Learning

Missing M Shed?  You might not be able to visit us but we’ve got some exciting, creative activities to inspire and entertain you!

Whether you’re a thinker, a maker, a painter, a baker, a scientist, a writer or just plain old bored, we’d love for you to get involved and share your creations with us.

Each week we have activities on a different theme:

  • Magic– from 18 May
  • Stone– from 25 May
  • Family – from 1 June
  • Creepy-crawlies – from 8 June

Check in on our Facebook pages for Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and M Shed and our Instagram each day for creative and hands-on activities around the theme.

If you’d like to support us, please consider making a donation.

Workshop: Significant Bristol People

Discover how individuals like Brunel, Princess Campbell and other significant Bristol people have had impact on the city, its people and the wider world.

Workshop: Bristol Chocolate

Unwrap the story of Bristol’s chocolate-making industry in this interactive role-play and object handling workshop.

Workshop: Ships and Sailors

Learn about the ill-fated voyage of the Bristol Merchant ship in 1675 and the dangers faced by sailors at sea during the 17th century. Fun, informative and hands-on-deck!

Workshop: Anglo-Saxons

Discover the Anglo-Saxons roots of our city and find out about everyday life in Anglo-Saxon England during this interactive workshop.

ESOL at M Shed

Help your learners develop their language skills, learn about their city and engage with Bristol’s cultural life with our free English for Speakers of Other Languages tours.

Assembly: Brilliant Bristol Women

Hear inspirational stories about the achievements of three Bristol women and their legacies for the city and the wider world.

EFL tours at M Shed

Bring your EFL students to M Shed for a guided tour of the galleries. Students will learn about Bristol’s past while developing their vocabulary and listening skills.

Assembly: Brilliant Bristolians

Discover the achievements of three Brilliant Bristolians, their legacies for Bristol and the wider world.