Sculpt your own ghost, pumpkin or creepy bat from air-drying clay to take home at the Halloween themed ceramic workshops at Coalport China Museum, near Ironbridge. Part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums’ 50th anniversary celebrations, the drop-in sessions will take place Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the October school half-term holiday from Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th October.
Every day throughout the holidays young artists can also decorate ceramic money boxes or fridge magnets and paint delicate china flowers.
The hands-on workshops will be held from 11am until 3.30pm; ceramic painting activities carry a charge from £1 per item and clay for modelling is an additional £2 per item, plus admission. You can take all items home with you on the day.
Open 10am to 4pm Coalport is one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums. A great value Annual Passport Ticket allowing unlimited entry into all ten museums costs £25 per adult, £20 for seniors, £15 for children under 16, £68 for a family of two adults and all their children and £50 for a family with one adult; under 5s free (terms and conditions apply); Passports can also be bought online in advance saving 10% and individual entry tickets are available at each museum. Activities and workshops vary day-to-day and some carry an extra charge.
For further information, call the Ironbridge Tourist Information Centre on 01952 433 424 or visit www.ironbridge.org.uk. The Gorge is easily reached via the M54 motorway exiting at Telford junction 4 or 6.