Luton Museum - Stockwood Park Museum
Luton's Stockwood Park Museum is undergoing a £6m transformation thanks to a £3.7m cash injection from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), along with the recent award of £1.2m objective 2 European funding and funding from other generous external supporters. Plans are now progressing in Stockwood Park, Luton, to create the Stockwood Discovery Centre, a free museum and visitor attraction that will include: fascinating interactive displays about the history of the area including the former Stockwood House new gardens to complement the current period gardens. These will include sensory, world and medicinal gardens a visitor centre with a brand-new shop and cafe an outdoor children's discovery area exciting changing exhibitions attractive new corporate entertainment/meeting room facilities for hire.
The museum is currently closed for development work. Re-opens July 2008, but why not come and find out the latest about the Stockwood Discovery Centre. Tour of the site: 1.30, 2.30 and 3.30 (40 minutes). Sun 30 Mar Free, but please book on 01582 73 87 14
Pets at Home
Head down to your local Pets at Home store during the summer holidays for a fantastic My Pet Pals activity workshop! Our My Pet Pals workshops help to teach children how rewarding pets can be and how to care for them responsibly. There's a truly hands-on approach to pet care, as well as loads of goodies..and the best bit is, it's all FREE! Book now
Back to School Must Haves
The end of one school year means preparing for the next! New uniform, new shoes, new water bottle...the list can feel endless! Our Back to School Must Have List will help you get organised. Every school is different in their requirements but hopefully this will go some way to ensuring that the summer holidays are not all about shopping & labelling!