Where's Wally? The Big Museum Hunt

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:00 am - Saturday, November 02, 2019 4:00 pm
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Join the search for Wally with your family at Erewash Museum this October. We’re part of the national Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt, organised by Kids in Museums and Walker Books, to celebrate the release of the new Where’s Wally? book, Double Trouble at the Museum. Can you find Wally in our museum? Pick up an activity sheet and get a special sticker if you do! From 22nd October to 2nd November. (Normal museum opening hours apply)

Textile Tales

Friday, October 25, 2019 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Did you work in the textile industry in Ilkeston and the Erewash Borough? Come along to our roadshow event. We want to meet everyone involved, from dyers, machine operators, workers, management. From Boardroom to shop floor. We want to hear, and record perhaps, your stories and to see your photographs and items. There will be a display of Lace Tombs and items, videos to see and refreshments. Drop in any time from 11am-3pm

Diwali Day

Saturday, October 26, 2019 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Celebrate the ancient Indian festival of Diwali with creative workshops for all the family. £1.60 per person.

Dance finale 2.30pm-3pm.

Witchcraft and Wizardry Week

Monday, October 28, 2019 11:00 am - Friday, November 01, 2019 3:00 pm
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Join us for fun crafts and a week of spooky adventures at the museum.

Magical Monday: Monday 28 October 11am-3pm. £1.50 per child. Join Woodies Wings at the museum along with a host of fun themed activities including DJ Hazza.

Tuesday through to Fruday- free fun halloween crafts and activities

Evening Talk: Colonel Brian D Shaw

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join Clare Wilkes to hear the story of Ilkeston-born explosives expert Colonel Brian D Shaw, a decorated Sherwood Forester, celebrated chemistry lecturer and outstanding rifleman. Clare's new biography of Brian Shaw will be available for purchase and signing.


Saturday, November 23, 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society for a fun night of stargazing in the museum grounds. Admission is free.

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