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Craft Sessions

Make your own Roman Armour

Tuesday, 1 June, Sessions available 10:00 - 14:00

Make your own Roman shield and sword using images and replicas from the museum's collection as inspiration.

£5 per table, booking in advance is recommended. Book online now

Create your own Roman Coins

Thursday 3 June, Sessions available 10:00 - 14:00

Create your own Roman coins to take home with you. Use your own design or take inspiration from coins in the museum collection

£5 per table, booking in advance is recommended. Book online now

Please note that this event will take place within Government guidelines relating to Covid-19 at the time of the event. In the event that we need to cancel or postpone, you will be contacted by our team and a full refund will be offered.

  • Your booking will be per table, not per person. Tables will seat up to a maximum of four people, including accompanying adults.
  • There will be two tables available per craft session. If you have more than four people in your household or group, please book both tables. Please note groups of more than six people will not be allowed, unless your household has more than 6 members.

  • Tables and chairs are disinfected between sessions.

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults must be included within table capacity.

  • Adults must wear a face covering throughout craft session.

  • Each child will be provided with their own craft set of materials for their session. Craft tools will be disinfected and quarantined after each use.

  • Booking is essential. Due to extremely limited numbers, if you are unable to attend on the day please let us know by phone 01243 775888 or email

  • Please do not attend if any member of your group is displaying symptoms, or if you have been told to isolate by NHS Track and Trace.

  • On arrival, please follow the one way system in the craft room, and use the hand sanitising station available.

  • Please note a queuing system will be in place to avoid the gathering of groups.

  • An essential break between craft sessions has been scheduled to ensure thorough cleaning and disinfecting, as well as to avoid groups arriving and leaving at the same time, so visitors will be asked to keep to their half hour time slot.

  • For our general admission social distancing and safety policies and procedures, visit Museum Reopening Information