Easter Holiday Fun at RAMM
21st March 2016
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Courtyard Family Activities
Wed 30 & Thu 31 Mar, Fri 1 Apr, 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30 to 3.30pm. Drop in. Donation of £2 encouraged
Come and discover our famous bee bags, explorer bags and brain-teaser quizzes. There will be short-and-sweet activities which will change across the holiday, including make-a-mosaic, fuzz-and-felt museum, and costumes to try on. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture those moments

Roman Weekend: Seaton Down Hoard
Sat 2 and Sun 3 Apr, 11am to 4pm, drop in, donations welcomed
Why would you bury all your money in the ground? Come and find out about the Seaton Down hoard, recently bought by RAMM after it was found buried in a field. Find out how the museum looks after it, meet the characters who might have buried it and discover more of the world in which they lived.

Little Explorers: Easter
Tue 5 Apr, 10.30 to 11.30am, £6 per child £3 siblings
A chance for under-fives to take a journey of discovery and make collections-inspired creations. Parents, grandparents and carers can enjoy quality time with their little ones in a friendly, social environment. Book in advance through The Creation Station https://v1.bookwhen.com/thecreationstationexeter, T: 0844 8244534, mobile 07925 653942

Met Office Activity Zone: Easter
Wed 6 and Thu 7 Apr, 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30 to 3.30pm. Drop in. Donation of £2 encouraged.
Get hands-on with some fun weather and climate experiments, including cloud-in-a-bottle and climate roulette, or chat to Met Office volunteers about what it’s like to work at the world-leading organisation based in Exeter.

Met Office
Part of RAMM’s programme of activities and events accompanying its exhibition Whatever the Weather (21 Nov to 10 April), a lively mix of historical paintings and prints, artefacts, archives and the work of contemporary artists exploring humanity’s relationship to the weather.

Courtyard Family Activities: Easter
 Fri 8 Apr, 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30 to 3.30pm. Drop in. Donation of £2 encouraged
Come and discover our famous bee bags, explorer bags and brain-teaser quizzes. There will be short-and-sweet activities which will change across the holiday, including make-a-mosaic, fuzz-and-felt museum, and costumes to try on. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture those moment

Ranger Walk at Wembury
Fri 8 Apr, 11am to 1pm. Free tickets online
A walk round the headland to Wembury Point. Take in the views across to the Mewstone with Lorna Sherriff, National Trust Ranger for the South Devon. Find out about the National Trust coastal conservation linked to Susan Collins’ digital seascape, Wembury & Woolacombe.
Meet at Wembury Beach car park, Plymouth, PL9 0HP. Remember to bring some binoculars to spot the birds and other wildlife out in the bay.
Part of RAMM’s programme of activities and events accompanying its exhibition Whatever the Weather (21 Nov to 10 April), a lively mix of historical paintings and prints, artefacts, archives and the work of contemporary artists exploring humanity’s relationship to the weather.

Life and Death in Ancient Egypt: Activities
Sat 9 Apr, 11am to 3pm. Drop in. £3
Come and learn about life and death in Ancient Egypt. Learn and help with a re-enactment of the mummification of Shep en-Mut. Have a go at the addictive Ancient Egyptian game of Senet. Join the Scribe School and learn how to write in hieroglyphs.
Tickets are available online or from the Royal Albert Memorial Museum reception in person or by phone using a credit or debit card on 01392 265858 during opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm.

Life and Death in Ancient Egypt: Tours
Sat 9 Apr, 11.30am to 3pm. Drop in. Ticketed but free.
Join one of our 30-minute tours of our Egyptian Collection. Learn about the background to the collection and visit the Tomb of Shep en-Mut. Tours leave every 30 minutes from the ground floor geology corridor. Each tour is limited to 8 people on a first-come-first-served basis

 

For more information contact Gillian Taylor, Audience Development Lead, gillian.taylor@exeter.gov.uk or 07761546075; Rob Mackenzie, Marketing Assistant, on 01392 265317 or robert.mackenzie@exeter.gov.uk or Steve Upsher, Media Relations Officer, on 01392 265103.

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) is one of Exeter City Council’s flagship services. RAMM is also supported using public funding by Arts Council England.
Stunning displays reveal Devon and Exeter’s rich history and global connections. Exotic animals, birds and insects delight children and a changing programme of exhibitions and events means there is likely to be something different to see on every visit. Free entry gives everyone the freedom to visit many times and to stay any length of time.
Awards and standards include Museum of the Year 2012, the Arts Council Designation Scheme, Devon Visitor Attraction of the Year 2012, Collections Trust Best Practice Award 2013, RIBA South West Special Award for Conservation and Building of the Year 2013, the Accreditation Scheme for Museums in the United Kingdom, Inspiring Learning for All, 2012 Silver Tourist Attraction Award in the South West and Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2015.

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum &Art Gallery is in Queen Street, Exeter EX4 3RX. Phone 01392 265858. Web: www.exeter.gov.uk/RAMM Email: ramm@exeter.gov.uk or www.facebook.com/RAMMuseum and twitter.com/RAMMuseum.

Free admission. Open 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday. Closed Mondays and bank holidays. 

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