Have a magical half-term at Orleans House Gallery

Release Date: 22 May 2018

Let the team at Orleans House Gallery cast a spell over your family’s school holiday by signing up to one of their Myths and Magic half-term workshops!

The half-term programme includes professional artists bringing ancient and mythical worlds to life through everything from painting to costume design, from 3D construction to traditional photographic printing techniques.

Your child could can do everything from creating their own dream catcher to transforming themselves into a magical beast with full and half-day workshops available for children aged 4 and over.

Date and Time


Age Group


29 May 2 to 4pm

Family Fun!

Ages 4+


30 May 10am to 3pm

Find your wings!

Ages 5+


30 May 10am to 3pm

Mythical Creatures!

Ages 8+


31 May 10am to 12noon

Dream Catching!

Ages 4+


31 May 10am to 12noon or 2 to 4pm

Imagining Myths!

Ages 7+


1 June 10am to 3pm

Secret Spell Books

Ages 6+


Cllr John Coombs, Cabinet Member Designate for Arts, Culture and Sport said:

“Our arts team has done a fantastic job in pulling together a diverse programme of half-term activities for children of all ages. With everything from costume design to dream catcher making there’s sure to be something on offer to get your child’s creativity flowing!”

Book online by visiting the Orleans House Gallery website

Notes for editors

It is anticipated Cllr Coombs will be elected Cabinet Member at the Annual Full Council Meeting on 22 May 2018.

If you are a journalist and would like further information about this press release, contact Lyle Skipsey on 020 8487 5182. 

Reference: P258/18

Updated: 31 May 2018