Events and activities at Victoria Gallery & Museum

Victoria Gallery and Museum has a programme full of activities and events suitable for an older audience.

Ceramics sessions: New Perspectives

Free drop-in pottery workshops giving you the chance to create their own piece that will be added to the exhibition by award-winning artist Phoebe Cummings.  There will be a series of workshops throughout the exhibition that will literally see it evolve and grow from your participation.

Saturday 3rd February, 1 – 4pm – free

Saturday 24th February, 1 – 4pm  – free

Saturday 24th March, 1 – 4pm  – free

Saturday 7th April, 1 – 4pm  – free

Saturday 21st April, 1 – 4pm – free

Saturday 5th May, 1 – 4pm  – free

Saturday 2nd June, 1 – 4pm  – free

Saturday 16th June, 1 – 4pm  – free

Lunchtime concert series

These free events offer everyone an opportunity to experience a wide range of music at the Victoria Gallery & Museum.  The Lunchtime concert series presents new compositions by staff, recent alumni and artists from around the world.

The Americans – free
Wednesday 7th February, 1 – 2pm

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain – free
Wednesday 14th February, 1 – 2pm

Kathryn Williams (flute) & Marie Leenhardt (harp)   – free
Wednesday 21st February, 1 – 2pm

French Fancies – free
Wednesday 28th February, 1 – 2pm

Crafternoon sessions  – adults only

Crafternoons offer the opportunity to develop new art and craft skills in a friendly and welcoming environment.  All sessions are led by an experienced artist, and the fee includes all the materials required for the activity, as well as free tea and coffee.

Wednesday 14th February, 2 – 4pm
Join artist Fay Buchanan for a line drawing masterclass inspired by the collections
£6 including all materials

Wednesday 14th March, 2 – 4pm
Learn to decorate cup cakes with culinary artist Kath Riley
£6 including all materials

Wednesday 11th April, 2 – 4pm
Learn to make a Waldorf-inspired felt springtime fairies with Rootberry Crafts
£6 including all materials 

The Crafternoon sessions are very popular, and it is advised that participants to book in advance by calling the Victoria Gallery & Museum on 0151 794 2348.

For further information about events at the Victoria Gallery & Museum, please visit the website.