This October half term we have a fantastic programme of activities aimed to be lots of fun for all the family yet inspire and connect young and old to our military heritage!
‘Where’s Wally Big Museum Hunt’
Drop-in, running every day, 19 October – 3 November, 10 – 5pm
Can you find Wally at Bodmin Keep? Visitors are invited to come dressed in their stripes and explore the museum searching for Wally and his friends along the way!
Clare Hollingworth and the Scoop of the Century Storytelling Workshop
22 October, 2pm
Join PaddleBoat Theatre Company for a fantastic storytelling workshop! Become a real journalist and delve into local tales and maybe uncover a story or two of your own. Designed for all the family this workshop will be filled with intriguing artefacts, unheard stories and adventures into the past. Work together to bring memories to life and save them for the future! Tickets are £5, but if you’re coming to see ‘Clare Hollingworth and the Scoop of the Century’ at The Old Library afterwards, your ticket to the workshop will be FREE.
Military Team Building with an Ex-Soldier!
23 October, Sessions at 11 – 11:45am, 12 – 12:45pm, 1 – 1:45pm, 2 – 2:45pm.
Join Major ‘Spanner’ Manley for this fun session for all the family which will encourage teamwork, knot-tying skills, and thinking under pressure to solve challenges and tasks. Suitable for age 7 years+. Let the family rivalry begin!
Just come along, no need to book!
£2 additional to museum entry.
Homefront to Battlefront
24 October, 11am – 3pm
Meet Homefront to Battlefront re-enactors including D-Day paratroopers, an Air Raid Precaution (ARP) Warden and the Auxiliary Territorial Service or women’s branch of the British Army as they bring World War Two alive! Suitable for the whole family. Not to be missed!
Peg Soldier ‘Crafternoons’
25 October, 30 October & 1 November, 12pm – 3:30pm
Join us to make a peg soldier to take home.
World War One Trench Experience
29 October, 11am and 2pm
Enlist at the guard room and march to explore our overground trench. Weather permitting.
Tour of Bodmin Keep
21, 28 & 31 October, 11am and 2pm
Find out about the fascinating history of Bodmin Keep, one of the town’s most important historic buildings, during this family-friendly tour.