July events at Museum of London Docklands

July 1, 2009toJuly 31, 2009

Thu 2 Jul

Under 5s storytime at Museum of London Docklands
15:00

Join us in our galleries for stories, music and fun every Thursday during term-time, then come and play in Mudlarks afterwards.

Sat 4 Jul

The sailor’s 1000 stories at Museum of London Docklands
12:30, 14:30

Billy goes fishing in the big blue sea. His adventure starts when a mischievous blue whale steals his catch. Find out how Billy and the whale become friends in ‘Billy and the big blue whale’ by Noelle Davies-Brock. Turn your favourite character into a puppet.

Angels of the East End at Museum of London Docklands
10:30

For centuries women have been involved with improving the health of the overworked poor in east London. Discover with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky, the sites associated with those who came to the East End to make a difference including Eva Luckes and Edith Cavell at the London Hospital, Alice Model at the Jewish Maternity Hospital, the Sisters of Mercy at Providence Row and home grown ‘angels’ too such as Hannah Billig, not forgetting the original St Mary Spital.

Mon 6 Jul

Toddlers and Carers: Messy Mondays at Museum of London Docklands
10:15

Come and use your senses to explore a variety of art materials. Special monthly creative session as part of our Toddlers and Carers group. For those aged 12 months to 5 years and their carers.

Babies and Carers Group at Museum of London Docklands
13:00

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.

Thu 9 Jul

Under 5s storytime at Museum of London Docklands
15:00

Join us in our galleries for stories, music and fun every Thursday during term-time, then come and play in Mudlarks afterwards.

Mon 13 Jul

Toddlers and Carers Group at Museum of London Docklands
10:15

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.

Babies and Carers Group at Museum of London Docklands
13:00

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.

Thu 16 Jul

Under 5s storytime at Museum of London Docklands
15:00

Join us in our galleries for stories, music and fun every Thursday during term-time, then come and play in Mudlarks afterwards.

Sat 18 Jul

Running 1000 miles to freedom at Museum of London Docklands
12:30, 14:30, 15:30

Discover the inspiring story of Ellen Craft, the talk of Victorian London, and find out how she overcame many dangers to become a celebrated abolitionist.

Sun 19 Jul

Historical diving at Museum of London Docklands
14:00

Members of the Historical Diving Society demonstrate their old diving equipment in West India Quay.

Mon 20 Jul

Toddlers and Carers: Musical Mondays at Museum of London Docklands
10:15

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.

Babies and Carers Group at Museum of London Docklands
13:00

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.
Thu 23 Jul

Under 5s storytime at Museum of London Docklands
15:00

Join us in our galleries for stories, music and fun every Thursday during term-time, then come and play in Mudlarks afterwards.

Fri 24 Jul

Mystery puzzle at Museum of London Docklands
12:30, 14:30

Create your own jigsaw to test a friend or family member. Use the Museum’s many objects, illustrations or paintings for inspiration and make it into a personalised puzzle.

Sat 25 Jul

Victorian sweets at Museum of London Docklands
12:30, 14:30

In the 19th century, sugar was one of the most expensive goods brought into West India Docks. Victorian Londoners used it to sweeten their tea and coffee, and to make sweets sold by streetsellers across the city.

Wed 29 Jul

Stories from Dominica at Museum of London Docklands
12:30, 14:30, 15:30

Enjoy songs and traditional stories from Dominica with Patsy Scott.

Thu 30 Jul

Dance the quadrille at Museum of London Docklands
12:30, 14:30

Enjoy a performance of the quadrille, a traditional Caribbean dance which is the result of the fusion of African and European folk dance. Then learn the steps and have a go yourself.
Book in advance

Fri 31 Jul

Victorian sweets at Museum of London Docklands
12:30, 14:30
In the 19th century, sugar was one of the most expensive goods brought into West India Docks. Victorian Londoners used it to sweeten their tea and coffee, and to make sweets sold by streetsellers across the city.
Book in advance
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Where do we go?
Museum of London Docklands
West India Quay
E14 4AL

Open Daily 10am-6pm
Last Admission 5.30pm

0870 444 3855

How do we find out more?
www.museumindocklands.org.uk