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May Half Term at the River & Rowing Museum


Type:Participatory Event

Mill Meadows, Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BF

Tel: 01491 415600

May Half Term at the River & Rowing Museum


The museum provides a fun place to visit over the Spring Half Term.

As well as the Family Fun activities take a walk through the Wind in the Willows gallery. Join Ratty, Toad, Mole and Badger as they picnic by the river, whilst the wicked weasels ransack Toad Hall in this beautiful 3D exhibition that brings the children’s classic story vividly to life.

Ribbons & Rainbows

28th May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Make simple kaleidoscopes with mirror card and create a colourful rainbow fish mobile, with inspiration from the summer rainbow in our Siberechts painting.

4 – 7 yrs

Children under 7 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Child Workshop £8.50

Bags of Pattern

29th May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Use your imagination and fabric ink to block print a cotton bag with your own unique design inspired by the work of William Morris.

12 – 16 yrs

Child Workshop £8.50

River of Wander

30th May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Take a creative imaginary journey down the River Thames and explore the natural world and stories that inspired William Morris.  Make your own fishing game and add wildlife designs to our collaborative giant wallpaper.  Discover the legends of King Arthur and make a mini character to tell your own tale.  Guess the mystery objects from Victorian times and draw a bookmark with illuminated letters.  Where will the river take you...?

Free with admission

Prehistoric Pots

31st May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Make a clay pot decorated with your own story inspired by ancient animals and patterns.

7 – 11 yrs

Child Workshop £8.50

Guide Prices

Free with admission
Workshop ticket £8.50


Map & Directions

Opening Times

May Half Term (28 May 2019 - 31 May 2019)

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