What’s on for Families at Riverside Museum

The Riverside Museum hold a fantastic programme of activities for all the family throughout the year!

When, Where & How Much...

Next Date: 29 April 2017
Future Dates: 30 April 2017
Time(s): See listing for details
Where: Riverside Museum, Glasgow West End
Price: This is a free event

Contact Information

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What’s on for Families at Riverside Museum
About What’s on for Families at Riverside Museum

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th March: Anchor Line Bookmarks
Saturday 11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm, Sunday 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Design your own bookmarks inspired by our Anchor Line posters from the 1920s and 30s.

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th March: Wild Animal Menagerie
Saturday 11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm, Sunday 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Make your own portable wild animal menagerie; cut, collage, layer, and paint your own creatures for display.

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th March: Paper Boat Adventures
Saturday 11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm, Sunday 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Construct and decorate your own paper boat and sett off for an adventure!

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th March: Puppets Props & Backdrops
Saturday 11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm, Sunday 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Make your own puppet on a stick; create a tiny stage show made for the funfair.

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd April: Easter Bunny Cards
Saturday 11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm, Sunday 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Surprise your family and friends with a hand-made Easter bunny card!

Tuesday 4th April: Animal Masquerade
11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Make and decorate a mask inspired by the fairground menagerie.

Thursday 6th April: Cardboard Sea Creatures
11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Have some fun making and decorating 3-D cardboard sea creatures.

Friday 7th April: Easter Chicks Cards
1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Make and decorate an Easter card with cut-out chicks.

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April: Big TOP!
Saturday 11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm, Sunday 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Acrobats on strings, fire eaters, strong men , create fun moving characters to fill the big top tent.

Monday 10th April: Fairground Hanging Mobiles
11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Construct your own hanging mobile inspired by the colourful fairgrounds!

Tuesday 11th April: Ship to Shore
11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
In this print making workshop, be inspired by luxury sea travel of the 1920’s and 30s’ Anchorline Posters.

Wednesday 12th April: Air Balloons Adventure
11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Join us for some adventure and construct your own air balloon decoration to hang in your room.

Thursday 13th April: Ship to Shore
11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
In this print making workshop, be inspired by luxury sea travel of the 1920’s and 30s’ Anchorline Posters.

Friday 14th April: Giant Slide Show
11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Make your own Giant slides inspired by the Magic Lantern which the show people used in the Victorian era.

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th April: Easter Carousel Fun
Saturday 11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm, Sunday 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Have some fun making and decorating your own carousel with Easter bunnies and chicks.

Monday 17th April: Giant Slide Show
11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Make your own Giant slides inspired by the Magic Lantern which the show people used in the Victorian era.

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd April: Mini Fairground
Saturday 11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm, Sunday 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Design and Construct a mini fairground full of dazzle, risk, and fun.

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April: Clay Sparrow Decorations
Saturday 11am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 3pm, Sunday 1.30pm - 3pm | Free | Drop-in
Learn more about sparrows and make your own clay sparrow decorations.


Explore our creative programme of activities for all the family!


Glasgow Museums welcomes families and children of all ages and all our venues are FREE to visit.

Our displays and exhibitions are designed with families in mind, so you’ll always find something interesting to explore when you visit. This event lists activities for families with children up to 12 years old.
They are FREE unless otherwise stated.

The activities listed here are for family groups and children. If you would like to arrange a visit for an organized group, please contact the individual museum in advance.

Additional Dates: 30 April 2017

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for What’s on for Families at Riverside Museum are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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