Family Fun this summer with Wandsworth Museum

Join us as we use Wandsworth’s creative and inventive past as inspiration for family arts and crafts and games. Whether you have a go at a design challenge or create some amazing artwork, all sessions are free and open to the whole family.

We’ll be delivering workshops in lots of locations such as The Pump House Gallery in Battersea Park, Sprout Community Arts Centre, Garratt Park Children’s Centre, Battersea Arts Centre and borough libraries.


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Family Fun workshop schedule


Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN

Family Saturdays! Saturday 29th August

We’ll be joining in with Family Saturdays! In August, find out more about clocks with our simple but amazing crafts using sun exposure! FREE. More information on signing up available on the day

Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ

Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th August  11am – 12.30pm

This new workshop will take you on a journey to explore the history of gardens and growing in Battersea! Get stuck in with our creative and arty activities, all inspired by plants, flowers and gardens. 

This workshop is suitable for children aged 4 and above. FREE BUT PLEASE BOOK. / 0207 326 8295

Sprout Community Arts Gallery, 74 Moyser Road, Furzedown, SW16 6SQ

Tuesday 11th August  1 – 3pm

Drop in for some exciting arts and crafts, as we explore time! Find out more about clocks and how to use the sun to create your own artistic designs. A great activity, either side of lunch!
Garratt Park Children’s Centre, Siward Road, Tooting, SW17 0LA

Saturday 15th August  10am – 12pm

Calling all dads and male carers – come and have fun with your children! Come along to this monthly group, where Wandsworth Museum will be exploring the history of windmills with families! Get swept away with our creative activities and go home with some amazing arts and crafts.  FREE and DROP-IN

Clapham Omnibus, “The Old Clapham Library” Clapham Common Northside, SW4 0QW

Tuesday 18th August  11.30am – 1pm

Get creative with printing in this bookable workshop! Explore the history of printing with cloth and calico through our fun hands-on arts and crafts and make your own “Wandsworth” patterns! Free but please book. Contact / 0207 326 8295

Putney Library, 5-7 Disraeli Road, SW15 2DR

Wednesday 19th August  10.30am – 12pm

Wandsworth Museum is taking over Messy Mornings today! We’ll be using lots of creative activities to explore the history of cars and motor-racing in Putney. Strap yourself in and fire up your engines with our fun family arts and crafts.  FREE and DROP-IN

Southfields Library, 300 Wimbledon Park Road, SW19 6NL

Wednesday 26th August  2 – 4pm

We’ll be setting sail up the River Thames and River Wandle as we discover the industries which used the river in the past. There’ll be plenty of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. FREE and DROP-IN

Earlsfield Library, 276 Magdalen Road, SW18 3NY

Saturday 5th September  10.30am – 12.30pm

Keep the holiday feeling going with our activities on lights and candles! Drop in for some new Family Fun arts and crafts, designed to light up your imagination and make your own lantern. FREE and DROP-IN