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War Games Family Night Saturday 17th May 2014 6 pm - 8.30 pm

Celebrate the national 'Night of Museums' event with a War Games inspired
activity night for families at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. 

You can  sign up at the World War 1 recruitment station with the 'Time Bandits' re-enactment group and find out about real war horses from Sunderland.  Create and play in War Horse themed shadow puppetry with Sunderland Empire Creative Learning and have your face painted in camoflague colours and try the jungle survival trail in the Winter Gardens. 

During the evening you can also visit the War Games exhibition from the V&A Museum of Childhood in London featuring toy soldiers, horses, action men, superheroes and much more.  Make a 'Your Country Needs You' slogan pin badge and buy resfreshments and snacks from the Friends of Sundeland Museums.  Why not try some authentic trench tea or coffee? 

Tickets £5 per person.  

For more information please contact the Museum Learning Team on 0191 553 2323 or e-mail