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October 2019

Carrick Singers

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE

  A varied programme of popular and classical songs from local community choir The Carrick Singers, conducted by Richard Bailey, and traditional folk melodies from Britain and wider afield by the St-Agnes-based Aggie Folk Band.   Entrance is FREE with a donation collection for the museum.  

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What’s in the box

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
£2.00

What’s in the Box?  What will it be? Shall we look inside and see? Join Jo at the museum for a fun morning of exploring, making and doing!We’ll be looking at objects, creating art and crafts, singing some songs and sharing a story.  What’s in the box? It’s always a surprise! Interactive sessions for 2-5 year olds and their parents and carers. (Younger and older siblings welcome to attend) £2 per child plus normal adult entry.  No need to book…

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Museum Club

October 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
£4.00

Mystery Objects Today we’ll be investigating some of the more unusual artefacts in the museum collections and working out their uses. (Hopefully!) Then, design some new gadgets!    Museum Club monthly sessions are now held on Saturday afternoons. 1.30pm- 3.30pm Book in person at the museum reception desk, call 01872 272205, or email [email protected] £4 per session.  Book all or individual sessions. Limited places.

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Messy Monday

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
free

Counting patterns Today we’ll be playing with different colour schemes, patterns and sequences to make busy and bright artwork. Drop in between 11am – 3pm.  Suitable for children aged 5+.

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Make and take activities

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
free

Hands on history hub and make and take activities. Suitable for age 5+ FREE for 16 and under admission fees apply for adults 10am-1pm

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Wicked Wednesday

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
free

‘Dummy Mummy’ Another chance to take part in our popular Ancient Egyptian mummification activity. Learn all about mummification with these 45 minute sessions. 11am and 1pm. Suitable for ages 5+.  All children under 8 must be supervised by a parent or carer (booking suggested as limited spaces available- please call 01872 272205 or email [email protected]) Unfortunately this event is taking place in our upper education room which is not wheelchair accessible.  

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Make and Take

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
free

Make and take fun crafts for all the family. All materials are provided.   FREE for 16 and under admission fees apply for adults 10am-1pm

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Cornish Lithium: Exploration for a new metal in an old mining region

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street
Truro, TR12SJ United Kingdom
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  Lucy Crane, Cornish Lithium will be talking about Exploration for a new metal in an old mining region. Elevated lithium values from hot springs in Cornwall were first reported by Miller in 1864, and were subsequently recognised in many tin and copper mines which were worked until the end of the 20th century. With increased interest in renewable energy sources and rising demand for batteries for electric vehicles, the lithium contained within these deep Cornish brines is now of…

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Relaxed Session

October 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street
Truro, TR12SJ United Kingdom
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The Royal Cornwall museum are welcoming anyone who might benefit from visiting the museum earlier in the day: Spectrum ASD have helped us to develop an autism-friendly environment, with sensory backpacks, ear-defenders and an adapted trail with a separate chill-out room for those need to take time out. Perfect for autistic children and their families/carers but suitable for all – our staff are friendly, aware and happy to help. Satruday October 26th. 9:30-11am FREE for 16 and under admission fees…

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