May Half Term Holiday Programme

Open Sessions: Gibson Brands Interactive Studio, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, get hands-on in our Gibson Brands Interactive Studio. Our Visitor Experience Musicians are on hand to have a jam or give tips and advice to get you started on your musical journey.

Suitable for all ages

Dougie’s Mini Music Makers: All day

We’ve dedicated a space in our Gibson Brands Interactive Studio to under-fives. This section includes percussion and rhythm instruments so your tots can dance to the beat of their own rhythm.

Suitable for under fives

Family trail: All day

Meet Dougie Floyd and his gang of musical mates, explore the exhibition following clues and completing puzzles along the way. Complete the Trail and receive a certificate making you a British Music Explorer.

Suitable for 4 -11-year olds

Get Crafty with Frankie Feathers: Make Your Own Tambourine

Get crafty with Frankie Feathers this half term and make your own tambourine. We’re celebrating the history and traditions of May Day in Britain. Learn about how Folk and Celtic music and dancing played a big part in celebrating this annual holiday. Get crafty and make your own May Day Tambourine. Afterwards, take a look in our Skiffle cabinet, a music movement whose roots are embedded in folk music and DIY instruments.

Suitable for all ages