What’s on

National Stitch Day

FAMILY: Join Bristol Embroiderers’ Guild to make a stitched heart using an embroidery style called ‘chicken scratch’ on gingham.

Egypt explorers

WORKSHOP: Hands-on session exploring pyramids, pharaohs and mummification. Explore Egyptian artefacts, practice hieroglyphic writing and decorate a canopic jar, all inspired by our fantastic Egypt gallery.

African fabrics

WORKSHOP: Join us for a fun-filled day of African textile crafts. Investigate our collection of amazing African art, artifacts and fabrics and discover the meanings behind their colours and designs. Learning and having fun has never been so easy!

Dinosaur detectives

WORKSHOP: Budding palaeontologists can find out all about dinosaurs in this hands-on roar-some workshop. Meet the Bristol dinosaur, handle fossils, dress up and even make a fossil cast to take home.

Print it!

WORKSHOP: Patterns, shapes and designs of every kind can be found all over the M Shed. Explore our galleries to develop your own perfect pattern. Learn and practice mono printing techniques before decorating a keepsake bag featuring your masterpiece.