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The alternative St Georges Day at The Museum in the Park, Stroud
Stroud's Museum in the Park is set to mark a wonderfully quirky alternative to St George's Day on Sunday 23 April, 3pm–5pm.
A thrilling afternoon of Dragon Tales and Dragon Tracking celebrates ‘National Dragon Day', which is an idea hatched by Agent Green the Dragon Whisperer as a different take on the dragon slaying saint's day.
Following her popular appearance at the Museum last summer, Agent Green is back – and she's bringing a friend, Agent Krisa the Keeper of Tales from DCHQ Dragon Conservation Headquarters. At 3pm Agent Krisa tells magical Dragon Tales from around the world, including the heroic legend of England's patron saint. Then at 4pm Agent Green leads a Dragon Tracking & Survival exercise in Stratford Park, including more stories, dragon care and training, and her version of the truth about George!
Families are invited to come and join Agent Green (played by Chloe of the Midnight Storytellers) and Agent Krisa, Keeper of Dragon Tales (played by storyteller Kirsty Hartsiotis). This special event is open to children aged 5 and is ideal for 7 to 12 year olds. The fabulous family ticket costs just £10 and admits up to 5 children, and accompanying adults get to enjoy it for free!
To book places call the Museum on 01453 763394.
Art Lovers Weekend at the Museum
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March are packed full of artistic exploration at the Museum in the Park!
Cathedral of Cloth: Celebrating 600 years of Ebley Mill
Thanks to a major grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, visitors will be able to step back in time to the sights and sounds of Ebley Mill for a dramatic new exhibition at The Museum in the Park in February 2018.
December Deep Clean
It’s almost December and we’re once again getting that deep-clean feeling. The Museum will be closing its doors for 2017 from December 4, when we’ll be sprucing the place up for a reopening on New Year’s Day. Read on to find out more about exactly what we get up in this month of closing.
Walled Garden Highly Commended
We are delighted to announce that Austin Design Works have received an award from the Landscape Institute for the Walled Garden project, here at the Museum in the Park.
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