Half-term magic at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
A magic, mystical adventure awaits this October half-term as Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery invites you to celebrate Museums at Night with a host of magical events.
Visitors will have the chance to make a magic wand or witches broom, explore the art of potion making and spell writing, experience magic shows and a host of magical creatures.
At 5pm on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 October 2018, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets will be screened on the Balcony giving visitors and their families the perfect museum setting to sit back and relax.
Lezley Picton, Shropshire Council’s Cabinet member for culture and leisure, said:
“Last year’s Museums are Magic weekend proved to be hugely popular among families so it’s fantastic to see Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery running this event again.
“Museums are Magic offers families a different, but wonderful and interactive way to engage with the Museum and its collections, and this year there will be magical adventures throughout the October half-term week.
“Last year’s event saw the Museum bustling with magical activity so I would encourage families to pay a visit.”
You can view prices and book your tickets for Museums are Magic online here or by popping into the Visitor Information Centre as you enter the Museum.
Following the Museums are Magic weekend, lots of fun magical craft activities will be available every day from Monday 29 October until Sunday 4 November 2018 plus a special Halloween Lego® workshop where you can create a spooky castle.
Saturday 27 October – Rob Chapman
Experience marvellous magic shows with magician Rob Chapman at 11am and 2pm (shows last one hour)
Sunday 28 October – Magical Creatures
Magical Creatures with ‘Animal Man’ Simon Airey at 11am and 12pm (shows last one hour)
Monday 29 October – Sunday 4 November
Drop in for magical crafts which will be available every day!
Wednesday 31 October – Lego® Spooky Castles
Join us for a special Halloween LEGO® workshop and create a spooky castle.
LEGO® maestro Rob Spinks from ‘Bricks n’ Tricks’ will guide you through the build and light up your castle at the end of the workshop!
You find more information by visiting http://www.shrewsburymuseum.org.uk/events/.