Well, April 2014 is already over! We’ll start putting events for April 2015 on the site early in the New Year.

Clay Sundials
Hollytrees Museum, Colchester
Wednesday 1st April + Thursday 2nd April 2015 Sessions: 10.30, 11.30, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm. £3 per person. Booking required.
“So to celebrate the clock collection in Hollytrees, and the coming of the sun, make your own sundial out of clay, so you can tell the time just like our ancestors”.
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Eastertide
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk
Friday 3rd April to Monday 6th April 2015
“See 100 Tudors about the manor, under cover and in the grounds, celebrating Easter Tudor-style with music, dancing, hot cross bun making and more. Attempt our infamous Great Easter Quiz challenge for the whole family, for a chance to win a giant chocolate egg. For children, we have an Easter Egg Hunt Trail – find all the eggs and crack the code to win a prize!”
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Cave painting
Natural History Museum, Colchester, Essex
Tuesday 7th April 2015 Drop-in: 10.30 – 12.30pm, 1.30pm – 3.30pm. £2 per person
Do some cave painting just like our long-ago ancestors, using sandpaper and chalk.
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Victorian Explorer’s Book
Natural History Museum, Colchester,
Hollytrees Museum, Colchester
Tuesday 7th + Wednesday 8th April 2015 Sessions: 10.30, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm. £3 per person. Booking required.
“Victorian explorer’s book Victorians loved exploring! Make your own notebook with themed cover and pencil,
then explore the museum to find your favourite things.”
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The earliest Britons – Stone Age to Bronze Age
Colchester Castle, Colchester, Essex
Friday 10th April 2015 Sessions: 10.30am, 11.30pm, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm. Free after normal Castle admission.
“Meet one of Britain’s very earliest inhabitants as he talks about what life was like long, long ago. You will also get a chance to see objects from this amazing time.”
http://www.cimuseums.org.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=14446&p=0″ target=”_new”>more details

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