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Become a volunteer at Clifton Park and Museum

Do you have an interest in museums and would like share your enthusiasm with pupils, teachers and elderly groups?

Rotherham Heritage Learning Service is looking for volunteers to help alongside a member of the education team during term time. We offer a programme of inspiring and interactive activities for primary school children, from Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Our sessions currently include the Stone Age, Romans, Victorians and World War Two. You will be assisting the pupils and teachers during the sessions as well as helping with the set up and tidying.

There are also opportunities to help with our reminiscence sessions elderly groups which includes cook on the Victorian Range and craft activities.

Please contact us for further details.

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The Friends of Clifton Park Museum

The group was formed in November 1998 to support the Museum and its staff and to encourage the interest of the local community in both the Museum and their own heritage.

Various project groups have since been set up including the Kitchen Rangers who deliver regular cooking demonstrations on the original Victorian range. These sessions take place once per month on a Saturday apart from during the summer.

The Peggers group meet each Thursday afternoon to work on their latest creation, the rug currently being worked on will go into The York & Lancaster Regimental Museum once it is complete.

Lunchclub talks also take place once a month on a Monday, members visit the cafe and purchase their lunch before going to listen to the monthly speaker at 1.00pm. The programme is varied and covers a wide range of topics.

As a registered charity (number 1088580), the funds raised from the events and activities help to fund projects such as purchasing the rocking zebra in the Lions Den and items for the Museum collection.

If you are interested in joining the Friends please feel free to come along to any of the talks or events or contact the Museum for a membership form.

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