July, 2020

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28jul11:00 am12:15 pmFeaturedFREE Summer workshops in Castle Gardens 202011:00 am - 12:15 pm

Event Details

Summer programme 2020

This childrens workshopyear our popular Flaxie summer workshops will be based in our ‘out-door’ gallery Castle Gardens!

Every Tuesday and Thursday 11am-12.15pm

Starting Tuesday 28th July and finishing on Thursday 20th August

To help adhere to social distancing all children must be accompanied by an adult, activities will be designed for families to enjoy together.

Activity packs will be organised for each family to collect with everything they will need to take part in the day’s event.

These fun, playful experiences help young children to develop an understanding of the world around them and encourage exploration, imagination and collaboration.

Sessions will include mini beast hunts, nature trails, scavenger hunts and many more fun activities!

Places are free but must be booked in advance

To book a place please complete the online booking form here.  You will receive a confirmation email prior to the workshop.

Any questions please email: gillian.lyttle@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk

Museum staff will meet everyone in Castle Gardens, the museum remains closed to the public,

There are public toilets available in Castle Gardens.

Please Note

  • Group to meet in Castle Gardens, outside the welcome point (Castle Street entrance)
  • Workshop times are 11am – 12.15 pm, these are designed as family sessions (All children must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian (18 years +)
  • Activity packs will contain all the items needed for the event
  • Please let us know if you need to cancel your place
  • Workshops need minimum numbers to go ahead, you will be notified in advance if we need to cancel a session
  • As the workshops are outdoor events they will be weather dependent, we will contact you via the number provided to advise if we need to cancel




  1. Ashlea Walsh 22nd July 2020 at 9:50 pm - Reply

    I have booked onto Tuesday workshops for my 3 year old (baby brother will ge with us too but not participating) . I attended some Flaxie workshops last summer but can’t rememberif you got email confirmation or not?

    • Ciaran Toal 23rd July 2020 at 11:37 am - Reply

      Hi Ashlea, you will receive a confirmation email prior to the workshop. Thanks for you interest, see you there!

  2. Laura Couser 24th July 2020 at 4:03 pm - Reply

    Can I book for Monday 28th July. One child age 2 and grandparents

    Thank you

    • Ciaran Toal 27th July 2020 at 11:37 am - Reply

      Hi Laura, can you book via the form?

      Many thanks.

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