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Face to Face: Portraits Through Time
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Face to Face: Portraits Through Time

Explore a centuries-old fascination with capturing our own image.... Read more

CPD: Explore Paintings Through Sketching
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CPD: Explore Paintings Through Sketching

Discover how our learning officers engage children through art by... Read more

May Half Term: Over 7's Workshop - Fabulous Felting
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  • Workshop

May Half Term: Over 7's Workshop - Fabulous Felting

10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.00pm - 2.30pm   Create stunning... Read more

May Half Term: The Magic of Making
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  • Workshop

May Half Term: The Magic of Making

10.30am - 3.30pm Get hands on this May Half Term! Make your own... Read more

May Half Term: Over 7s Workshops - Telling Tales with Melody Starkey
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May Half Term: Over 7s Workshops - Telling Tales with Melody Starkey

10.30am – 12.00pm Calling all young writers! Join... Read more

May Half Term: 'Extraordinary Shorts' - Author Reading
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  • Family

May Half Term: 'Extraordinary Shorts' - Author Reading

1.30pm & 2.30pm Visit the History Gallery and listen to acclaimed... Read more

Early Years Exhibition: A Very Viking Voyage
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  • Family

Early Years Exhibition: A Very Viking Voyage

The Herbert's famous early year's play space for families returns... Read more

A Very Viking Voyage Family Day
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  • Family

A Very Viking Voyage Family Day

10.00am - 4.00pm Celebrate the opening of our Summer early years... Read more

May Half Term: Over 7s Workshop - Serious about Screen Printing
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May Half Term: Over 7s Workshop - Serious about Screen Printing

10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.00pm - 2.30pm Learn the art of screen... Read more

Sensory Stories & Rhymes
  • Family

Sensory Stories & Rhymes

Every Tuesday during Coventry-term time Childminders' session:... Read more

Awaken the Arts
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Awaken the Arts

This session will take a look at the many wonderful sculptures on display... Read more

Mini Makers: Viking Voyages
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Mini Makers: Viking Voyages

Join us for an exciting new addition to our... Read more

Joan Eardley: A Private View
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  • After Hours

Joan Eardley: A Private View

Friday 9 June 8.00pm & Saturday 10 June 4.00pm This exciting,... Read more

The Women's Social
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  • After Hours

The Women's Social

Expand your social network and get inspired. Meet like-minded people... Read more

Sketch Coventry
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Sketch Coventry

10.00am - 3.30pm Meet in the Herbert Café and join friendly... Read more

Linocut Print Workshop with Adie Blundell
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Linocut Print Workshop with Adie Blundell

  Introduction to Lino Cutting: Portraits A day with artist... Read more

Coventry Pride Marketplace
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Coventry Pride Marketplace

We’re joining the city wide celebrations for Coventry Pride... Read more

Joan Eardley Workshop: 'The Bairns just won’t sit still!'
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Joan Eardley Workshop: 'The Bairns just won’t sit still!'

Join artists from The Thrive Archive for a 90-minute workshop 'After... Read more

SEN Early Bird Session: a Viking Voyage
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  • Exhibition
  • Family

SEN Early Bird Session: a Viking Voyage

9.15am - 10.00am  The Herbert's famous sensory space for... Read more

Civic Day 2017, The Old Grammar School
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Civic Day 2017, The Old Grammar School

Join the Coventry Society in the stunning 12th century Old Grammar... Read more

Herbert Illuminations: Our Place Here
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Herbert Illuminations: Our Place Here

Materials, Makings and Memories  12.30pm - 1.30pm Linking to... Read more

Concrete Jewellery Workshop
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Concrete Jewellery Workshop

Join jewellery designer/maker Rhiannon Palmer and learn how to create... Read more

Fearsome Craftsmen: Discover the Artistry of the Viking World
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Fearsome Craftsmen: Discover the Artistry of the Viking World

Making the perilous journey through the crashing waves of the North Sea,... Read more

Pearls and Swine: a midsummer fascinator workshop
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Pearls and Swine: a midsummer fascinator workshop

Sunday 2 July 12.15pm to 4pm £55 A unique hat-making workshop... Read more

CPD Event for Teachers: Early British History
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CPD Event for Teachers: Early British History

Work with our Learning Officer to develop your knowledge of early... Read more

Mini Makers: Sunny Summer
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Mini Makers: Sunny Summer

Join us for an exciting new addition to our... Read more

Introduction to Silversmithing
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Introduction to Silversmithing

This full day course will teach you all the basic techniques of cutting,... Read more

Herbert Illuminations: Bringing the Vikings to Life

Join Chris Tuckley, Head of Interpretation for the JORVIK Group in... Read more

Summer Holidays: Family Day
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Summer Holidays: Family Day

10.00am – 4.00pm Join us for our biggest family day of... Read more

Summer Holidays: The Vikings Have Landed
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Summer Holidays: The Vikings Have Landed

Excluding Sundays 10.30am – 3.30pm Boats, fires, swords galore,... Read more

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