We are getting ready for our summer holidays and this month's theme is EXPLORE. Leather returns as our feature taster craft experience this month - this workshop is a real treat at an affordable price - and you get to make your own leather passport holder or wallet.

Families can have fun with us all day making things themed around EXPLORE - let's hope we have some sun, as the tours to the rooftop micro-farm will be glorious as you explore our building!

You can book tickets to the adult craft workshop and tours at the end of the page.

10am-4pm Free family craft activity session

This month you'll be creating Holiday Photo Frames.
Just drop-in. Last entry 3.30pm. 'Pay as you feel' for craft materials.

10am-4pm Explore & relax

Hive Cafe & Bakery open for drinks and cake - it's a limited offer, and the fancy coffee machine will be off, but we can offer you the full range of teas and filter coffee. Explore our heritage exhibitions & discover the history of our building. Just drop in. Last entry 3.30pm. Free entry to exhibitions.

11.30am & 1.30pm Guided building tours (40 mins)

Explore all four storeys of our Grade II listed building; from derelict basement to inspiring rooftop urban micro-farm. Advance booking to guarantee a place. 'Pay as you feel' donation at end.

The rooftop garden must be looking very green by now!


11am-1pm Leather craft (Two-hour Taster Workshop)

Join leather craftsman Peter Makwiramiti in The Makers Studio to make your own leather passport holder or wallet ready for your travels this summer!  £18 per person (inc. VAT), plus free hot drinks. Over 18s. Advance booking essential.


2pm-4pm Papercraft

Sorry, this workshop is cancelled.

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Leather Craft Workshop 11am

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Building Tour 11.30am

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Building Tour 1.30pm

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