Join us at this school holiday drop-in activity where we will be having a go at decoupaging and making colourful, springtime Easter decorations to take home with you. All ages welcome, no need to pre-book. Find us in the Garden Room at the Schools Garden.

Standard Garden admission applies for accompanying adults.
 

Join us at this school holiday drop-in activity where we will be having a go at decoupaging and making colourful, springtime Easter decorations to take home with you. All ages welcome, no need to pre-book. Find us in the Garden Room at the Schools Garden.

Standard Garden admission applies for accompanying adults.

From mighty ostriches to tiny hummingbirds, discover brilliant birds in the Museum of Zoology. Listen to stories and birdsong, feel real feathers and more.

This event is suitable for ages 2-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Only children need tickets. Adults and children under 1 do not need a ticket to attend.

Roz, who will be leading the session, will meet you under the fin whale at the time on your ticket. The session lasts 45 minutes.

What do a giraffe, a frog, a shark and a robin have in common? They all have a skeleton. More than that, they all have a backbone: they're vertebrates. Visit the Museum of Zoology for a day of free hands-on activities inspired by skeletons. Explore our temporary exhibition 'Growing a Backbone: The Rise of the Vertebrates'. Follow our skeleton trail to take a closer look at the amazing animals on display. Handle real bones and see what they're made of. Play with puzzles and stories, and find out how skeletons grow. PLUS make your very own 'Book of Spines' 

Free. No need to book.

Did you know that the Botanic Garden is home to some very weird and wonderful meat-eating plants? Come along to join us as we find out more about these weird plants, including what they eat, how they catch it and where they grow in the wild. At the session, you’ll be able to see the plants in action, watch videos, ask questions and have a go at making your own paper carnivorous plant to take home.

Butterfly has lost her eggs and needs your help to work out where she’s left them. Pick up a free booklet on your way into the Garden and visit the trail points to learn egg-citing facts and discover clues to lead you to butterfly’s missing eggs. You might even be rewarded with an egg of your own at the end!

Self-led trail. Children must be accompanied at all times. Standard Garden admission applies for adults.

Exclusive sponsor: Mills & Reeve

Learn about the history of using light and shadows in storytelling. From countries around the world to stories in your home town. Practice making hand-shadow animals, make a shadow puppet to tell the story of Moses Carter, the Histon Giant, and find out how you can make your own shadow puppet theatre!

This event is suitable for children ages 6 and above with an accompanying adult. It is not suitable for younger children unless visiting with an older sibling.

Learn about the history of using light and shadows in storytelling. From countries around the world to stories in your home town. Practice making hand-shadow animals, make a shadow puppet to tell the story of Moses Carter, the Histon Giant, and find out how you can make your own shadow puppet theatre!

This event is suitable for children ages 6 and above with an accompanying adult. It is not suitable for younger children unless visiting with an older sibling.

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