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Awesome Armies

Learn about the Chinese terracotta army, and make your own terracotta warrior from clay.

02 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Terrible Teeth

Find out why many Ancient Egyptians had terrible teeth and make a set of chompers from plasticine.

03 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Gorgeous Glass

Decorate a glass jar with your favourite colours.

07 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Paper Marbling Workshop

Experiment with colour and try paper marbling.

09 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Sculpture Saturday

See our huge Ancient Egyptian temple frieze and then make your own relief sculpture.

10 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Join us for a fun-filled day of exploring bear habitats on an interactive guided walk through the Garden, a messy bear art workshop and all your favourite bear stories.

12 August 2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Botanic Garden

  • Family friendly

Mountain Zine Making

Explore the sights and sounds of the Himalayas and make a cool mountain zine.

14 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly

Durham Art Collective

A youth group for 12-18 year olds to learn practical art skills.

14 August 2024

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

7 Owengate Durham DH1 3HB

  • Creative

Crazy Creatures

Get interactive with our Crazy Creatures who are visiting the Garden for the day.

15 August 2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Botanic Garden

  • Family friendly

Sail Away

See a beautiful boat on display and make your own watercolour sail boat.

16 August 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oriental Museum

  • Family friendly