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Workshops and Events

Exhibitions 2014 

Find out about life as a miner - our new exhibition.

October 

18 October - Mining History evening talk, 7pm - 9pm, costs £6.50. A talk on the development of Killhope with slides.

19 October - Woodland Sculpture, 1.30pm - 3.30pm, costs £5. Session ends with hot chocolate and marshmallows. Booking is recommended.

19 October - free volunteer taster day - heritage restoration, 10.30am-4pm. Lunch and refreshments included. Please telephone to book a place.

19 October - Hazely Hush walks, 1.30pm. A guided tour of Killhope’s woodland environment. The hush will be explored and ancient mining techniques discussed and a chance to see our rare red squirrels. This is not a gentle stroll so stout footwear is essential.

25 October - Twilight lantern walks, 2.30pm -5pm, costs £5.  An afternoon of magical fun. Make your own lantern and bring it for a twilight walk through our woodland. Session ends with hot chocolate and marshmallows. Booking is recommended.

25 October - free volunteer taster day - working with nature, 10.30am-4pm. Lunch and refreshments included. Please telephone to book a place.

26 October - Beginners Crochet, 10.30am-4pm, costs £40, includes lunch and refreshments.

28 and 30 October - Kids Spar Box Fun, 11am and 1pm, costs £8.00. Visit the minerals and Spar Boxes in our collection and make a spar creation of your own. All materials supplied. keep this very special folk craft alive! Booking is recommended.

31 October - Halloween at Kilhope, costs £5. A day of fun, ghoulish crafts, and spooky story walks with wonderful story teller Adam Bushnell.

November 

1 November - Campfire Fun, 1pm, costs £5. Make a campfire, woodland crafts, toast marshmallows on the fire and warm up with hot chocolate. Booking is recommended.

2 November - Kids Nature Craft,  1.30pm and 3pm, costs £4. Make insect hotels to take home and help your friendly wildlife hibernate over the winter. Free to take home. Make a hedgehog hibernation hotel. Booking is recommended.

Charges 

All charges for listed activities are in addition to normal admission prices (tickets are valid for 12 months)

Events in the yurt 

We also have events and workshops in our yurt.

The museum closes for the winter from 2 November 2014