Free events for younger children at the British Museum

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Tales from afar

Great Court and galleries

Thu 24 October, 10.00–16.00
Free, drop-in

Join us for a day of storytelling and music as we travel around the world and around the museum to hear tales from far and wide. Full list of stories and times available to pick up for free from the Information Desk – come for one story, half a day or all day!

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Little Feet: tell a tale

10 Oct, 10.30-12.00

Free, drop-in

Enjoy a creative storytelling session and go on an inspiring journey as our professional storyteller introduces you to characters, locations and plot twists from the tale of the fisherman and the genie. There will also be opportunities to make your own story props so you can enjoy the story all over again at home.

East foyer, Clore Centre for Education at the British Museum

For under 5s and their parents and carers

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Little Feet: exhibition explorer

7 Nov, 10.30-12.00

Free, drop-in

Become a global explorer as you roam around the Inspired by the East exhibition finding out about the different countries, cultures and creations that have inspired travellers, artists and storytellers for the last five hundred years. Opportunities to touch, play, make and discover!

Room 35 at the British Museum

For under 5s and their parents and carers

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Little feet: get crafty

29 Nov, 10.30-12.00

Free, drop-in

Be inspired by the craft workers of ancient Greece and the city of Troy and create your own ancient marvels in our artisan village. Then head to the vase studio to try your hand at pottery and painting as you create a decorative vase to take home.

East foyer, Clore Centre for Education at the British Museum

For under 5s and their parents and carers

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Little feet: exhibition explorer

12 Dec, 10.30-12.00

Free, drop-in

Discover the world of ancient Greek heroines and heroes, goddesses and gods plus a monster or two, as we set off on an exploration of the ups and downs, twists and turns and unexpected moments of Greek mythology in the Troy: myth and reality exhibition.

Room 30 at the British Museum

For under 5s and their parents and carers

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