April events at Museum of London Docklands

April 1, 2009toApril 30, 2009

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Thursday 2 April – Under 5s storytime
Join us in our galleries for stories, music and fun every Thursday during term-time, then come and play in Mudlarks afterwards.
Duration: 30 mins.
No fee
Time: 3.0pm

Thursday 2 April – Living Ancestors
A talk by artist Gabrielle le Roux and Natalie Charles, a Dominican human rights activist and writer. Gabrielle le Roux will talk about her experiences interviewing and drawing the centenarian Dominican women featured in the Living Ancestors exhibition. The two speakers explore survival and celebration in the face of poverty and oppression.
Duration: 50 mins.
Times: 1.10pm

Friday 3 April  – Telling stories
A seminar building on the work in Living Ancestors and exploring the ethics of representation and retelling people’s stories.
Duration: 3 hour(s) .
No fee
Times: 2.0pm

Saturday 4 April – The sailor’s 1000 stories
Find out what Lizzie puts in her basket when she goes shopping with her father on medieval London Bridge. After listening to her exciting adventure, have fun drawing the wares you carry in your basket when you go shopping. An original story by Noelle Davies Brock.
Duration: 60 mins.
No fee
Times: 12.30pm & 2.30pm

Saturday 4 April – John Ardley the cooper
Meet John Ardley the cooper, watch him make a barrel and hear his real life stories about work in the docks.
Duration: 3 hour(s) 30 mins.
No fee
Times: 12.0pm

Monday 6 April – Port of London Authority: a Century of Service
Find out what is held in the PLA Archive at Museum of London Docklands with archivist Claire Frankland. Part of the programme to mark the centenary of the PLA.
Duration: 60 mins.
Advanced booking required
No fee
Times: 2.30pm

Monday 6 April – Spicy singing
Set sail and join in together in this interactive musical session all about smelly cargos and journeys across the sea. For children under 5 and their carers.
Duration: 30 mins.
No fee
Times: 10.30am & 11.30am & 2.0pm

Monday 6 April – Spicy singing
Set sail and join in together in this interactive musical session all about smelly cargos and journeys across the sea. For children under 5 and their carers.
Duration: 30 mins.
No fee
Times: 10.30am & 11.30am & 2.0pm

Wednesday 8 April – Fruity stories
Enjoy a fun story and touch and smell foods from around the world.
Duration: 30 mins.
Advanced booking required.
No fee
Times: 12.30pm & 2.0pm & 3.0pm

Friday 10 April – Spice bags
Make your spice bag using some of the spices and plants brought to London by the East India Company.
Duration: 1 hour(s) 15 mins.
Advanced booking required.
No fee
Times: 12.30pm & 2.30pm

Saturday 11 April – John Ardley the cooper
Meet John Ardley the cooper, watch him make a barrel and hear his real life stories about work in the docks.
Duration: 3 hour(s) 30 mins.
No fee
Times: 12.0pm

Sunday 12 and Monday 13 April – Chocolate tasting
Follow the story of cocoa and chocolate from slavery to fair trade and try out its many flavours.
Duration: 1 hour(s) .
Advanced booking required.
No fee
Times: 12.30pm & 2.30pm

Wednesday 15 April – Fruity stories
Enjoy a fun story and touch and smell foods from around the world.
Duration: 30 mins.
Advanced booking required.
No fee
Times: 12.30pm & 2.0pm & 3.0pm

Friday 17 April – Stories from Dominica
Enjoy songs and traditional stories from Dominica with Patsy Scott.
Duration: 30 mins.
No fee
Times: 12.30pm & 2.30pm & 3.30pm

Sunday 19 April – Port of London Authority: a Century of Service
View some of the historic film footage of the Port of London Authority with archivist Claire Frankland. Part of the programme marking the PLA centenary.
Duration: 90 mins.
No fee
Times: 2.30pm

Monday 20 April – Babies and Carers Group
Learn, play and explore together every Monday during term-time in our Mudlarks gallery. The session is for babies aged 6-18 months and their carers and includes soft play, rhyme time and an opportunity to meet others in a relaxed setting.
Duration: 45 mins.
Tickets on application
No fee
Times: 1.0pm

Monday 20 April – Toddlers and Carers Group
Learn, play and explore together every Monday during term-time in our Mudlarks gallery. The session is for children aged 1-5 years and their carers and involves soft play, rhyme time, play materials and refreshments.
Duration: 1 hour(s) 45 mins.
Advanced booking required.
Fee: £0.5
Times: 10.15am

Monday 20 April – Musical Mondays
Sing, rhyme and play together in this special monthly musical session as part of our Toddlers and Carers Group. For those aged 12 months to 5 years and their carers.
Duration: 1 hour(s) 45 mins.
Advanced booking required.
Fee: £0.5
Times: 10.15am

Thursday 23 April – Under 5s storytime
Join us in our galleries for stories, music and fun every Thursday during term-time, then come and play in Mudlarks afterwards.
Duration: 30 mins.
No fee
Times: 3.0pm

Monday 27 April – Toddlers and Carers Group
Learn, play and explore together every Monday during term-time in our Mudlarks gallery. The session is for children aged 1-5 years and their carers and involves soft play, rhyme time, play materials and refreshments.
Duration: 1 hour(s) 45 mins.
Advanced booking required.
Fee: £0.5
Times: 10.15am

Thursday 30 April – Under 5s storytime
Join us in our galleries for stories, music and fun every Thursday during term-time, then come and play in Mudlarks afterwards.
Duration: 30 mins.
No fee
Times: 3.0pm

Address
Museum of London Docklands
West India Quay
E14 4AL

Open Daily 10am-6pm
Last Admission 5.30pm

0870 444 3855

Website
www.museumindocklands.org.uk