Events for families and adults

Join our special events, exhibitions, talks and workshops

From craft workshops for kids to hands-on activities for families, there are plenty of fun things to do at Tring this Easter holidays. 

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What's on at Tring: March - June 2014 PDF (974.4 KB)

Events
  • Signs of Spring - Tring Park Trail

    Signs of Spring - Tring Park Trail

    22 March 2014
    Until 30 April 2014
    Suitable for all ages
    Free self-guided trail: no need to book, just turn up

    Take a walk around this beautiful woodland, known for its stunning views and spring colour, and use the information boards to find out what to look for below your feet and above your head.

  • Deadly!

    Deadly!

    24 March 2014
    Until 6 July 2014
    Suitable for all ages
    Free exhibition: no need to book, just turn up

    Discover the truth about the most dangerous creatures on Earth. From punching and poisoning to drowning and exploding, this exhibition reveals what makes some animals armed and deadly.
    Based on the children's book by Nicola Davies and Neal Layton.

  • Creepy Crawly Caterpillars

    Creepy Crawly Caterpillars

    8 May 2014 11:00 - 11:30, 14:00 - 14:30
    Most suitable for children aged under 5
    Tickets £1.50

    Make and paint a colourful caterpillar from everyday items.

  • Museum by Torchlight

    Museum by Torchlight

    17 May 2014 18:00 - 21:00
    Most suitable for children aged 5+
    Free, no booking required

    Bring along your torch and set off on the trail of nocturnal creatures around the Museum. Do you dare to explore in the dark and to touch some mystery animal objects?

  • Tring Spring Fayre Photography Exhibition

    Tring Spring Fayre Photography Exhibition

    24 May 2014
    Until 5 June 2014
    Suitable for all ages
    Free exhibition: no need to book, just turn up


    See some of the highlights from this year's local photography competition, organised by Tring Together.

  • Create a Creature

    Create a Creature

    26 May 2014 10:00 - 16:00,
    29 May 2014 10:00 - 16:00
    Suitable for all ages
    Free: no need to book, just drop-in

    Tall ones, small ones, horned ones, feathered ones. Be inspired by the many different animals on display and join us to celebrate International Day of Biodiversity.

  • Pond Dipping at Ashridge

    Pond Dipping at Ashridge

    26 May 2014 10:30 - 11:30
    Most suitable for children aged 5+
    Tickets £4.50, advance booking required

    Join us at the Ashridge Estate for our popular pond dipping event. What creatures will you discover in the murky depths?

  • Alive and Deadly Animals with Amey Zoo

    Alive and Deadly Animals with Amey Zoo

    27 May 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:00 - 13:30, 14:00 - 14:30
    Most suitable for children aged 6+
    Tickets £6, advance booking required

    A rare chance to see some deadly live reptiles and creepy crawlies with Amey Zoo’s Animal Mark, as seen on the Deadly 60 roadshow.

  • Nature Detectives in Tring Park

    Nature Detectives in Tring Park

    30 May 2014 10:30 - 11:30, 11:30 - 12:30, 14:00 - 15:00
    Suitable for all ages
    Free, advance booking required

  • Play with Clay - Dragonflies

    Play with Clay - Dragonflies

    12 June 2014 11:00 - 11:30, 14:00 - 14:30
    Most suitable for children aged under 5
    Tickets £1.50

    A messy craft activity especially for younger visitors. Make a 3D dragonfly from clay.

  • Museum History Day

    Museum History Day

    21 June 2014 10:30 - 16:00
    Suitable for all ages
    Free, no booking required

    Delve into the history of the Museum and its founder, Walter Rothschild, with drop-in displays and talks. Share your own memories and stories about the Museum.

  • Meadow Bioblitz

    Meadow Bioblitz

    28 June 2014 10:30 - 16:00
    Suitable for all ages
    Free, advance booking required

    What is living in the Museum's meadow? Help Museum scientists and local naturalists discover the diversity on our doorstep in this six-hour species-recording scramble.

  • A Shot in the Park Photography Exhibition

    A Shot in the Park Photography Exhibition

    3 October 2014
    Until 16 November 2014
    Suitable for all ages
    Free exhibition: no need to book, just turn up


    See the winners of this year's Tring Park photography competition, based around the themes of life, colour and weather.

Toddler Tuesdays

Toddler Tuesdays

Borrow animal costumes and toys to make exploring the galleries more fun.

Ask at the information desk on Tuesdays in term time from 14.00.

Booking an event

For event enquiries or to book an event, please call +44 (0)20 7942 6163, Monday to Friday 10.00 - 16.00.
Some events need to be booked in advance. Please see individual events for details.

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