Events and Activities


Please see the John Gray Centre website for more of the Centre's events.


Children Activities

Crafty Sundays

John Gray Centre
Every Sunday October–March 2015
£1 donation per child

Drop in for themed crafts activities, scavenger hunts, storytelling and more, and let your wee ones explore their creative side! Activities suitable for children of all ages and accompanying adults.

Crafty Sundays - Romans vs Robots

Decorate Roman finger puppets or robot card and go on a trail hunt.

John Friday Friends
John Muir’s Birthplace
£3.60 per child  I  age 5-11 


27 March - Floral Friday
Hear some spring stories, make some spring crafts and plant a bulb for National Daffodil Week.

ModRoc masks-making family workshop
John Gray Centre  I  21 March  I  £5 per person  I  age 8+
10-10:30am explore ‘The Magic of Masks and Puppets’ exhibition
10:30-10:50am sketch your design with artist Hannah Ayre 
10:50-12:30pm learn the basic techniques of ModRoc masks
12:30pm onwards take your mask home to decorate and share the images with us online!
Light refreshments provided. Children must be accompanied by adults. This activity can get messy, so wear old clothes!

Easter School Holidays


Prestongrange Museum

3 to 6 April – Easter Crafts

Make animal masks, trail sheets and Easter clay ornaments


John Muir’s Birthplace

3 to17 April - Spring Crafts

Fun crafts and activities to celebrate that spring is here!


John Gray Centre Museum

3 to 6 April

Easter Crafts

Make animal masks and trail sheets


7 to 19 April

Holiday adventures in the museum

Waves of fun with our seaside-themed craft activities and scavenger hunts