Tiny! Treasure Hunters

Treasure Hunters a Tiny! workshop Sunday 12th July 1 – 4pm Pavilion Gardens, Buxton What treasures would you hoard? Where would you keep them? Who would keep them safe? Join us for this year’s Tiny! activity. Decorate your own treasure box! Find some natural treasures! Mermaid, monster, pirate or dragon, who will guard your treasure?Continue reading “Tiny! Treasure Hunters”

Castles, Trilobites and Treasures

As these strange distanced, locked-down weeks continue, there are lots of activities appearing online to stop your thumbs twiddling and your fingers fidgeting Stone and Water artists have been working closely with Buxton Museum and Art Gallery and Creeping Toad. Now, there are several SnW activities on the Museum blog with films of the sameContinue reading “Castles, Trilobites and Treasures”

Prehistoric shark puppets

A FINGER FULL OF FISH make your own finger puppet ancient fish and prehistoric sharks   Recently, we had you making trilobites and other ancient sea creatures as fingerpuppets. In this session, let’s add some danger to the trilobites world with some large prehistoric fish…..   You might enjoy Dunkleosteus: 5 m long with jawsContinue reading “Prehistoric shark puppets”

Fingerfulls of trilobites

FINGERFULS OF TRILOBITES This is another of a number of posts replacing activity sessions which we have had to cancel. Fingerfossils is a Creeping Toad event in conjunction with Buxton Museum and Art Gallery and Stone and Water. Based in Buxton in the Peak District, we all collaborate and support each other as we can,Continue reading “Fingerfulls of trilobites”

Castles, towers, adventures….

Storycastles build a place where adventures might happen…. Build a castle, build a tower, build a landscape where adventures might happen…. This is one of a number of posts replacing activity sessions which we have had to cancel. Storycastles is a Creeping Toad event in conjunction with Buxton Museum and Art Gallery and Stone andContinue reading “Castles, towers, adventures….”

Make, take, play, laugh…spring activities coming up

Time To Make And Draw activities for a strange Spring With all our planned events for the next few weeks cancelled, we are planning on posting some d-i-y activities to help keep your creativity going at home. To do this, we’re teaming up with Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Creeping Toad, the Babbling Vagabonds andContinue reading “Make, take, play, laugh…spring activities coming up”

Are you ready to picnic?

Buxton Pride Picnic 2020 Saturday 18th July 14:00 – 17:00 Pavilion Gardens, Buxton Find us on the lawns in front of the Swimming Pool ( Festival Fringe venue 33n)   Are you ready? Have you started trimming your best hats, practising your flouncing? Time now, perhaps, for a quick bit of cake rehearsal: how campContinue reading “Are you ready to picnic?”

Light in a winter darkness

Winter Lights 18, 19 January 2020   This weekend saw two gentle events in Buxton Museum and Art Gallery and in the Cavendish Arcade as part of our “A Year in Our Town” project. Recycling plastic bottles (or odd bits of plastic and plastic cups), we made either small lanterns, tiny lanterns (think of theContinue reading “Light in a winter darkness”