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11-19 February 2012


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Spend the day together as a family

Victorian secret message
Sat 11, Sun 12 & Fri 17 Feb, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm Learn the secret language of flowers and herbs and write a message for a special person. 5+ Museum of London

Enter a Victorian photograph Bones and diseases

Tue 14 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm Create fictional Victorian characters, then dress up and enter a photograph from the time. 7+ Museum of London Docklands*

Thu 16 Feb, 11.30am 12.15pm & 1.30-2.15pm Join the Museums osteologists to explore life and death in London. 7+ Museum of London Docklands

Peep show

Sat 11 & Wed 15 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm Explore the architecture of East India Quay then make a paper peep show. 5+ Museum of London Docklands

Hands on archaeology

Caring for Dickens

Mon 13, Tue 14 & Fri 17 Feb, 3.15-4.15pm Help improve the Museums archaeological collections. 7+ Museum of London*

Thu 16 Feb, 11.30am 1pm & 2-3.30pm Learn how the Museums conservators look after Dickensian objects. 5+ Museum of London

Characters from history Charles Dickens

Tue 14 Feb, 12-12.25pm, 1.30-1.55pm & 2.30-2.55pm Use the Museums collections Sat 11 Feb, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & to explore the work and play of 3-3.30pm; Wed 15 Feb, 11.45am 12.15pm, 1.15-1.45pm & 3-3.30pm children in Dickens time. 5+ Meet Dickens and learn which of his Museum of London novels are based on his childhood. 5+ Isambard Kingdom Brunel Museum of London Tue 14 Feb, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3pm & 3.30-4pm The real Miss Havisham Meet Brunel, the great engineer of Sun 12 & Mon 13 Feb, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm; Wed 15 Feb, ships and bridges. 5+ 11-11.30am, 12.30-1pm & 2-2.30pm Museum of London Docklands Find out who was behind Dickens Victorian playground eccentric and memorable Miss Wed 15 Feb, 10.30-11.30am & 2-3pm Havisham. 5+ Find out about Victorian games Museum of London then make your own toy. 1+ Victorian playground Museum of London Mon 13 Feb, 10.30-11.30am & The legend of spring-heeled Jack 2-3pm Fri 17 Feb, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3pm & Find out about Victorian games 3.30-4pm then make your own toy. 1+ Hear the story of spring-heeled Museum of London Docklands Jack that gripped the whole of Victorian London. 5+ Archaeology exposed Mon 13, Tue 14 & Fri 17 Feb, Museum of London Docklands 10am 4pm Key Celebrate the tenth birthday Museum of London of the Museum of Londons Museum of London Docklands Archaeological Archive with a series * tickets on application of interactive object sessions. 7+ Museum of London

Dickens children

Strolling with Dickens

Thu 16 & Sat 18 Feb, 1-1.35pm, 2-2.35pm & 3-3.35pm Join our storyteller recreating Dickens walks through London. 5+ Museum of London

Victorian childhood

Fri 17 Feb, 11.30am 12pm & 1.30-2pm Explore the lives of children at work and play in Victorian London. 5+ Museum of London Docklands

Victorian optical illusions

Sat 18 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm See some spectacular illusions and learn your own magic tricks. 5+ Museum of London Docklands

Mapping Dickens London

Sat 18 & Sun 19 Feb, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm Make a map to guide you through Dickens London. 5+ Museum of London
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Enter a Victorian photograph

Mon 13 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm, 2-3pm & 3.30-4.30pm Create fictional Victorian characters, then dress up and enter a photograph from the time. 5+ Museum of London*



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