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Animal feeding

Cherry Tree Walk

Join the museum team down in the farm area for the afternoon animal feeding.

Watermill Tour

Alton Water Mill

Drop in for an informal tour of the Museum’s 18th century watermill, now restored back to working condition. Learn where milling fits into the story of seed-to-sandwich as a member of the Museum team takes you around this fantastic historical building.

Family Happiness Workshop: Creating Your Toolkit

It’s easy to find your happy place at Primadonna, but how do you find it wherever you are? In this family workshop, create your toolkit for happiness with Sara Veal, a Happiness Facilitator trained by the Museum of Happiness, and Workplace Experience Manager at Uplift Games. This relaxed session includes a spot of mindful origami, […]

Hedgehog Breadmaking

The Bread Oven

For kids as well as adults, come and make delicious hedgehog-shaped bread in this workshop and then watch it cooking in our wood-burning bread oven (children must be accompanied by an adult)

Get Spooked

Meet at the Farm Barn

Join registered tour guide Lynn Whitehead for a walk around the museum grounds featuring some spine-chilling and macabre tales. Don’t worry, you will be returned unharmed at the end of the session (probably). For ages 10

Sheepdog Demo

Field beside windpump

Join the Food Museum’s working sheepdog as it is put through its paces rounding up the sheep.

Meet the Suffolk Punch Horses

Horses’ stable

Meet the Museum’s horses, Zippo and Faith - and find out why they are so important to stories of food and farming.

Hedgehog Breadmaking

The Bread Oven

For kids as well as adults, come and make delicious hedgehog-shaped bread in this workshop and then watch it cooking in our wood-burning bread oven (children must be accompanied by an adult).

Kids Cone Challenge

Field

Make some friends and burn off some energy - a kids’ play camp perfect for kids aged 5-11 years old.

Workshop: Modern Folk Dance

In association with Dance East, Primadonna are so lucky to have secured an early-bird taster of phenomenal artist duo Glass House Dance’s newest project in development! Experience pure joy and learn how to folk dance for modern times in this hilarious and brilliant workshop. Recommended age: 10+

Delta and the Lost City with Anna Fargher

Farm Barn (Waterstones Bookshop)

The author of former Children's Book the Month The Umbrella Mouse delivers a spellbinding adventure about Delta the wolfdog in the ancient city of Pompeii in the days leading up to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Anna Fargher was raised in a creative hub on the Suffolk coast by an artist and a ballet teacher […]

Workshop: Natural Voices

Join Lynn Whitehead, member of the Natural Voice Network, back by popular demand for a second year for this no-pressure, good-for-the-soul unaccompanied singing session. You’ll learn by the sing-back method, taking on simple, folky harmonies and rounds. No previous experience necessary. Recommended age: 10+