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22-30 October 2011
www.museumoflondon.org.uk/halfterm

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Spend the day together as a family
Pirate treasure
Sat 22 Oct, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm Make your own treasure to take home. 5+ Museum of London Docklands*

Sounds of the calypso

Festival of light in shadow

Sat 22 & Sun 30 Oct, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm Explore the story behind Diwali and make a shadow puppet to take home. 5+ Museum of London

Mon 24 Oct & Tue 25 Oct, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm Originally from the Caribbean, the tunes of calypso are now part of London’s vibrant music scene. Join in and find out more. 5+ Museum of London

Party fit for a queen

Thu 27 & Fri 28 Oct, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm Join our storyteller to re-live festivities and street parties put on in 1953 to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. 5+ Museum of London

The pirate Grace O’Malley

Look at London

Tue 25 Oct, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3pm & 3.30-4pm Join us to hear the amazing tale of the pirate Grace O’Malley, 4+ Museum of London Docklands

All aboard!

Sat 22, Sun 23, Mon 24 & Wed 26 Oct, 1-1.35pm, 2-2.35pm & 3-3.35pm Listen to the story of Dilip Anand and learn why the swinging sixties was so memorable. 5+ Museum of London

TV yourself!

Fri 28 & Sat 29 Oct, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm We need your help to finish our ship. Make a sail, mast or something we need on board. 4+ Museum of London Docklands

How to be a pirate

Wed 26 Oct, 11-11.30am, 12-12.30pm & 2-2.30pm Find out about children’s TV from the past, then make your own props and pose for a picture in our mini TV set! 2+ Museum of London*

Festival of Britain

Sun 23 & 30 Oct, 12.30-1pm, 2.3-30pm & 3.30-4pm Join in with the fun and games and help our bungling buccaneer learn how to become a proper pirate. 3+ Museum of London Docklands

Watch with mother

Fri 28 & Sat 29 Oct, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm This colourful 1951 festival drew inspiration from all the corners of the British Empire. Come and create a poster for the event. 5+ Museum of London

Make yourself at home

Wed 26 Oct, 12-12.25pm, 1.30-1.55pm & 2.30-2.55pm Be transported back to a time when children’s television was an hour a week in this talk. 7+ Museum of London

Let’s dance

Sat 29 & Sun 30 Oct, 11.30am – 1.30pm & 2-4pm Get dancing and get into the grooves of the 1960s. 5+ Museum of London

Sun 23, Tue 25 & Thu 27 Oct, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm Put yourself in a picture and design your own 1960s inspired outfit. 5+ Museum of London

Make a hat

Maps at sea

Wed 26 Oct, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm Make a tricorn hat like a pirate would wear. 4+ Museum of London Docklands

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* tickets on application
For our full events programme visit www.museumoflondon.org.uk/ halfterm or to book call 020 7001 9844. Sign up to enews and be entered into our draw to win an iPod nano! Terms and conditions apply.

Mon 24 Oct, 11.30am – 12pm, 12-12.30pm, 12.30-1pm, 2-2.30pm, 2.30-3pm & 3-3.30pm Join us for a hands-on scientific investigation to find out all about the paper you would need for an ocean-going map. 5+ Museum of London Docklands

Make a pirate flag

Thu 27 Oct, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm Get creative with fabric and paint to make your own pirate flag. 3+ Museum of London Docklands

TV yourself!

Mon 24 Oct, 11-11.30am, 12-12.30pm & 2-2.30pm Find out about children’s TV programmes from the past then make your own props and pose for a picture in our mini TV set! 2+ Museum of London Docklands*

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150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN Barbican, St Paul’s, Moorgate Liverpool Street, City Thameslink 4, 8, 25, 56, 100, 172, 242, 521

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West India Quay, London, E14 4AL West India Quay (14 mins from Bank) Canary Wharf (11 mins from Waterloo) 15, 115, 135, 277, D3, D6, D7, D8

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