Museums offer inspiration for some Jubilee-themed holiday fun

30/05/2022 – PermalinkRelated topics: Leisure, culture and heritage / Partner organisations

Anyone looking for Platinum Jubilee-themed holiday fun need look no further than Shropshire Council’s venues this week.

There is something for everyone looking to enjoy entertainment with a Jubilee theme at the county’s museums and art galleries this week.

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery – Maximo Mouse’s Jubilee Museum Trail – Find the missing Jubilee Treasures

Saturday 28 May 2022 – Sunday 5 June, 10am – 5pm

A fun ‘scavenger hunt’ children’s activity, with a trail card which can be purchased from the museum shop, leading children around the museum to ‘Find the missing Treasures’. Each treasure has a different numbered letter next to it, once you have found them all, spell out the special word, then return the card to the shop to claim your small prize. On the reverse of the card is a Cake Decorating Competition which can be returned to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery before the entry deadline of 4pm Saturday 11 June for a chance to win a cuddly corgi.

Cost: £2 per child – please pay at the Museum Shop on arrival.

Suitable for all ages.

Shrewsbury Castle grounds – Corgi Trail

Saturday 28 May – Sunday 5 June (Closed Thursday 2 June)

A fun ‘scavenger hunt’ children’s activity, with a trail card which can be purchased from the Castle, leading children around the grounds to ‘find the lost corgis’.

Each has a different coloured collar, once they have all been found, return the card to the Castle for a small prize. On the reverse of the card is a Corgi Colouring Competition which can be returned to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery before the entry deadline of 4pm Saturday 11 June for a chance to win a cuddly corgi

Cost: £2 per child – please pay at the Castle on arrival.

Shropshire Archives – Royal visits to Shropshire exhibition

Wednesday 25 May – Sunday 5 June, 10am to 5pm

A celebratory slideshow will run in Shropshire Archives’ reception to mark the Jubilee, showing a selection of photographs and memorabilia from Royal visits to Shropshire as well as Jubilee celebrations over the years. Samples of original documents will be on display in the exhibition case in the public area. The exhibition is free.

(Photo credit: Shropshire Star)

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery – Drop-in crown making

Saturday 28 May – Sunday 5 June, 10am to 5pm

Pop in for a free children’s activity with materials supplied for making red, white, blue and gold paper crowns inside the Museum. The activity is free, but donations are welcomed.

Museums offer inspiration for some Jubilee-themed holiday fun

Museums offer inspiration for some Jubilee-themed holiday fun

Much Wenlock Museum – Drop-in crown making.

Saturday 28 May – Sunday 5 June, 10.30am to 1pm, and 1.30pm to 4pm

Pop in for a free children’s activity with materials supplied for making red, white, blue and gold paper crowns inside the Museum. The activity is free, but donations are welcomed.

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery – Jubilee Street Party with Bricks n’ Tricks – Lego® Workshop

Tuesday 31 May, 10.30am to midday, and 1pm to 2.30pm

A special half term Lego® workshop with Bricks ‘N Tricks, and create a Jubilee Street Party to celebrate.  Morning or afternoon session.  Entry £10 per child.

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery – Films on the Balcony – Snow White

Wednesday 1t June 4pm

A showing put on especially for families with young children. Beanbags and cushions will be available for a relaxed film screening but please feel free to bring your own along too. Refreshments will be available to purchase before the film. Entry £4 per child.

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm – Jubilee Bunting Jewellery Workshop (for adults)

Saturday 28 May, 10am to 12.30pm

This half day workshop will give you the skills to make your own necklace to wear for the Jubilee or any other special occasion. You will learn beading techniques including ladder stitch and brick stitch and how to assemble your necklace with chain and findings. Fee £25 per person, or £40 a pair.

Booking required: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/united-kingdom/acton-scott-historic-working-farm