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Howling Half Term!

This February Half Term we’re celebrating the Year of the Dog with a packed half term programme including a visit from Kipper, Spy Dog and the Dogs Trust. You’d be barking mad to miss it!

Baby Boogie

Saturday 10 February, 10:30-11:30
£5 per person, ages 0-6
Toddlers and grown-ups grab some space on the dance-floor and let the music take you away. Take a break in the chill-out zone with free face painting. Kick off your shoes and turn up the volume for a disco delight with your toddlers.

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Spy Dog with Andrew Cope

Saturday 10 February, 14:00-15:00
£7/£5, ages 7+
Meet the world’s first ever Spy Dog, Agent GM451 and Secret Agent Andy and get the inside track on the spy dog network. A fun filled event from the author of the Spy Dog series.

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Dog Tales with the Dog Trust

Monday 12 February, 11:00 – 12:30
FREE with museum entry, all ages
Meet Charlotte and her dog Diggle from the Dog Trust and learn how to live happily with our canine friends through stories and conversations.

Drama Blast: 101 Dalmatians

Monday 12 February, 11:00, 13:00 & 15:00
£6 per person, ages 6+

Give your creative side a boost this February half term with this fast-paced 60-minute interactive story workshop, complete with props and costumes based on Dodie Smith’s classic children’s novel 101 Dalmatians.

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Kids Comedy: Tiernan Douieb

Tuesday 13 February, 14:00-15:00
£7/£5 per person, ages 6+

Cracking stand up comedy for everyone over the age of 6 which is mostly about bogies and superheroes and annoying siblings… All the best of comedy but without the rude bits.
Tiernan Douieb comedian
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Luna Loves Library Day

Wednesday 14 February, 14:00-15:00
£7/£5 per person, ages 3+

Do you love libraries? Joseph Coelho, the author of Luna Loves Library Day reads an inspiring story about the magic of books.

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Science of Magic with Science Oxford

Thursday 15 February, 11:30 & 14:00
£7/£5 per person, ages 6+

Science Oxford’s very own science genies unravel the secrets behind some favourite magic tricks.  Suitable for all budding Harry Potters and Hermione Grangers – no wands required!

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Chinese New Year

Friday 16 February, 13:00-17:00
FREE with museum entry, all ages

Celebrate Chinese New Year a with Snowflake Books; learn a dragon dance, become a Jade Emperor and say Happy New Year in Mandarin, facepainting, crafts  and much more.

The Adventures of Bookworm

Saturday 17 February, 10:30
£5 per person, ages 0-5

A fantastic Early Years activity with puppeteer and author Emma Boor! Come along and meet book worm and join in his amazing adventures through the world of story books.
photo of book worm puppet
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Meet Kipper!

Saturday 17 February, 11:00 & 14:00
FREE with museum entry, all ages

Meet everyone’s favourite dog and hear one of his stories, as Kipper pays us a visit!

Meet Kipper!

Sunday 18 February, 11:00 & 14:00
FREE with museum entry, all ages

Meet everyone’s favourite dog and hear one of his stories, as Kipper pays us a visit!