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Cook Museum Whitby

Events and Activities

 Summer holidays are nearly over - Autumn events starting!  

We have a season inspried by botanical exploration with lots of exciting events.  Highlights include kids and family workshops, and there is more to come over the remaining season. 

And if you just want to go round the Museum there are always activities and trails for kids - Make your Mark is extremely popular and allows kids to respond to some of the things they have seen.  You can then post your work on the special board alongside others!

All workshops £1 or free with Museum entry!

Forthcoming events

Saturday 31 August - Sunday 1 September - Historical Maritime Society weekend

Come and meet the merry band of Historical Maritime re-enactors, who bring naval life in the 18th century to life!  Meet the officers, the surgeon, sailors, marines, and the ladies who supported them going to sea!  Lots of interest and lots of fun.

Saturday 21 September - 'Plants in Embroidery'

Alison Larkin, expert on historic embroidery, will talk about the role of plants in embroidery in the past and show us some wonderful and quite surprising examples.  1400-1500 Free event but booking essential


Updates added throughout the season


Saturday 5 October - Patrick Lodge 'Remarkable Occurrences'

Patrick Lodge will be reading from his new book of poems 'Remarkable Occurrences' inspired by the Cook voyages, together with Whitby Library Writers Group.   1400-1500 Free event but booking essential



Front cover of poetry book


And coming up in the Autumn half-term - 

Wednesday 30 October - Botanical Lanterns!

Prepare for Halloween and create a beautiful lantern inspired by plants!  1100-1600 Drop-in workshop  

 

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