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Family events at No.1 Royal Crescent

No.1 Royal Crescent
Museum Trail


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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


4 March- 25 June
Museum Trail | Free 
Children use a fun trail sheet to understand the elegant features of classical architecture as shown in the beautiful models in our exhibition.

Workshop Fri 17 Feb and Thu 13 Apr
| Ages 5+ | 11:00-13:00 | Free
Making Model Workshop
Using the intricate models in our exhibition as inspiration, come and design your own construction using modelling clay. Add some decorative touches and take it home.

8-23 Apr
Springtime Paper Craft Fun | Ages 5+ | Free
Get crafty during the Easter holidays and try your hand at creating delicate paper flower pictures, inspired by 18th century artist Mary Delany. Take them home, or pin them to our display board.

Easter Holiday Demonstrations 11:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:00 | Free
Come and handle objects, try on costumes and discover more about life above and below stairs in the 18th century.

Sun 21 Apr Foundation Stone Family Day | Free
A free outdoor event to celebrate the laying of the foundation stone of the Royal Crescent 250 years ago. The Natural Theatre Company will create one of their celebrated street theatre performances by taking a piece of Bath Stone from Combe Down where it would have been mined, across the River Avon and through the city centre to lay it at the Royal Crescent, collecting people on the way to create a procession. Stone carving and carpentry demonstrations, walking tours and other hands-on activities will be taking place throughout the day.

Fri 19 May Party In The City | Free
No. 1 Royal Crescent once again hosts performances as part of the city wide opening night of Bath Festival, this year on the anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the Royal Crescent.

Sat 29 Jul | A Day In The Life Of The Royal Crescent- Picnic In The Park | Free | 11:00 – 15:00
A summer celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Crescent where everyone is invited to bring a picnic to the lower lawn of the Royal Crescent and enjoy the view without any cars. The Natural Theatre Company will be entertaining visitors with performances along the Royal Crescent based on the stories of people who have lived in this world famous building.

11 & 25 Aug | Family Fridays Workshops | Free |  Ages 5+
New Views of the Crescent- What is your view through the sash windows of No. 1? A Georgian sedan chair, a pastoral scene or perhaps a contemporary take such as families on a picnic or tourists on a bus.

At our Family Friday workshops, families can create their unique views on a fabric square with the help of Beverley Ferguson, No. 1’s Artist in Residence, using a range of art resources. The work produced will be joined together to form a vibrant hanging similar to this one and it will feature in an exhibition at No.1 at the end of 2017.

11 Aug 11:00-15:00 - Focus on Printmaking and Sewing – use paint, stamps and thread to create your piece.
25 Aug 11:00-15:00 - Try the skills of Appliqué and Collage – combine materials and paper on your fabric square.



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Tel: 01225 428126

Opening Times

Opening (4 Mar 2017 - 25 Aug 2017)
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