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Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
Colours of Rocks
01 June - 06 July 2019
This exhibition will feature a collection of small abstract paintings created by the local artist Junko O’Neill, using Japanese traditional paints made from natural mineral pigments. Unlike oil paints...
Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
I Grew Up 80s Opening Night
21 June 2019
I Grew up 80s Opening Night 5.30 – 9pm Friday 21 June 2019 Dust down your Rubik's Cube™ and grab your legwarmers for a warp-speed trip back to the 80s! The fantastic new exhibition I Grew Up 80s at...
Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
I Grew Up 80s
22 June - 14 September 2019
Dust down your Rubik's Cube™ and grab your legwarmers for a warp-speed trip back to the 80s! The fantastic new exhibition I Grew Up 80s at the Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery will give an entire...
Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
Hats and Hairbands
31 July 2019
31 July 2019
22 August 2019
22 August 2019
Hats & Hairbands Wed 31 July 10.30am – 12.30pm & 2pm – 4pm Thurs 22 August 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2pm – 4pm Bows, ribbons and sparkle, it was all acceptable in the 80s. Join us to make your own hat and...
Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
Beads and Bangles
1 August 2019
1 August 2019
21 August 2019
21 August 2019
Thurs 1 August 10.30am – 12.30pm & 2pm – 4pm Wed 21 Aug 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2pm – 4pm Subtle was not the word for jewellery in the 1980s, pearls, bows, sparkle – the brighter and bigger the better....
Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
T-Shirt Designs
7 August 2019
7 August 2019
29 August 2019
29 August 2019
Wed 7 August 10.30am – 12.30pm & 2pm – 4pm Thurs 29 August 10.30am – 12.30pm & 2pm – 4pm Upcycling is nothing new! Bored with your old T-Shirt – don’t throw it away give it a 1980s inspired make-over...
Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
Neon Signs
8 August 2019
8 August 2019
28 August 2019
28 August 2019
Thurs 8 August 10.30am – 12.30pm & 2pm – 4pm Wed 28 August 10.30am – 12.30pm & 2pm – 4pm Make sure you are seen! You weren’t with the 80s if you didn’t have a splash of Neon somewhere. Use our kits to...
Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
Retro Coding Workshop
14 August 2019
14 August 2019
Wed 14 August 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2pm – 4pm Put your coding skills to the test, creating your version of an arcade classic. Using the popular Scratch software, participants will build a game...
Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
Simon Says "Micro:bit!" Workshop
15 August 2019
Thurs 15 August 10.30am – 3pm (with approx. 30 minute lunch) Build your own “Simon Says” game, using the BBC Micro:bit computer. Participants will learn the basics of how the Micro:bit works, and code...