Half Term: Make your own Mini Horse

Open-air speakers like John Wesley travelled by horse in the 18th century. Drop-in and create your own horse – paint it, add wool for hair, and use a table top map to follow the routes they took. Why not pick a name for your horse, and write an imagined diary of your journey across the country?

Tuesday 25th October, 11am-3pm
Make your own Mini Horse

Suitable for ages 5-11.
Free with normal admission to the museum.
Returning with your annual museum pass? Just £3 supplement per child for materials.


Image: “Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français, c.1780”

John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

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