Make History

Second Sunday of the month | 11am-4pm
Tickets: £FREE
The Clore (via the Visitor Centre)

Plan A Visit

Come and take part in creative making sessions on the second Sunday of each month. Learn about the stories behind our buildings here at the Old Royal Naval College and use a range of materials to make your own creations to take home.

Free drop-in Creative Arts sessions for families. Aimed at children from 5+, but all children are welcome. No need to book. 

Come to the Visitor Centre and head upstairs to the Clore Learning Room.

Sunday 11th September: Lights, Camera, Action film special! Film yourself using our naval costumes and green screen to put yourself in a movie location. Meet at the Clore Learning Centre in the Visitor Centre. 

Compliment your visit with our one-off Family Film Tour which takes you to the filming locations around our site for movies such as Garfield 2, Cruella and Pirates of the Caribbean. Meet at the front desk in the Visitor Centre at 11.30am and 2.30pm.  

The material featured in the tour is suitable for all ages, but the children’s and young people’s movies featured range from rating U to 12. 

Sunday 9 October: Treasure Islands. Create your own 3D treasure island sculpture with clay and a real treasure! 

Sunday 13 November: Join us to make a variety of paper crafts, such as origami octopus and crab puppets.

Sunday 11 December: Give Santa a Hand. Think about ways to build Santa a new high-tech sleigh so that he’s ready to visit humans when they colonise the Moon.