Manchester Jewish Museum

Poems & Rhymes
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Learning Studio


£12 Children under 16 years old, £10 MJM Members, £0 M8 Members and accompanying adults

Do you like telling stories? Are you a good rhymer? Try your creative skills during our summer workshop, where we will be will be playing with language, words and rhymes, while exploring the works of Jewish poets like Michael Rosen.

By the end of the day you will have written your own poem about an object or person in our museum collection. You will also be given a creative logbook, which you can fill during the session and take home with you at the end of the day.


This session is aimed at children aged 7 to 13, but anyone aged 7 to 16 is welcome. All children must be supervised by an adult. The tickets for accompanying adults are free.

There will be kids lunch boxes available for purchase at the museum cafe. They cost £4 and include half a bagel with cream cheese, a piece of fruit, a carton of juice as well as colouring sheets and pens.

Please remember that if you’re a resident of the M8 postcode area you can register as an M8 Member and get a free ticket to this event.

We also offer a discount for all MJM Members, so if you’ve got an active membership please log in and choose the MJM Member ticket option when booking in.

If you have any questions about the session please e-mail

For information about accessibility please refer to our Access page and if you have any special access requirements please e-mail in advance.

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