7th August to the 10th August at Royal Engineers Museum
This year sees one hundred years since the end of the First World War. To mark this event visit our exhibition VC: For Valour – Sapper VCs of the First World War, plus you can enjoy various First World War-related craft activities. Tue-Fri throughout the summer holidays. There is a different activity to enjoy each day.
Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm
Tuesday 7 August – The Royal Engineers Museum Needs You!
Posters were used by the government in order to encourage men to join the army. Lord Kitchener, a Royal Engineer, was in charge of the recruitment campaign and he features on many of the well-known wartime posters. Do you think you can design your own poster?
Wednesday 8 August – Design a Postcard
To keep in contact with family and friends, soldiers would send postcards. Design a postcard as if you were going to send it to your family.
Thursday 9 August – Code Wheel
Boys were unable to keep the messages secret but girls could. Make a code wheel to help you keep the secret, secret.
Friday 10 August – Hands-on-History First World War Style
Spark your imagination and help bring history to life by handling First World War artefacts from the Museum’s collection and create a replica from the weeks First World War Home Front theme.
Ticket Prices (Annual Tickets):
Adult – £8.80
Child (Aged 5-15 Years) – £4.40
Senior Citizen – £7.00
Student – £7.00
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children) – £23.50
Plus £2 per child, per activity