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Summer Activities at Danum Gallery Library and Museum

  • Venue/Location:Danum Gallery, Library and Museum
  • Date: 26 Jul 23 - 1 Sep 23
  • Tickets:Free

Come along during the summer holidays, for various fun-filled days. 

Rotating themes each week. 

No need to book, just pop in with your little ones. And, they’re completely free of charge! 

Also, keep an eye on our social media and what’s on page for more events and activities. 

All events run 11AM- 3PM, on the days specified below.

Week Day Location Activity

1 – Space Wednesday 26th July Children’s Library Design an Alien

 Wednesday 26th July Paddington Room TBC*

 Friday 28th July Paddington Room Paper plate planet collage

2- Time Travel Monday 31st July Children’s Library Paper plate dinosaurs

 Wednesday 2nd August Children’s Library Egyptian Headdress

 Wednesday 2nd August Paddington Room Saxon broach

 Friday 4th August Paddington Room Time travel Viewer

3 – Countries Monday 7th August Children’s Library Animal cut and stick – match animals to locations in the world.

 Wednesday 9th August Children’s Library World monument mapping cut and stick similar to animal match on Monday.

 Wednesday 9th August Paddington Room Make your own world monument using paper cup, plates and straws- sample crafts given and images of world monuments as inspiration and links to library activity on same day.

 Friday 11th August Paddington Room Board games of the world.

4 – Transport Monday 14th August Children’s Library Straw Rockets

 Wednesday 16th August Children’s Library Timeline of transport – design car of future

 Wednesday 16th August Paddington Room Transport badges

 Friday 18th August Paddington Room use a paper plate to make a type of transport

5 – Summer Holidays Monday 21st August Children’s Library Create a Pin-wheel for seaside/beach. Seaside related colouring.

 Wednesday 23rd August Children’s library Make a postcard.

 Wednesday 23rd August Paddington Room Seaside mobile

 Friday 25th August Paddington Room Seaside dress up paper craft – Victorian costumes/snorkelers/mermaids etc.

6 – Myths and Legends Wednesday 30th August Children’s Library Myths/legends/gods triorama

 Wednesday 30th August Paddington Room Mythological creature masks

 Friday 1st September Paddington Room Create your own mythical monster or hero – Chimera cut and stick. Potential puppet

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Date and time

26 Jul 23, 11:00 - 1 Sep 23, 15:00


  • Danum Gallery, Library and Museum
  • Waterdale
  • Doncaster
  • South Yorkshire
  • DN1 3BZ

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