After nearly three years and £7 million of redevelopment, restoration and refurbishment, Preston Hall Museum has emerged from its scaffolding shell to once again provide the jewel in the region’s cultural crown.
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Explore the museum & gardens, join in with a seasonal messy craft activity, listen to your favourite stories and enjoy playtime at our friendly and fun Under 5s Holiday Club.
Fresh fruit and squash are available.
Call 01642 527820/528842 for more information.
Please note: Making MORE Mess! is suitable for under 5s, although during the holidays older brothers and sisters are welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the workshop.
Calling all dancers, from beginners to pros!
Enjoy an afternoon of dance in the elegant surroundings of our recently restored Music Room.
Everyone is welcome, with or without partners. During the dancing there will be a short interval for tea and cake.
Spaces are limited so early booking is advised.
Ever wanted to create costumes, props, theatre sets and more? Come and see what the talented students from Cleveland College of Art & Design have created as part of their course.
You can view the students 2013 Finalists show and find out about future courses that you can get involved with.
Come along and get into a traditional festive spirit while you learn a new skill and get creative.
Make your own festive wreath which will make a humble door or hall look warm and inviting as well as making ideal gifts for friends or family.
Kitchen range is a great way to celebrate home-cooked food.
Why not come along to the F3 Kitchen and take some time to enjoy the richeness of traditional foodstuffs?
the F3 Demonstration Kitchen is located on the first floor of the Museum.
Come along to the F3 Kitchen and enjoy some Christmas-time festive flavours on the lead up to the big day.
The F3 Demonstration Kitchen is located on the first floor of the Museum.
Adding to the festive feel, enjoy a range of musical entertainment on weekends throughout December.
Bus travel has been a feature of life for many people on Teesside over the past seven decades.
The 500 Group is for people with an interest in the heritage of Teesside buses and who wish to preserve that heritage for future generations.
This exhibition showcases some of the leisure and recreational activities that the Stockton U3A (The University of the Third Angel) are involved in.
find out more about the group and what activities they organise for older people no longer in full-time work.
If you or your group are interested in being part of our Community Curated exhibitions programme, please contact the Museums Collections Team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out all about the agents of decay (bugs, moulds…), how they affect museum objects and how the Collections Team try and prevent as much of the damage as possible.
Man has been sowing crops by the phases of the moon for over 3000 years.
Join our gardener as he explains the principles behind the theory and gives his conclusionson crops sown during the 2013 season.
Try the process for yourself with your very own biodynamic calendar.
Join storyteller Chris Bostock as he leads us into Christmas with his festive storytelling.