Ipswich Museum buzzing with summer fun after latest arts and crafts event

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

Ipswich Museum was buzzing with artistic activity on Wednesday as the ‘Incredible Instrument’s event featured took place.

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

Three sessions across the day featured youngsters creating huge 3D collages inspired by all kinds of instruments.

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

James Steward, Ipswich Museum manager, said: “There was a very good turnout and a very successful day. The sessions were reverberating across the museum.”

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

The day was part of the packed programme of activities laid on by the museum and Christchurch Mansion across the summer holidays.

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

Mr Steward added: “It’s been going very well and it’s the perfect time for people to come in. The focus on the holiday programme is for families and children with these special events throughout the summer.

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG

Incredible Instruments workshop at Ipswich Museum. Left to right, Olivia and Finley. Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

“The booking figures have been good for all events and the feedback is very positive – we will be using that to inform our future activities.”

To discover what’s on at the museum this summer, visit the website here.