June events @ Museum of London Docklands

June 1, 2010toJune 30, 2010

Little Mudlarks toddlers group: Messy Mondays
Come and use your senses and get messy together in our special monthly creative session as part of our Little Mudlarks toddlers group
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
Ticketed event: advance booking only
Fee payable  £1.00
Minimum age: 1

  • Monday, June 7
  • 10:15 – 12:00

Mini Mudlarks babies group
Learn, play, explore and have fun together every Monday during term-time in our Mudlarks gallery. The session is for babies aged 6 months-walking and their carers and includes stories, rhyme time and an opportunity to meet others in a relaxed setting.
Duration: 1 hour
Ticketed event: advance booking only

  • Monday, June 7
  • 12:45 – 13:45

Under 5s storytime
Join us in our galleries for stories, music and fun every Thursday during term-time, then come and play in Mudlarks.
Duration: 30 minutes
Minimum age: 0

  • Thursday, June 10 @ 15:00 – 15:30
  • Thursday, June 17 @ 15:00 – 15:30
  • Thursday, June 24 @ 15:00 – 15:30

The 20th century Island
Meet a ‘local’ from the Isle of Dogs and find out about how life has changed in the area. What would it be like to have outside toilets? How much hard work was involved in wash day? See objects from the past and ask questions.
Duration: 30 minutes
Minimum age: 5

  • Wednesday, June 2
  • 12:30 – 13:00
  • 14:30 – 15:00
  • 15:30 – 16:00

Modern London
Come along and help us make a digital collage celebrating Modern London.
Duration: 3 hours
Minimum age: 5

  • Tuesday, June 3
  • 12:30 – 13.30
  • 14.30 – 15.30

The A – Z of London
Find out what happened to Phyllis Pearsall as she walked 3000 miles and 23,000 streets to create a famous map.
Duration: 30 minutes
Minimum age: 2

  • Friday, June 4
  • 12:30 – 13:00
  • 14:30 – 15:00
  • 15:30 – 16:00

BSL signed storytelling
Join us for a fun story and turn your favourite character into a puppet to take home with you. This event will have BSL interpretation.
Duration: 1 hour
Minimum age: 5

  • Saturday, June 5
  • 12:30 – 13:30
  • 14:30 – 15:30

Sailor’s 1000 stories and puppet making
Join us for a fun story and turn your favourite character into a puppet to take home with you.
Duration: 1 hour
Minimum age: 5

  • Saturday, June 5
  • 12:30 – 13:30
  • 14:30 – 15:30

Running 1000 Miles to Freedom
Discover the inspiring story of Ellen Craft, the talk of Victorian London. Ellen’s imagination and bravery helped her overcome many dangers to play a leading part in abolishing the slave trade.
Duration: 30 minutes
Minimum age: 7

  • Saturday, June 12
  • 12:30 – 13:00
  • 14:30 – 15:00
  • 15:30 – 16:00

Make a Jumping Jack
Join us to find out about toys in the past and make a Jumping Jack to take home.
Duration: 1 hour
Minimum age: 5

  • Saturday, June 19
  • 12:30 – 13:30
  • 14:30 – 15:30

Little Mudlarks toddlers group: Musical Mondays
Sing, rhyme and play together in this special monthly musical session as part of our Little Mudlarks toddlers group.
Duration: 1 hour  45 minutes
Ticketed event: advance booking only
Fee payable  £1.00
Minimum age: 1

  • Monday, June 21
  • 10:15 – 12:00

Mini Mudlarks babies group: Musical Mondays
Sing, rhyme and play together in this special monthly musical session as part of our Mini Mudlarks babies group.
Duration: 1 hour
Ticketed event: advance booking only

  • Monday, June 21
  • 12:45 – 13:45

The River Thames
Explore the history of the Thames from smelly, muddy stretch of water to its modern, working life. Help us to make an artwork to celebrate our river.
Duration: 3 hours
Minimum age: 3

  • Saturday, June 26
  • 12:30 – 15:30

Where do we go?

Museum of London Docklands
West India Quay
E14 4AL

Open Daily 10am-6pm
Last Admission 5.30pm

How do we find out more?
Visit our Museum page on the Museum of London