World Museum Family Events for August 2015

    Location (with MAP): World Museum
    Date/Time: 1 August 2015. - 31 August 2015. 12:00am
    Event: Family - World Museum Family Events for August 2015
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    Meet the Magnificent Mayas!
    6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 August
    1, 2 and 3pm

    Come along and find out more about Mayan life and culture in this lively, fun and colourful presentation.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Animals and the Maya
    1, 2 August
    1-4pm

    Maya people often included images of animals in the objects they made. Join us to find out more and make your own animal mask to take home.
    Drop in, no booking required

    The Magic of Maya
    1 August
    1, 2 and 3pm

    Take a journey through the magical world of the Maya around our exhibition. Join us as we encounter impossible creatures, ancient ball games and royal burials.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Discovering Islam
    2 August
    1-4pm

    Join our fun family day and learn more about the Muslim community and Islamwith crafts, calligraphy and more!
    Drop in, no booking required

    Maya animal masks
    4, 11, 18, 25 August
    1-4pm

    Get crafty in the aquarium and design your own animal or Maya god mask. Learn about the Peter Pan of the animal world – salamanders, who refuse to grow up – and the Maya god who takes their form.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Maya storytelling
    3, 10, 17, 31 August
    11am-1pm

    Join our friendly visitor host for a traditional Mayan folk tale for our younger visitors.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Masks of the Maya
    15, 16 August
    1-4pm

    Join our family workshop and make a mask like those worn by the Maya civilization that existed for three thousand years in Central America. Masks include legendary figures and animals.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Maya pottery
    29, 30 August
    1-4pm

    The ancient Mayas did not use a potter’s wheel to make round pots. Join us to find out how they did it and make your own to take home.
    Drop in, no booking required

    North African Dance
    15 & 16 August
    1-4pm

    Ya Raqs are a traditional Arabic dance troupe. They will be performing a range of dance styles from Egypt and North Africa and running short workshops for anyone who would like to have a go. For our younger visitors there will be costumes to wear and a special Ya Raqs dance certificate to take home.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Viking Brooches
    8 & 9 August
    1-4pm

    Can you recognise a Viking from their brooch? Find out more and make your own brooch to take home.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Shadow puppets
    22 & 23 August
    1-4pm

    Find out about Javanese shadow puppets and make your own puppet to take home.
    Drop in, no booking required

    Chocolate of the Maya
    5, 12, 20, 26 August
    1-4pm

    Find out why chocolate was so important to the ancient Maya and decorate your own chocolate to take home or eat.
    Drop in, no booking required