Summer Holiday Round-up!

Summer Holiday Round-up!

The school Summer Holidays are one week away and here is a round up of everything happening at Compton Verney during the summer.

Make the most of what’s on this Summer with a Compton Verney Membership and receive unlimited visits across the year, discount in our shop and more! Find out more here.

Get Mucky, Get Making | 27 July-31 August

Every Thursday in Summer, our Get Mucky, Get Making sessions roll together the creativity of the art gallery with the wildness of the woodland, encouraging toddlers-5 year-olds to be in charge!

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Luminarium | 1-6 August

Suitable for the whole family, Luminarium is a 40+ meter immersive experience where you can explore its mesmerising domes, columns and corridors!

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Play Day Wednesdays | 2-30 August

Every Wednesday throughout August, join our friendly Play Assistants and Artists in the historic grounds of Compton Verney and ignite your imagination with creative play!

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Kineton RAF STEM: Rocket Challenge | 9 August & 16 August

Blast into an excellent Design and Technology activity with the amazing RAF STEM Ambassadors on hand to advise and inspire. The team will lead you through the Rocket Challenge as you prepare to test out a launcher!

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Artmakers Holiday Camp | 23 August

A full day of creating, making and exploring the Morag Myerscough installation and the Quentin Blake exhibition, this drop-off holiday club is for children aged 8–12 years old and will also feature exciting 3D modelling, drawing and games.

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Zoolab Interactive Animal Encounters | 23 August

To celebrate our current exhibition Quentin Blake, Birds beasts and Explorers, Compton Verney is hosting a hands-on Animal Explorers workshop! Get up close and hands on with real live creatures.

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Birds, Beasts & Explorers Illustration Workshop | 30 August

Join us to explore the fantastical illustrations of Quentin Blake in an exciting workshop for kids led by professional illustrator, Jessica Hartshorn (Jessi Illustrates)!

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Quentin Blake: Birds, Beasts & Explorers | on until 1 October

Showcasing over 70 original illustrations, this exhibition takes inspiration from recurring themes in Quentin Blake’s work – birds, fantastical flying creatures and the joy of exploring in nature – as well as the flying creatures that call Compton Verney’s grounds home!

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© Compton Verney, Photo by Jamie Woodley

Birds of America | on until 1 October

Birds of America examines the artistry and legacy of one of the world’s rarest, most coveted and – at almost 1-metre in height – largest books. We are delighted to be the first museum to host this exhibition as it begins its tour from National Museums Scotland.

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© Compton Verney, Photo by Jamie Woodley

There’s so much for the whole family to get stuck into this Summer at Compton Verney. Find out what exhibitions are on and view our Families page below.