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Families and early years


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At mima, children and adults can have fun together enjoying creative activities in a friendly and stimulating environment. Our free weekly family art trolley sessions, on Saturday afternoons 1-4pm involve everyone in looking, chatting and making together.

We have family activities and special events all year round, most of which are free of charge. From our regular Saturday Family Art Trolley to our weekly Mini mima club for 0-5 year olds, there is something for all the family.

Browse our shop for arty gifts for children and adults, from pocket money souvenirs to art and craft kits and then get a bite to eat in our new cafe.

See a full list of mima’s family events here.

“We made use of the family art trolley. My five year old asked if he could come every Saturday. Excellent idea to encourage young people/children into the gallery. Thanks again!”
Helen, local parent.

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The Family Arts Standard is recognised by six performing and visual arts trade bodies which aim to develop family friendly arts engagement.


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