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EASTER 2010 EVENTS at National Museums Liverpool

EASTER EVENTS at National Museums Liverpool

imageSATURDAY 3 – SUNDAY 11 April 2010
Get Hopping to National Museums Liverpool This Easter

An egg-splosion of free family fun at National Museums Liverpool will keep everyone occupied during the Easter holidays. Free family events.

Walker Art Gallery

This Easter the Walker Art Gallery is one of four cultural venues across Liverpool included in Liverpool’s Crackin’ Easter Trail, an opportunity for super-sleuths of all ages to get creative, crack the clues and be in with a chance of winning £500 or one of the cultural gifts on offer. The event runs from 3 -11 April 2010

From Saturday 20 March visitors can pick up the trail from either the Walker or Lady Lever Art Gallery as well as the other participating venues.
The trail is also available for download from National Museums Liverpool’s website: or by email

Once you have your trail you can earn your stamps by taking part in the free activities and solve the clues inside the four great venues. In addition with every stamped Crackin’ Easter Trail you can gain 10% discount in the participating cafes or shops.

Liverpool’s Crackin’ Easter Trail is an Culture Liverpool and Open Culture initiative. The partner venues are Bluecoat, FACT, Tate Liverpool and Walker Art Gallery.

The Walker Art Gallery is hosting free activities from 3- 11 April 2010. Highlights include:

Easter Hats
5 & 6 April 2010
1- 4pm

Many of the paintings in the gallery feature people with all sorts of hats or bonnets. Be inspired by paintings such as Millais’ Isabella and create your own stylish headwear.

Treasure boxes
7 & 8 April 2010
1- 4pm

Our Craft and Design Gallery is home to an array of treasures. Use the colours, shapes and textures on display to help you decorate your own mini treasure box with beautiful jewels and other collage materials.

Horsey, horsey
9 & 10 April 2010
1- 4pm

This fun workshop is inspired by artist George Stubbs who was probably most famous for his paintings of horses.  To mark the Grand National design your very own jockey silks.

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Easter events at other National Museums Liverpool venues:

International Slavery Museum

An eggstravaganza
4 & 5 April 2010

Learn more about fair trade in this egg-citing new art and craft session.

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Merseyside Maritime Museum – Seized! Revenue and Customs Uncovered

Easter Rummage
4 & 5 April 2010
1, 1.30, 2, 3 &3.30pm

See if you can find any chocolate treats on the ship in a special Easter rummage.

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National Conservation Centre

Easter Crafts
1 & 3 April 2010

Join the easter-themed arts and crafts from card making to egg painting.

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Lady Lever Art Gallery

Easter Arts and Crafts
4, 5, 12 & 15 April 2010

Make some Easter decorations in this family workshop.

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