Christmas @ Museum of London Docklands (1 – 31 December)

December 1, 2010toDecember 31, 2010

Docklands Museum(Full)-sqSpend the day together as a family…If you’re looking for something fun and free for all the family to do during the Christmas holidays then come along to the Museum of London Docklands for a great day out that everyone can enjoy, from under 5s to over 60s!

Check out some of the events below!

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Victorian Santa’s grotto

4-22 Dec 2010
Child Grotto entry £5*, book in advance on 020 7001 9844
TN_SantasgrottoThis winter Father Christmas has his very own secret Victorian grotto at the Museum of London Docklands, clad with traditional period decorations, in the Museum’s 19th century Sailortown gallery. Share your seasonal hopes and dreams with Santa and go home with a special gift to start the seasonal merriment. There is also a chance to have your photo taken with Father Christmas, mounted as a festive keepsake to remind you of your visit.
* Includes present but excludes photograph, which can be obtained at an additional cost of £5 for 1, £9 for 2 or £12 for 3

Scrooge’s grotto

27 Dec 2010 – 1 Jan 2011
Child Grotto entry £5*, book in advance on 020 7001 9844
TN_SCROOGE_GROTTOWant to keep the festive feeling alive or perhaps you need a festive antidote? Visit Scrooge in our Victorian Sailortown and spread your Christmas cheer or share your Christmas grievances. You might even come away with a gift…if he’s in a good mood! There will also be an opportunity to have a picture taken with the Christmas grouch.
* Includes present but excludes photograph, which can be obtained at an additional cost of £5 for 1, £9 for 2 or £12 for 3.

A Christmas Carol

Sat 18 Dec, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm
Come and see Charles Dickens’ story A Christmas Carol in a special performance for families. 7+

Meet Mr Dickens

Wed 29 Dec, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3pm & 3.30-4pm
Meet Charles Dickens and hear about his life and writing. 5+

Spooky Christmas ghosts

Thu 30 Dec, 11-11.30am, 12-12.30pm & 2-2.30pm
Come and find out about Dickens’ Christmas ghosts of Past, Present and Future and then make your own spooky ghost in this fun, creative workshop. 2+

Make a pomander

Fri 31 Dec, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm
Make a traditional pomander to decorate and scent your home this winter. 4+

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