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Little Voices, Big Ideas (Toddlers and Pre-schoolers)


Natural History Museum


Suitable for Families

Arts and Craft, Science and Nature, Storytelling

About this Event

10 – 11am

Explore the museum and garden together and help us plan for the future. This session includes activities, crafts and stories for families with toddlers and pre-school age children.

You can choose from a selection of activities that will explore the building and displays to spark ideas, conversations and feelings about the museum and its stories, how it is today and what you would like it to be in the future. There will be a take-home craft activity and circle time.

During the session we will be asking about your experiences of the museum, whether that’s as a first time visitor or a regular. We will also be taking photos. The feedback collected will help us with our redevelopment plans. By booking onto this free event you are consenting to taking part in our evaluation.

A covered buggy park will be provided in the museum garden to give us maximum space inside.

To say thank you for taking part, each family will receive a goody bag containing activity ideas, a child-friendly gift and a voucher for 50% off Colchester Castle entry.

Colchester Borough Council takes the management of personal data seriously and it does this in compliance with data protection laws. All information collected will be used for research purposes only. For further information about how Evaluation Participant data is used and stored by Colchester + Ipswich Museums, please go to www.colchester.gov.uk/privacy.


This event is free to all.

How to Book

Spaces are limited. So we can hear from as many children and adults as possible, bookers may only reserve tickets for one of the ‘Little Voices, Big Ideas’ sessions.

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If you are unable to join this free session, please let our team know as soon as possible so your space can be offered to another family. You can call on 01206 282939