What's on at Washington 'F' Pit

Washington ‘F’ Pit

Family Activities

September 2019

[Coalmine] Saturday 14 September

11am – 3pm

Portrait of a mine

Draw portraits of miners and images of life underground using charcoal and pastels and add them to our frieze.

[Coalmine] Saturday 21 September

11am – 3pm

Going Underground

Find out what miners would have needed to take underground with them and explore some plant fossils.  Then draw one using fabric paints to add to our mining banner.

Please note access to the upper floor is by stairs only. 

For more information contact the Museum Learning Team on 0191 561 2323 or e-mail museumlearning@sunderland.gov.uk 



There are no events scheduled at this attraction. Please visit our What's on page to find other great events happening in Sunderland.

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