Between 10am and 12.30pm every Friday morning
A series of family workshops.
Between 10am and 12.30pm every Friday morning, you’re invited to drop into our ‘creative space’ and make something inspired by the museum collection. The sessions will be led by artists, makers and writers, all influenced by this unique museum.
Our workshops are free and open to all. Join us to make and create together and contribute to our growing museum!
Booklet and Zine Making – Friday 22 March
Join artist Tracey Meek for a colourful and playful workshop making mini booklets and zines inspired by the museum collection.
Drop into to our friendly creative space to cut, tear and stick images and words for your creative booklet.
Rope Making – Fri 29th March and Fri 19th Apr
From the hangman’s noose to an escape rope made from bedsheets, join artist Nadim Chaudry to explore different kinds of rope in the collection. You’re invited to make your own rope, using a variety of colourful fabrics and yarns.
Spoon Puppet Workshop – Friday 5 April and Friday 14 June 2019
Join us to make a spoon puppet inspired by a notorious Nottingham character or conjure up your own fictional scoundrel. Artist, Clare Taylor, will guide you through a relaxed drop-in ‘spoon puppet’ workshop where you’ll have fun letting your imagination run wild!
Clay Scoundrels – Friday 12 July and Friday 9 August 2019
Create a dastardly character from clay to add to the National Justice Museum’s Rogues Gallery. In a relaxed setting you’ll work with artist, Clare Taylor, to concoct a villain worthy of imprisonment in Nottingham’s very own County Gaol. This free drop in session is designed for families and takes place in a friendly creative space in the museum court yard.