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Herbert Collective: Melody Makers Open Call
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Herbert Collective: Melody Makers Open Call

Get your voice heard Be part of the story... Open... Read more

Early Years Exhibition: A Very Viking Voyage
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Early Years Exhibition: A Very Viking Voyage

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

Summer Holidays Week 4: Viking Crafts
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Summer Holidays Week 4: Viking Crafts

10.30am – 3.30pm With a different craft activity every day we... Read more

Summer Holidays: Time Travelling Tales
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Summer Holidays: Time Travelling Tales

Go back in time to the age of the Vikings and come face to face with... Read more

Summer Holidays Week 5: Weapons and War
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Summer Holidays Week 5: Weapons and War

10.30am – 3.30pm With a different craft activity every day we... Read more

Summer Holidays: Roaring Rhymes
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Summer Holidays: Roaring Rhymes

11am, 1pm and 3pm Join in with sensory play and Makaton signing as we... Read more

Sensory Stories and Rhymes
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Sensory Stories and Rhymes

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

Mini Makers: Absolutely Abstract
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Mini Makers: Absolutely Abstract

Two sessions: 10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.30pm –... Read more

Coventry Archives and Research Centre: Heritage Open Day 2017
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Coventry Archives and Research Centre: Heritage Open Day 2017

10.00am - 4.00pm Discover a treasure trove of information on... Read more

Herbert Store Tours : Heritage Open Days 2017
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Herbert Store Tours : Heritage Open Days 2017

11.00am and 2.30pm  – Painting Store 11.00am and 2.30pm... Read more

Picasso: Linocuts from the British Museum
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Picasso: Linocuts from the British Museum

A unique opportunity to delve into the creative mind of one of the 20th... Read more

Local Heritage Societies Fair : Heritage Open Days 2017
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Local Heritage Societies Fair : Heritage Open Days 2017

10.00am - 4.00pm Interested in learning more about heritage... Read more

Whitefriars Tours : Heritage Open Days 2017
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Whitefriars Tours : Heritage Open Days 2017

10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm & 3.00pm Visit the rarely opened... Read more

Medieval Undercroft Tours : Heritage Open Days 2017
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Medieval Undercroft Tours : Heritage Open Days 2017

10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm - Saturday  12.30pm,... Read more

Copper Candelabra Workshop
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Copper Candelabra Workshop

1.00pm – 3.30pm Try out a new and unusual skill at this friendly... Read more

Herbert Lates: Art Fiesta
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Herbert Lates: Art Fiesta

7.30pm – 10.30pm It’s fiesta time! Celebrate the end of... Read more

Introduction to Silversmithing
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Introduction to Silversmithing

10.15am – 3.00pm This one day course will teach you all the basic... Read more

Herbert Illuminations: Picasso, master printmaker
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Herbert Illuminations: Picasso, master printmaker

12.30pm – 1.30pm Join Jenny Ramkalawon, Curator for Western... Read more

Sensory Play Days
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Sensory Play Days

Thursdays & Fridays, 10.30am – 11.30am & 1.00pm –... Read more

SEN Early Bird Session: Sensory Play Days
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SEN Early Bird Session: Sensory Play Days

Fridays, 9.15am - 10.00am Let imaginations soar as your child learns to... Read more

Arup – Living with the World’s Tallest Statue
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Arup – Living with the World’s Tallest Statue

8.00pm - 9.00pm Join engineers from leading civil engineering group... Read more

CPD: Teaching Modern Foreign Languages through Art
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CPD: Teaching Modern Foreign Languages through Art

Suitable for all Key Stage 1 & 2 teachers and teaching assistants or... Read more

Cardboardia – making workshop
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Cardboardia – making workshop

12.00pm to 4.00pm   Join international art collective Cardboardia... Read more

Mini Makers: Potty about Picasso
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Mini Makers: Potty about Picasso

Two sessions: 10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.30pm –... Read more

Show and Tell: Art and the Asylum
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Show and Tell: Art and the Asylum

Part of Scratch the Surface - DIALOGUE 2017 mental health arts festival,... Read more

Psyche on the Skin: Art and History
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Psyche on the Skin: Art and History

Part of Scratch the Surface - DIALOGUE 2017 mental health arts festival,... Read more

The Boy Who Bit Picasso: A Talk with Antony Penrose
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The Boy Who Bit Picasso: A Talk with Antony Penrose

