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Children’s Christmas Workshops
Saturday 9th, 16th & 23rd December
10.30am – 12noon

Drop off the children (or grandchildren!) and they can enjoy Christmas craft activities, games and storytelling in our fun Christmas Workshops. Workshops last 1.5 hours so it’s the perfect opportunity to get some Christmas shopping done.

For children aged 5yrs+
Workshop places cost £5 per child

Workshop places must be booked in advance to ensure that they run. Please call 01562 69028 or email elizabeth.broadway@museumofcarpet.org.uk.

There will be no workshop on Saturday 2nd December, but the Museum will be open to visit 10am – 1.30pm as usual.

Tuesday 12th – 14th December
Lottery Ticket Holders Free Entry Event

If you have purchased a National Lottery Ticket or Scratchcard bring it along to the Museum and receive free entry. 
As part of a Nationwide event, HLF funded venues are offering rewards to Lottery Ticket buyers as a Thank You for their support. Without the sales of tickets, organisations such as HLF would not exist and be able to fund heritage venues such as our own.


  • One National Lottery ticket provides free entry for up to one family (2 adults & upto 4 children).
  • All National Lottery games qualify for free entry, including tickets from any National Lottery draw based game or National Lottery Scratchcard. Proof of ticket can be paper or digital.
  • The offer is valid on 12th – 14th Decemober 2018 only.
  • Museum of Carpet is open 10am – 1.30pm
  • Museum of Carpet has the right to refuse entry in the unlikely event of venue reaching capacity, as well as unforeseen circumstances.
  • Tickets will be given at the Museum of Carpet reception when visitors arrive with their National Lottery tickets.
Wednesday 7th February 2018
Braiding Workshop

Julie Hedges is an expert braider and has been researching the Indian craft of Ply Split Braiding since 1991.  She has developed the technique to produce beautiful jewellery and stunning sculptural pieces.  She will teach you the traditional method of Ply Split Braiding using carpet yarn to create several sample pieces.

All materials provided.

Suitable for beginners or those who would like to learn.

Tea, coffee and biscuits available throughout the day.

To book: email  learning@museumofcarpet.org.uk  or call 01562 69028