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Caphouse Creators (for aged 7 to 12 at the Mining Museum)

About the event

7-12 year olds are invited to get creative at our monthly club.

October 3rd Fantastic Fossils - see some of the fossils found in the mine, and have a go at making replicas.

Also October 27th to 29th Half term special

November 7th Strata Coaster - explore the rocks layered beneath our feet and use their patterns to create bespoke coasters.

Please click on the link under Further Information for more details and online booking. £5 per child.

Contacts

National Coal Mining Museum

Caphouse Colliery New Road, Overton, Wakefield, WF4 4RH

01924 848806

Dates and venues

  • Sunday 3 October 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm, and at 2-3pm. Fantastic Fossils.
  • Wednesday 27 October 2021 - 10:30am - 11:30am, Half term special - Learn the science behind electricity underground - in this hands-on workshop, you can wire and solder your own mining cap-lamp to take home.
  • Thursday 28 October 2021 - 10:30am - 11:30am, Half term special - Learn the science behind electricity underground - in this hands-on workshop, you can wire and solder your own mining cap-lamp to take home.
  • Friday 29 October 2021 - 10:30am - 11:30am, Half term special - Learn the science behind electricity underground - in this hands-on workshop, you can wire and solder your own mining cap-lamp to take home.
  • Sunday 7 November 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm, and at 2-3pm. Strata Coasters.

Further information

Documents

Themes

Children up to age 12 (including family events) Events for children of various age groups up to 12, although there may be some overlap with our Young people theme.