An entertaining and amusing first-hand account of a life spent visiting... Read more

Leather Jewellery Workshop (vegan option available)
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Leather Jewellery Workshop (vegan option available)

Join fantastic designer and Etsy team leader Melodie Telliez for a... Read more

Herbert Late: Festival of the Dead Launch Party
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Herbert Late: Festival of the Dead Launch Party

Friday the 13th is known as the scariest, unluckiest night of the year.... Read more

Catching Rabbits and Starting Fires Workshop
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Catching Rabbits and Starting Fires Workshop

Part of Festival of the Dead, and Coventry Biennial of Contemporary... Read more

Festival of the Dead Film Screening: Carnivore: Werewolf of London (UK premiere)
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Festival of the Dead Film Screening: Carnivore: Werewolf of London (UK premiere)

Part of Festival of the Dead A carnivorous creature is hellbent on... Read more

Herbert Illuminations: The Coffin Works
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Herbert Illuminations: The Coffin Works

Part of Festival of the Dead For over 100 years the Newman Brothers... Read more

CPD: Private View of the Crafts of the Punjab exhibition
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CPD: Private View of the Crafts of the Punjab exhibition

This exhibition celebrates the fine artisanal work of different centres in... Read more

Half Term: Over 7s Workshop – Picasso Pottery Painting
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Half Term: Over 7s Workshop – Picasso Pottery Painting

10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.00pm – 2.30pm Join Diana Fallowes... Read more

Nightmares and Nibbles
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Nightmares and Nibbles

7.30pm – 8.30pm (bar from 6.45pm) 9.30pm – 10.30pm (bar from... Read more

Mini Makers: Fabulous Fireworks
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Mini Makers: Fabulous Fireworks

Two sessions: 10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.30pm –... Read more

Affordable Print and Ceramics Fair
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Affordable Print and Ceramics Fair

Celebrate the beauty and style of handcrafted prints and ceramics from the... Read more

Linocut Print Workshop
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Linocut Print Workshop

Enjoy a day with artist Adie Blundell and learn how to create your very... Read more

The Boy Who Bit Picasso : Performance
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The Boy Who Bit Picasso : Performance

11.00am – 12.10pm and 2.00pm – 3.10pm (no interval) Come... Read more

World Nursery Rhyme Week: Rhymetastic Craftastic
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World Nursery Rhyme Week: Rhymetastic Craftastic

Join us after our Sensory Stories and Rhymes session to take part in... Read more

Pearls and Swine: A Winter's Fascinator Workshop
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Pearls and Swine: A Winter's Fascinator Workshop

10.30am – 3.30pm A unique hat-making workshop with pop surreal... Read more

Natural Textile Dyeing Workshop
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Natural Textile Dyeing Workshop

12.30pm – 3.30pm Create a beautiful hand dyed scarf. Inspired... Read more

Mini Makers: Feeling Festive
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Mini Makers: Feeling Festive

Two sessions: 10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.30pm –... Read more

Making Merry: Festive Arts, Crafts and Gifts Fair
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Making Merry: Festive Arts, Crafts and Gifts Fair

Our fabulous feast of festive fun returns, bringing you the best local... Read more

Festive Gin Tasting Experience with the Little Gin Company
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Festive Gin Tasting Experience with the Little Gin Company

Get into the Christmas spirit (see what we did there?) with a gloriously... Read more

A Christmas Carol: A Folk Opera
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A Christmas Carol: A Folk Opera

Performed in The Old Grammar School The quintessential Victorian... Read more

Sensory Stories and Rhymes: Santa Special
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Sensory Stories and Rhymes: Santa Special

Join us for this festive edition of the popular Early Years... Read more

Christmas and New Year: Feeling Festive
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Christmas and New Year: Feeling Festive

10.30am – 3.30pm Come in from the cold and join us in our craft... Read more

Christmas and New Year: Winter Wonders
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Christmas and New Year: Winter Wonders

10.30am – 3.30pm Grab yourself a bargain and get two activities... Read more

Mini Makers: Colours of the Punjab
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Mini Makers: Colours of the Punjab

Two sessions: 10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.30pm –... Read more

CPD: Figure Drawing
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CPD: Figure Drawing

Suitable for secondary art teachers, this session demonstrates how using... Read more

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