Sea Dragons of Street – Roarsome Craft Activities

This Halloween half term will see the return of the Sea Dragons and they have created some Dino-mite activities to delight and amaze!

There will be FREE craft sessions available all day, every day, upstairs in our Barn, where you will also get the chance to meet Doreen the Sea Dragon.

We are excited to announce pre-bookable craft sessions being held in the main house. These sessions are being run in partnership with Big Lovely Mess and our very own local shadow puppet ninja, Jane Paterson.

 

Sea Dragon Shadow Puppet Theatre

After visiting our FREE Sea Dragons exhibition, book yourself on to one of these roar-mazing workshops which will finish in a special performance (if you want!).
This Half Term, experience the magic of bringing the Jurassic World to life in our interactive led shadow puppet theatre workshops. You will craft your very own shadow puppet, with help and guidance from the roar-some Jane Paterson who is a puppet master!
Sessions are available as follows:
  • Tuesday 30th October              2pm to 3pm
  • Wednesday 31st October         11am to 12pm AND 2pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 1st November            2pm to 3pm
  • Friday 2nd November               11am to 12pm
  • Friday 2nd November                2pm SPECIAL FINALE: Free session to come back to perform – see below
ALL CRAFT SESSIONS WILL BE CHARGED ON THE DOOR AT £3.00 per child (CASH ONLY), but should be booked in advance using our contact form below.
The puppet making will last for an hour, with an optional informal fun performance for parents at the end of each session, culminating in a special FREE finale session on Friday 2nd November at 2pm, when you will be invited back for a more guided performance session.
Refreshments and snacks will be provided (with parental/guardian supervision).

Junk Modelling

Discover sensational sea dragons, amazing ammonites and prehistoric plesiosaurs and make your very own junk model to take home with you with the roar-mazing Emma from Big Lovely Mess.

Immerse yourself in the marine world of the age of the sea dragons this October where you will set your imagination alight in creating fantastical models from a load of old junk! Up-cycling amazingness!!

Sessions are available as follows:
  • Tuesday 30th October            10.30am – 12Noon
  • Thursday 1st November         10.30am – 12Noon
ALL CRAFT SESSIONS WILL BE CHARGED ON THE DOOR AT £3.00 per child (CASH ONLY), but should be booked in advance using our contact form below.
The junk model making will last for an hour, with free materials included.
Refreshments and snacks will be provided (with parental/guardian supervision).

BOOKING

Jurassic Somerset: Community Mural

Saturday 3rd November 2018
10am to 1pm

Bring the past to life with this FREE drop-in craft session to help us create a Jurassic Mural based on our Sea Dragons. Anyone can come and take part, in fact, the more the merrier!

The session will take place in the main house and will be led by Emma from Big Lovely Mess.

Refreshments available.

Essential Details

The exhibition will be open to the public from Monday 19 to Saturday 24 February 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm.

Entrance to the exhibition and some activities is free, but donations towards the care and future display of the fossils would be gratefully received.

Pre-booked session should be paid for on the day (Cash only).

All monies raised will be donated towards the ongoing care and conservation of the fossils!

Maximum of 10-12 children per session.

Parents must stay for all craft sessions. 

 

To find us: The Grange is opposite the restaurant terrace of Clarks Village, accessed via Car Park 4 (The Grange). Please DO NOT use the postcode as there is no entry via Farm Road.

For more details contact us or ring the Alfred Gillett Trust 01458 444060.