Kids Clay Lamp Making: Viking Style • Preston Guild City
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Preston Guild City

Kids Clay Lamp Making: Viking Style

Date Monday 29 July 2019
Time 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2PP
Cost £2.00

Kids Clay Lamp Making: Viking Style

Become your own Fearsome Craftsman...

Make a Viking-style clay lamp to take home in this hands-on creative workshop.

Find out about some of the Viking objects featured in the Fearsome Craftsmen exhibition.

Suggested age: 5yrs+ Booking is essential. 

Event times

Kids Clay Lamp Making takes place on Monday 29 July at the following times:

  • 11am-12pm
  • 1pm-2pm

How to book

To book your place visit Eventbrite - Kids Clay Lamp Making.

Fearsome Craftsmen exhibition

Fearsome Craftsmen is a touring exhibition from the award-winning JORVIK Viking Centre; at the Harris from 15 June. Visitors to the Harris will discover how over 1,000 years ago these invaders turned simple materials into complex objects. Explore how Vikings made their everyday necessities from antler, bone, horn, wood and leather and experience Viking-Age life with our replica house, complete with cooking equipment and loom.


Q: Can my child take their lamp home?

A: Yes, please take it home to enjoy!

Q: Do parents need to stay for the duration of the workshop?

A: All children must be accompanied by an adult (accompanying adults are not required to purchase a ticket to the workshop). Accompanying adults are required to stay for the workshop. Please ensure that any siblings that are too young to participate/play are supervised at all times.

Q: Can I light the lamp?

A: We will not light the lamps at the Harris. If you want to light your lamp please take it home and remember to do so outside. Fire always must be handled with care: An adult must always be present when handling fire. Never leave fire unattended Use only a small amount of oil in your lamp and make sure that it rests securely on a heat resistant surface Never use water to extinguish an oil fire

Summer holiday events

For more family and kids' events taking place during the summer holidays see What's On: Kids' Summer Holidays 2019.

Map address for the Harris

Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston, PR1 2PP.