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Craven Museum Make & Take: Dark Skies Festival

Wed 14th February 10am & 1pm

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Free Drop-in

This Make & Take is inspired by North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival.

Join us for a relaxed, space themed family craft session in the Concert Hall, suitable for children of all ages.

Children will be able to make their own retractable telescopes with constellation wheels and a Dark Skies postcard.

Donations towards the running of this event gratefully received.

There are two sessions –
10 – 11am
1pm – 2pm

You no longer need to book for Make & Take sessions… Just drop in!

We will be celebrating the Yorkshire Dales & North York Moors Dark Skies Festival this February Half Term holiday!

The festival is a celebration of dark skies around National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is a great opportunity to explore the wonders of the night sky. We will have a range of engaging of school holiday events for you to enjoy.

 Family Workshops

Craven Museum Make & Take Crafts

Every school holidays join us for our Make & Take family craft sessions.

Our free family craft workshops are linked to objects from the Craven Museum collection. Learn about treasures from the past to inspire your creativity.

No need to book… Just drop in!

Make & Take Gallery

Information for Families

Our friendly staff want to make your visit as enjoyable as possible – Just ask if you need anything.

This is how we try to make Skipton Town Hall accessible for all families –

  • We are a Breastfeeding Friendly Venue
  • Baby changing facilities in the women’s toilets in the main foyer
  • All gender baby changing facilities in the toilets by the stage door (please ask)
  • All areas of the building are accessible with a pushchair
  • We have plenty of space to park your pushchair
  • Free family friendly museum & gallery with lots of fun interactive elements
  • Free family museum trails
  • Family events & activities programme – some events are free entry
  • Children under 2yrs can attend our ticketed events for free if they are sat on a lap.
  • Free sensory bags available to borrow – includes ear defenders, fidget toys and finger puppets
  • Relaxed museum sessions and performances
  • Pocket money toys available in our shop

We always welcome your feedback to help improve family visits. Ask for a feedback card and let us know what you think!


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