacity to accommodate any child minding or organised groups.

All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult to gain entry to the museum.

For further details of activities call the main reception number 01642 813781.


Try our Trails

50p each, available from Museum Reception, small prize on completion.


Catch the Creatures

Can you help us identify and locate each creature using the pictures provided there are 15 to find within the museum galleries.


Find the Faces

Using the pictures provided find the 15 faces within the museum.


I Spy Trail

Your challenge is to find 26 objects within the museum begining with all the letters of the alphabet.


Linthorpe Art Pottery Trail

An outdoor 20 minute stroll from the Dorman Museum to the site of the original Linthorpe Pottery highlighting buildings and places of interest from the late 1800s.

pictures of the museum exterior
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