More Ways To Have Fun At Home

Here are a just a few other tablet free ways to play and get creative this summer!

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Banner Time

People throughout history have used banners to protest and show their support for a cause. Here are some banners in our collection with their own messages.

What would you like to tell everyone right now? Create your own banner and display it in your window at home. Share it with us @NL_Heritage

Get On Your Glad Rags

This posh frock is from the 1950s. With its full skirt and pinched in waist, this ‘New Look’ style was the must have fashion of the decade.  Can you imagine wearing something like this?

Pop on your favourite party clothes, strike your best pose and take a photo to show us @NL_Heritage.

Room with a View

This is a painting of Gartsherrie Ironworks in Coatbridge. In its heyday it was the biggest ironworks in the world and dominated the townscape. The workers lived right next door and would see this view from their windows.

What can you see from your windows at home? Pick the best view and have a go at drawing it and post @NL_Heritage

Make Some Music

Here’s Aaron playing our spectacular cinema organ at Summerlee Museum. The organ entertained the audiences at the Mayfair Cinema in Liverpool for years. Listen to it make some noise! Can you name that tune?


What music can you make at home? Find some pots and pans, or maybe you have your own instrument. We’d love to hear your home made tunes @NL_Heritage

 Calling all Footie Fans!

This shirt was worn by Craig Brown while playing with Motherwell Football Club in the 1920s.

The club purchased the shirts from Bradford City FC as they played in the same colours; claret and amber.

Right click to download this picture, print off and show us your best club colours @NL_Heritage