National Civil War Centre
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Events

We are excited to have started reintroducing some fantastic events from our reopening in May. Please keep checking back for more coming soon and make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest.

A young child plays with light-up coloured blocks during a mini museum play session

Thursdays in term time, 10.30am to 11.30am (next session is 12th January 2023)

Mini Museum invites families with children under 5 to come along to engage, learn and play at Newark's fantastic National Civil War Centre.

Family Saturday - a father and his two daughters enjoy dressing up in the galleries

Saturday 4th February, 10am to 4pm, FREE entry for Newark and Sherwood residents

Join us for Family Saturday as we fill the museum with fun for all ages! There’ll be fascinating family-friendly tours and amazing objects to handle as well as the chance to join doodling poet Chris White for some fast and frantic family-friendly fun and chuckles with piles of poems and oodles of doodles. 

Tuesday 6th February, 3.30pm to 5pm

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! At The Georgians, discover the sweet treats of the 18th and 19th centuries from chocolate to coffee, ice cream and spiced buns.

Tuesday 7th March, 3.30pm to 5pm

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

Tuesday 4th April, 3.30pm to 5pm

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! At 19-Twenteas, go back to the Palace Theatre's opening year of 1920 for cucumber sandwiches and high tea.