Brilliant Beasties



Brilliant Beasties



Come along for our monthly sessions for pre-schoolers and their parents/carers. We will be singing songs, telling stories, sharing rhymes and making something together, while learning all about the “Brilliant Beasties”, our very lovely animal friends.

Each session will be led by Sally Warhurst who has many years of experience working with early years and is passionate about encouraging children to explore their creativity, while building their confidence to join in with simple songs and storytelling with actions and props.


Dates and times:

  • Tuesday 17 October, 10.30–11.30am
  • Tuesday 21 November, 10.30–11.30am
  • Tuesday 19 December, 10.30–11.30am



Things you need to know:

Activities are aimed at ages 5 years and under but we encourage family members, parents and carers to join in.

Sessions are programmed once a month on a Tuesday from 10.30–11.30am, but please arrive from 10.15 to say hello and get comfy. You will need to book each session separately so please check dates carefully.

Each session will be located in the Stables and Coach House at the American Museum & Gardens. As we are needing to direct pushchairs around the garden please allow 5 mins extra time to walk down to us.

Tickets to Brilliant Beasties are £3.50 per child. Accompanying parents, carers and family members will need t purchase normal admission tickets upon arrival on the day. Please check in at the Ticket Office on arrival. For admission prices, please see our website

Children under 5 years of age and members of the American Museum gain free admission to the Museum, Gardens, Café and Gift Shop as normal with their membership card, but will still need to purchase a ticket via Eventbrite to Brilliant Beasties at £3.50 per child.

Tickets to the Museum and Gardens for accompanying adults and family members are subject to normal admission and can be purchased when checking in at our onsite Ticket Office upon arrival. Only those with tickets to Brilliant Beasties purchased through Eventbrite will be admitted to the session in the Stables and Coach House.

Numbers are limited to 15 children and accompanying adult per session.

Our Coach House has a baby change area and disabled toilet.

All tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the organiser. If we need to cancel for any reason, we’ll be in touch.

If you have any questions, please contact us via email to rec[email protected] or by telephone on +44 (0)1225 460503.


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