Our venues


Photo bmag

World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square

Birmingham, B3 3DH

0121 348 8038

Photo thinktank

Award-winning science museum for fun-packed family days out.

Millennium Point, Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

0121 348 8000

Photo aston

Explore the splendour of one of the last great houses built in the Jacobean style.

Trinity Road, Aston

Birmingham, B6 6JD

0121 348 8100

Photo blakesley

Discover a fine Tudor house and beautiful gardens just a few miles from the heart of the city.

Blakesley Road

Birmingham, B25 8RN

0121 348 8120

Photo jewellery

A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street

Birmingham, B18 6HA

0121 348 8140

Photo sarehole

A 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.

Cole Bank Road

Birmingham, B13 0BD

0121 348 8160

Photo soho

Georgian home of the Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton.

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road)

Birmingham, B18 5LB

0121 348 8150

Photo weoley

The ruins of an exquisite fortified manor house built 750 years ago.

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160


Join us for our weekend family arts sessions, get creative and make something new. 

There is no need to book but please buy your tickets on arrival from the vestibule or Gas Hall reception desks.

We will be creating lots of different things and using different mediums and techniques - there will be a varied and changing programme throughout the year. 

The activity is designed for all ages but younger children may need some help.  Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

Drop in between 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm in the Mini Museum.  

Tickets cost £2 per participating child (no charge for members).

Activity schedule:

(This may be subject to change)

  • 1st/2nd April - Knights and Ladies Puppets
  • 8th/9th April - Sarcophagi
  • 15th/16th April - Easter Baskets
  • 22nd/23rd April - Cardboard Shields for St George's Day
  • 29th/30th April - Make and Play Ludus Latrunculorum
  • 6th/7th May - Trade Union Banners for May Day
  • 13th/14th May - Stained Glass Windows
  • 20th/21st May - Make and Play Senet
  • 27th/28th May - Magnetic Amulets 
  • 3rd/4th June - D-Day Medals
  • 10th/11th June - Make and Play Hnefetafl
  • 17th/18th June - Tiles
  • 24th/25th June - Magnetic Fridge Picture Frames