Be amazed at Brambell Natural History Museum, Bangor University

Date 25/10/2017

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Museums across Wales are getting ready to celebrate and promote Wales’ outstanding cultural offer at the second Welsh Museums Festival from 25 October to 5 November 2017.

Over 100 events and exhibitions will be on offer for the whole family from sleepovers, talks, walks, hunts and handling sessions to archaeologist digs, re-enactments, dressing up, tea parties and Halloween themed activities.

Bangor University’s Brambell Natural History Museum, will be open to the public on Saturday, 4 November as part of the festival. The theme of the day is ‘Animals in Welsh Mythology’. Using specimens from the Museum as inspiration, workshops on drawing from specimens to create imaginative collages, prints, narrative and illustrations with be held with artist Jŵls Williams.

These activities – which is part of Storiel’s work in partnership with Bangor University - are suitable for children 6 to 12 years old. Two sessions will be held from 11am to 1pm for 6-8 years old and from 1.30pm to 3.30pm for 9-12 years old. Booking is essential by telephoning 01248 353368 or emailing storiel@gwynedd.llyw.cymru