Event details

  • Thu 16 April 2020 to Thu 31 December 2020
  • All day
  • The Beaney, 18 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RA
  • 01227 862 162
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While Canterbury Museums and Galleries are closed during the COVID-19 outbreak, we’re creating a number of FREE educational resources to keep the kids busy while they learn from home.

Make Your Own Cabinet of Curiosities
Curate your very own collection of curious artefacts using objects found around your home!

Make Your Own Egyptian Mummy
Learn about our Ancient Egyptian Collection to make your own Egyptian mummy using items from around your home!

Make Your Own Anglo Saxon Jewellery
Be inspired by The Beaney’s Anglo Saxon treasures as you craft your very own Anglo Saxon Jewellery!

Make Your Own Bagpuss Window
Recreate your very own shop window, just like the one Bagpuss lived in!

Make Your Own Pilgrimage
Have a go at creating your own Medieval pilgrimage using objects found around your home!

Make Your Own Microscope
Craft your very own microscope and inspect specimens around your home!

Remember to take a photo of your creations and tag us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!


While you are here, why not check out our Museum of You call-out for artwork submissions?
We are inviting the public to help us co-create our ‘Museum of You’ exhibition, celebrating your creativity, stories and experiences during the Coronavirus, to go on display at The Beaney when we reopen. We encourage entries from children, adults, community groups and everyone in between! Find out more here.