Posted by Kat Heath on 10 Feb 2023

Events for the family at Bourne Hall & Ewell Library

With half term around the corner you maybe starting to think about how to occupy your children. Bourne Hall & Ewell Library have a number of educational events to keep your family entertained during the half term break.

Below is a list of some of the great activities being held at Bourne Hall over the next month:

Great Victorians: Florence Nightingale
Saturday 11th February
£5 per child

Meet Florence Nightingale and discover her amazing life story after her return from her nursing duties in Crimea.
Learn how she led campaigns to reform nursing and healthcare in England and how she and her team cared for wounded soldiers.
For more information or to book a place,
contact David Brooks:

Museum Mystery Trail
Saturday 11th February – Friday 31st March

50 museums across the UK are taking part in this initiative to encourage families to explore their local museums.
The Museum Mystery Trail event is in run by Walkers Books and the organisation, Kids In Museums and will take place nationally to coincide with the release of the book, Montgomery Bon Bon: Murder At The Museum by Alasdair Beckett King
Simply grab an activity sheet at reception and your child can test their detective skills and solve puzzles within Bourne Hall Museum.
Also your child has the chance to enter a grand prize competition where they can win a signed copy of Murder In The Museum and their own detective kit!
Visit in museums
to enter.

Cave Painting

Tuesday 14th February
Wednesday 15th February (now full)
Two sessions: 11am-12noon or 2pm-3pm
£5 per child

During prehistoric times, early man crawled into the smallest, deepest and darkest caves where they painted portraits of themselves and the animals they hunted by candle light.

These paintings left behind an account of how they lived giving us an insight into prehistoric times.

At this workshop your children can learn how and why these paintings and musings were created also they will have a chance to recreate their own cave painting by flickering light in Bourne Halls very own ‘caves’
To book or for more details contact David Brooks:

Ewell Library Children’s Book Festival
Wednesday 15th February
£4 per child (via eventbrite )

Four amazing childrens authors will spending the day reading and running creative workshops throughout the day at Ewell Library.

10-10.45: Zehra Hicks
Author of The Fears You Fear
Ages 3-7 years

11-11.45: Ross Welford
Author of The Monkey That Fell From The Future
Ages 8-12 years

1-1.45: Rikin Parekh
Author of Fly Tiger Fly
Ages 4-8 years
Create your own animal characters!

2-2.45: Annabel Sami
Author of Llama On Ice
Ages 7-11 years
Writing laughing out loud stories

To book a place visit:

Rome Needs You!
Saturday 11th March
£5 per child

Join the Roman army for the afternoon and discover what it is like to be a Roman soldier!
Learn about the skills of the doctors that treated the injured and the engineers that built the roads and bridges and created an empire!

You can also see the armoury and equipment used by the Romans which made them a force to be reckoned with.
To book or for more information contact David Brooks:

Bourne Hall/Ewell Library
Spring Street,
KT17 1UF
Tel: 020 8394 1734
Website (Bourne Hall):
Website (Library):

Have fun!

Kat xx

Kat Heath
Kat Heath is a qualified beauty therapist and a mum of two boys, Harry and Elliott.

Kat also has been a marketing ambassador and blogger for many on-line mummy sites as well as working as a therapist for Decleor, Clarins and Guinot within Selfridges, Peter Jones and John Lewis.

Her passions are fashion, interiors, wellbeing and food!

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