Gold Hill / Shaftesbury Abbey Museum All Age Events

All events are free, and everyone is welcome to take part. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

This is the 2020 programme of events, some of which did not run because of the Corona virus / Covid-19 crisis. It remains to be seen what will be feasible in 2022.

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Date / Time

These are 2020’s events. Some were cancelled because of Covid-19

Wednesday 19 February 2-4pm
Gold Hill MuseumToymakers’ WorkshopMake toys from recycled and natural materials
Good Friday 10 April 10-1pmShaftesbury Abbey MuseumPilgrims’ Trail Collect a staff from Shaftesbury Abbey and follow our town trail to find pilgrim souvenirs. Make a pilgrim’s badge to take home
Saturday 05 September 10-4pmShaftesbury Abbey MuseumViking Day at Shaftesbury AbbeyCook, dress, work and play like a Viking. Follow in the footsteps of King Cnut!
Wednesday 28 October 2-4p.m.
Gold Hill MuseumAutumn Activities AfternoonApple pressing, traditional and Hallowe’en crafts