All events require advance booking. Please refer to each event detail for booking information.
You can book a place at any of our events at the Museum shop, over the phone on 01225 464640 or via email to email@example.com.
All workshops include free admission to the Museum. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, one adult maximun to two children per workshop.
15 May Friday 19:30 – 20:30
In celebration of the Music in China exhibition, musician Emily Harmer will demonstrate her collection of Asian flutes and take you on a journey through the traditional folk melodies from China and Japan. Meet the artist and see the flutes themselves close up.
29 May Friday 18:00 – 19:00
Public £10.00; Friends & Students £7.00
Take a trip across Asia through the sound of traditional flutes. With live demonstrations and recorded examples, examine the similarities and differences of musical culture throughout Asia. Find out about the strange atmospheric buzz of the Chinese Dizi, be hypnotised by devotional Indian ragas and listen to the story of the blind monks who played the Japanese Shakuhachi.
26 June Friday 18:00 – 19:00
Public £6; Friends & Students £3, materials included
Join us on this early evening origami workshop specially design for adults where you can explore the ancient Asian paper craft of origami. We will teach you to create origami sheep – the current zodiac of the year – and a few other zodiac animals.
7 June Sunday 12:00 – 17:00
Join the group on this special annual event. Take part in activities and experience Japanese culture. Activities include: origami, calligraphy, Japanese children’s games, Kimono dressing up, tea ceremony and more.