Make Do And Mend

The People's Palace hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 9th November and make your own wartime inspired peg doll.

Make Do And Mend

About Make Do And Mend

With the 11th November just around the corner, we will discover how difficult life was for people in Britain during WW2. Channeling the 'Make do and Mend' spirit, you will create your own wartime inspired peg doll.

Glasgow Museums welcomes families and children of all ages and all our venues are FREE to visit. Events are also FREE unless otherwise stated.

Our displays and exhibitions are designed with families in mind, so you’ll always find something interesting to explore when you visit.

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 Make Do And Mend are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

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