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Coventry Transport Museum holds a wide range of events and activities throughout the year, so there's always something new to see and do.

Easter Holiday Activities

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Two weeks of time travelling activities at Coventry Transport Museum

Saturday 12 – Sunday 27 April
Back to the Future Transport Trail £1.50
10.00am – 4.00pm
Go back to the future and find out what transport was like in the past with our simple, fun trail that will lead you through the Museum’s galleries every day throughout the holidays.

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Saturday 12 April
***BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED***
1960s Hair Styling Workshop
£10
11.00am – 1.00pm
An interactive session with vintage hair stylist Sarah Russell. Learn how to get the iconic 60s look and take home your own 60s hair kit!
Suitable for anyone aged 10 and up, with a parent or guardian – both must pay for a place.
Advance booking is essential  as limited tickets are available. Booking for this event is now closed.

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Saturday 12 - Sunday 13 April
Coronation Crowns FREE
12.00pm – 4.00pm
THE event of the 1950s was the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Come in and make your own Coronation Crown!
Drop in.

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Monday 14 April
Wooden Wonders £1.50
10.30am -12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Wooden toys were very popular in the 1940s, often made at home. Decorate your own wooden toy to play with.
Drop in.

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Tuesday 15 April
***PRE-BOOK***
War Effort Workshop £2.50
11.00am – 12.00pm
Find out what it was like to be a factory worker during the Second World War, handle real wartime artefacts, go inside a wartime Anderson shelter and make your very own miniature aeroplane to take home!
Suitable for anyone aged 8 and up, with a parent or guardian – only the child needs a ticket, parents/guardians go free.

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.

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Wednesday 16 April
Hippie Beads £1
10.30am -12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Feel the love with your own flower-power 1960s style bracelet.
Drop in.

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Wednesday 16 April
***PRE-BOOK***
1960s Hair Styling Workshop £10
11.00am – 1.00pm
An interactive session with vintage hair stylist Sarah Russell. Learn how to get the iconic 60s look and take home your own 60s hair kit!
Suitable for anyone aged 10 and up, with a parent or guardian – both must pay for a place.
Advance booking is essential as limited tickets are available. Click here to buy your ticket. A booking fee of £1 per ticket applies.

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Thursday 17 April
Glam Rock Guitars £1
10.30am -12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Rock out with your own personally decorated 1970s glam rock guitar!
Drop in.

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Friday 18 April
Rubik’s Cube Money Box £2.50
10.30am -12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Create your own iconic 1980s Rubik’s cube money box!
Drop in.

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Saturday 19 April
***PRE-BOOK***
Arm Knitting £8
11.00am - 1.00pm
Led by Sue from Fashion Recycle, this amazingly simple technique from the 1940s is perfect for creating chunky cosy knits! Participants will take home their work and a brand new skill.
All materials will be provided.
Suitable for anyone aged 10 and up, with a parent or guardian – both must pay for a place.

Advance booking is essential as limited tickets are available. Click here to buy your ticket. A booking fee of 80p per ticket applies.

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Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 April
Gas Masks FREE
12.00pm – 4.00pm
An essential item for Wartime Britain, make your own cardboard gasmask to wear.
Drop in.

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Monday 21 April
Glam Rock Guitars £1
10.30am -12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Rock out with your own personally decorated 1970s glam rock guitar!
Drop in.

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Tuesday 22 April
***PRE-BOOK***
Victorian Cycles Workshop £2.50
11am – 12pm
Discover more about the Victorian cycles and how these strange looking machines actually worked! Create your own framed timeline collage to show the many different cycles made in Coventry.
Suitable for anyone aged 7 and up, with a parent or guardian – only the child needs a ticket, parents/guardians go free.
Advance booking is essential as limited tickets are available. Click here to buy your ticket. A small booking fee per ticket applies.

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Wednesday 23 April
Rubik’s Cube Money Box £2.50
10.30am -12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Create your own iconic 1980s Rubik’s cube money box!
Drop in.

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Wednesday 23 April
***PRE-BOOK***
Flower Looms and Friendship Bracelets £5
11.00am - 1.00pm
Make your own 1970s flower looms and friendship bracelets led by the wonderful Fashion Recycled!
All materials will be provided.
Suitable for anyone aged 10 and up, with a parent or guardian – both must pay for a place.

Advance booking is essential as limited tickets are available. Click here to buy your ticket. A booking fee of 50p per ticket applies.

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Thursday 24 April
Art Deco Plates £2
10.30am -12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
In the 1920s striking Art Deco designs appeared everywhere, including crockery! Make your own stylish miniature art deco plate to take home.
Drop in.

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Friday 25 April
Embroidery Squares £1
10.30am -12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Embroidery was a favourite pastime in the Victorian times. Create your own simple embroidery design on a square board.
Drop in.

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Saturday 26 – Sunday 27 April
Decoupage Pictures FREE
12.00pm – 4.00pm
A popular Edwardian hobby, make your own vintage decoupage picture.
Drop in.

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