Part of a series of CPD events delivered in partnership with Essex Education Services and addressing the parameters of Curriculum 2014; this training event is designed to allow primary science coordinators and classroom teachers opportunities to improve the teaching of forces through an exciting mix of theory and hands-on practical activities.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 9:30am
Sandford Mill's annual open day event to mark International Marconi Day will take place on Saturday 25th April.
Access to the Engine house and Barn which store our industrial heritage displays, the historic 1922 Marconi broadcasting hut and our Marine Radio cabins dating from 1900's to 1960's.
Talks, demonstrations and live radio transmission form Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society
Morse key display and demonstrations
Marconi TV camera demonstrations
Essex Historic Military Vehicle AssociationDates & Times: Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 10:00am
Part of the series of CPD events delivered in partnership with Essex Education Services and addressing the parameters of Curriculum 2014; this training event is designed to allow primary science co-ordinators and classroom teachers opportunities to improve the teaching of science through an exciting mix of theory and hands-on practical activities outside of the classroom.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 9:30am
Harness the wind by creating a glider or fan and then decorating it in your own style.
Great fun for all the family and suitable for ages 4+Dates & Times: Wednesday, 12 August 2015 - 10:15am
Create your own springtime or Easter basket to hold all your half-term treats. Make both a traditional basket plus a petal shape to decorate in any way you wish! Simple shapes but lots of colourful design ideas. Suitable for age 5 and over.
Chicks and sweets not included.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 10:30am
2015 marks 100 years since the Essex Regiment joined World War One. The war gave rise to some great artwork, from 'trench art' done by soldiers, to wartime medals. This workshop gives you the chance to be inspired by our collections to create your own piece of war art.Dates & Times: Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 10:30am
Tying in with our seaside-themed exhibition, this fun craft activity will have you thinking of sunny times in the sand.Dates & Times: Wednesday, 29 July 2015 - 10:30am
Due to public demand the Nun returns to tell you all about medicines and how to keep illnesses at bay in the medieval period. You will also make a clay pot, medieval style.Dates & Times: Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 10:15am
Get in the springtime mood by creating bright little boxes for all your half-term treasures. Create 3 different designs suitable for sweets, small gifts or secret stuff. Simple shapes and construction with loads of design ideas. Suitable for age 5 and over.
Sweets not included.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 10:30am
It's April fool's day and Chelmsford Museum has put out a few objects and caption cards that are a bit suspicious! Can you sort out the real artefacts from the imposters and post a picture as evidence on our Facebook page or Twitter feed @ChelmsMuseum?
There's a small prize for one person who correctly identifies one of our temporary additions! No need to book, just turn up and have a go.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 10:00am
Test your local history knowledge while you explore the museum with your trail sheet. Make sure you leave your completed quiz in the box at reception.
50p to enter for a chance to win Chelmsford City themed goodies.
One correct entry will be drawn at random after the closing date.
Dates & Times: Saturday, 14 February 2015 - 10:00am
Sandford Mill's annual August Sunday afternoons will take place on the 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd of August this year.
As always there will be access to the Engine house and Barn which store our industrial heritage displays, the historic 1922 Marconi broadcasting hut and our Marine Radio cabins dating from 1900's to 1960's.
Please check this page regularly for updates of activities and displays that will be happening on each afternoon.Dates & Times: Sunday, 2 August 2015 - 2:00pm
Design and make your own mini Victorian bathing hut.
Bathing huts and machines are the colorful seaside buildings you see close to many British beaches. They were first used to protect the modesty of rich and fashionable bathers and became very popular in the Victorian period.
Have a go at designing and making your own version and then decorating it. You can be as bright and bold as you want to make your hut stand out.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 19 August 2015 - 10:15am
Great fun for all the family and suitable for ages 4+
The very popular family fun day is here again with a lively mix of activities. See live snakes, lizards and large spiders and handle them if you dare! Make candles with the Essex beekeepers; try fossil rubbing and other crafts. See the owls and visit the RSPB, and the Essex ferret trust.Dates & Times: Saturday, 30 May 2015 - 10:00am
This Christmas and New Year, Chelmsford Museum and 20th Century Fox have teamed up to offer museum visitors the chance to win amazing prizes in our free prize draw competition. Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb opens in cinemas on 19 December, and to celebrate we have three sets of goodies to give away.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 12:30pm
This event offers primary school teachers the opportunity to make more of local history studies in the classroom with background information, ways of using objects in the classroom, making a timeline, and other practical activities. We finish with a walking tour of Chelmsford town centre to see some of the places discussed on the course.
Dates & Times: Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 9:30am