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This October half term, flock to the museum for fantastic family activities inspired by A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon.

See the brand new film on the big screen, make character models with the help of experts from Aardman, see sets and props, and learn behind-the-scenes tips and tricks!

Model making workshop

Model making workshop

When: 11.00, 13.00, 15.00
Where: Makespace, Level 4
Price: £6 per person

Don’t miss this chance to learn the art of model making with professionals from the Aardman studio. You’ll create and take home your very own clay model of a Farmageddon character.

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Free family activities

Children taking part in a family activity at the National Science and Media Museum

Shaun’s Storybook

When: 10.00–16.00
Where: Gallery 2, Level 2

Have you ever wanted to design your own Aardman character? Now’s your chance! Create your character, make a pop-up book animation and tell your own unique story.

STEM Zone

When: 10.00–16.00
Where: Gallery 2, Level 2

See amazing demos and experiments that will explore the amazing science behind Shaun’s latest adventure.

Family Learning Zone

When: 10.00–16.00
Where: Gallery 1, Level 1

Gather the whole family and join in with fun activities and challenges—or just chill out with a book. 

Behind the Scenes of Farmageddon

When: 10.00–16.00
Where: Gallery 2, Level 2

Explore behind-the-scenes photos and videos that show how the film was created. Don’t miss the chance to a real-life set used in the making of Farmageddon—LU-LA’s spaceship!

Farmageddon Family Trail

When: 10.00–18.00
Where: Across the museum

Follow the trail around the museum and find more Aardman magic in our collection.


Watch the film

Child watching a film

When an alien named LU-LA crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun sees an opportunity for intergalactic adventure. Together the two friends must escape a mysterious organisation who want to capture LU-LA...

At selected screenings throughout half term, you can enjoy one of our special introductions too! 

Film times vary and cinema ticket charges apply.

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Hidden Treasures Tour

Family visitors taking part in an activity at the National Science and Media Museum

When: 13.00, 13.30, 28 October – 1 November
Where: Insight: Collections and Research Centre, Level –1
Price: Free

Take a free tour of our collection and discover fascinating objects from the history of TV and film.

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