British Museum – Ice Age Sleepover

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All Day

British Museum, London


Entrance Hall of the British Museum, after hours.

The second of the Ice Age Sleepover events – where kids get to sample several different activities including flintknapping, storytelling and cave painting, before bedding down in the Egyptian Gallery to sleep amongst the exhibits. This is a members only event.


  • RT : This tiny mammoth survived the last glacial. It was crafted in ivory with simple flint tools 35,000 years ago in so… ,
  • Day 1 at my favorite knapping venue, Kents Cavern in Torquay.,
  • RT : In southwest France at the very end of the last glacial, humans chose to paint pebbles. These are from La Grotte du… ,
  • RT : Female bison sculpted in mammoth ivory & decorated in red ochre. From Zaraysk, Osetr Valley, Russia. It is about 20… ,
  • Fantastic day in the sunshine yesterday. Knapping workshop in Nottingham. I love seeing students succeed :-) ,