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Weekend Activities and Family Days

Making Home: Young People’s Take-Over Family Day - for all ages

Sunday 18 October, 12 - 4.30pm. Free.

Mother and daughter in craft workshop

Celebrating the Family Learning Festival  

Join us to explore how people have decorated their homes through the centuries. The event will include biscuit baking, plant pot decorating, a treasure hunt and more for families and young people.

This event has been programmed by our Youth Advisory Panel

Programme of activities

The Cookie Shack - for ages 11 - 16

On your marks, get set….Bake! Create your own sugar cookies and decorate them with designs inspired by Islamic and Turkish style prints.

Lasts approximately 2hrs from 2 - 4pm

Sweet Sensations - for all ages

Here’s your chance to show off your baking skills and decorate tasty biscuits using inspiration from Africa!

Lasts approximately 45 minutes: (12.30 - 1.15pm), (1.30 - 2.15pm), (2.45 - 3.30pm) and (3.45 - 4.30pm)

Beautiful Flower Pots - for all ages

Create your very own plant pot and plant seeds to grow back at home.

Lasts approximately 45 minutes: (12.30 - 1.15pm), (1.30 - 2.15pm), (2.45 - 3.30pm) and (3.45 - 4.30pm)

Badge-Master - for all ages

Get crafty with our Badge Master and design badges inspired by Islamic art around the home.

12 - 4pm drop in

#HomeTreasure - for all ages

Can you complete our trail challenge? Find the objects, upload your photo to Instagram or Twitter and tag your images with #HomeSweetHome to win prizes!

12 - 4pm drop in

Geffrye Museum Keyhole