Bronze Arts Award in a week: Arts & Nature

Are you interested in the natural world and how it inspires artists? Do nature and creativity make you feel good?

Work with artists and museum staff to be creative in a variety of media, and collaborate with others to share skills to achieve a Bronze Arts Award in our pop-up studio on the Fitzwilliam Museum front lawn.

This 4 day course for 11-14 year olds runs Tues-Fri 10.15-15.00 each day at the Fitzwilliam Museum.

How did people in the 17th century write letters and books? Join this workshop to find out then have a go yourself.

Ages 6+

Discover what types of herbs the Cromwells used to make their food taste yummy, and to make their home and selves smell good.

Join this workshop to make herbal bundles to use in cooking, or to hang around your house, and make your own scented water to take home. 

Ages 6+

Have a go at portrait drawing in this hands-on session led by Peterborough artist, Tony Nero. Afterwards, head over to the museum to try a brand new trail revealing the secrets of the museum's portraits. 

Do you have what it takes to join the New Modelled Army, and fight for Parliament? Join this workshop to make your own equipment, meet real Civil War soldiers, and receive your training certification, signed by Oliver Cromwell!

Ages 6+

In this self-led activity you will be shown close ups of statue hands. Can you guess what they are doing and who they are based on these small fragments? Take the quiz with the whole family and see which one of you is the most detail-orientated and imaginative!

Hands On Picture Quiz

It’s a good opportunity for you to take some time out and relax, while getting to know our casts a little better! 

Follow our video, set to calming music and stretch your body like an ancient statue. Or download the presentation guide and carry out the exercises at your own pace. 

All you need to get started is a mat, blanket or towel. 

This activity will lead you through a gentle 10 minute stretch, perfect for the whole family! 

This summer, Wisbech & Fenland Museum will be out and about at different venues across the town.

This summer, Wisbech & Fenland Museum will be out and about at different venues across the town.

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