Half Term Curiosities Featuring the Crochet Brothers

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Drop in for a day full of FREE fun activities and curiosities. Get crafty as you make your own giant moustaches and beards with tempting textiles and try different techniques including knitting, weaving and rag-rug making. Dressed in your disguise, follow the Curiosities Trail to uncover the strange stories of our museum treasures and claim a prize badge.

You just might meet 'The Crochet Brothers' - L Prang and Boston - with their crochet beards and timeless vintage clothing. Accompanied by live music and their infamous three wheeler trike, they have stories to tell! So come closer, listen in and take a look inside the curiosity machine; you never know what or who you might find.

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Did you know?

Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.

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