Fire engine to the rescue!

Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on Sunday 9th December and create your own fire engine collage!

Fire engine to the rescue!

About Fire engine to the rescue!

WEEoooWEEoooWEEooo! Come along to the museum and create a collage depicting a fire engine putting out a fire by using scrap papers, sequins, magazines and many other materials.

Suitable for all ages.

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.

Events 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 organised group, please contact the individual museum in advance.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Fire engine to the rescue! are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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