Stafford Museum Events 2017

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    Tue 21st Nov to Sat 30th Dec

    To Die For?

    Ancient High House 10am - 4pm

    Have you ever considered what you are wearing may be bad for your health? Over the centuries many fashions have led to serious and often deadly health problems for the people who wore them. Discover whether there really was such a thing as a fashion victim in this fascinating and deadly exhibition. Free admission.

    Supported by Staffordshire Archives and Heritage Service.

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    Tue 21st Nov to Sat 23rd Dec

    It’s a Small World

    Ancient High House 10am - 4pm

    Tin Soldiers and Dainty Dolls
    A nostalgic look at miniature gures from times gone by.

    Supported by Staffordshire Arts & Heritage Service, Newcastle Borough Museum and local collections.

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    Sat 2nd Dec

    Christmas Through the Ages

    Ancient High House 10am - 4pm

    Meet our costumed characters and learn about Christmas in the Tudor, Stuart, Georgian and Victorian periods. Stir a traditional pudding and sing carols in the Victorian Room. Meet Father Christmas in his grotto. Children’s and adults Christmas craft workshops and family entertainment. Mince pies and hot fruit punch available in the Edwardian shop. No booking necessary. Free admission.

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    Sat 2nd Dec to Sun 24th Dec

    Christmas at Stafford Castle

    Stafford Castle 11am - 4pm Saturdays and Sundays

    Take a walk through the castle woodland and solve our Christmas riddle (answers can be entered into a free prize draw). Children’s Christmas decoration workshops £2. Cookies and hot chocolate available in the visitor centre throughout this period. See the wide range of traditional and unusual gifts in our shop. Free admission to museum and Castle site.

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    Sat 2nd Dec

    Christmas Past

    Ancient High House 10am - 4pm

    Meet our costumed characters and learn about Christmas in the Tudor, Stuart, Georgian and Victorian periods. Stir a traditional pudding and sing carols in the Victorian Room. Meet Father Christmas in his grotto. Children’s and adults Christmas craft workshops and family entertainment. Mince pies and hot fruit punch available in the Edwardian Shop. No booking necessary. Free admission.

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    Sat 9th Dec

    The Holly and the Ivy Workshop

    Ancient High House 10am - 4pm

    Christmas Workshops Ancient High House

    Adult holly wreath making and children’s Christmas decoration making workshops.‘Drop in’ sessions throughout the day. Adults £12, Children £2. Hot

    fruit punch and mince pies available.

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    Sat 9th Dec

    Christmas Tree Sales

    Stafford Castle 11am - 4pm

    Saturdays and Sundays 9, 10, 16 and 17 December

    Combine a visit to the Castle with choosing your Christmas tree from the dozens of ‘real’ examples on display at the visitor centre. See the wide range of traditional and unusual gifts in the Visitor Centre. Free admission to museum and Castle site.

    Tree sales supported by Greenways – All trees from sustainable sources.

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    Sun 17th Dec

    Christmas Wreath Making Workshops

    Stafford Castle 11am - 4pm

    Adult holly wreath making and children’s Christmas decoration making workshops.

    ‘Drop in’ sessions throughout the day. Adults £12, Children £2. Cookies and hot chocolate available.

Exhibitions