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Weekend Activities and Family Days

Three children in the Stinky Sock Puppet workshop at the Geffrye Museum

Join us for colourful art and craft workshops, storytelling and live musical entertainment. All activities are free. Workshop places are allocated on a first-come, first served basis 30 minutes before each activity. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

You might also want to take a look at our Geffrye Explorers page which lists free activities for families that are available during school holidays and every Saturday and Sunday afternoon.


Home Front family day

Sunday 19 July, 12 - 4.30pm. Free.

A summer family day at the Geffrye Museum

Join us for a day of World War I themed activities including storytelling, drama, craft activities and more!

Our café is open all day, or bring a picnic to eat on the grass.


Ceramics in the City craft activities

Saturday 26 - Sunday 27 September, 2 - 4pm. Free.

A family taking part in the Geffrye's March Madness event

Drop-in sessions running alongside our annual Ceramics in the City fair. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Painted Porcelain

Saturday 26 September, 2 - 4pm

Painted a ceramic item inspired by patterns found throughout the museum.

Crazy Ceramic Headwear

Sunday 27 September, 2 - 4pm

Create ceramic-inspired headwear which will get you noticed!


Geffrye Museum Keyhole