Fun for all the family as Portsmouth museums host fun activities

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PEOPLE are being treated to a series of action-packed activities at museums in Portsmouth.

Today there will be a chance to meet members of the local branch of the Normandy Veterans Association at the D-Day Museum, in Southsea.

The event runs until Friday and will be held each day from 11am and 3pm.

Visitors need to ring the museum on the day to confirm attendance.

On Tuesday, April 16, children can enjoy stories about cuddly bears from 2pm until 2.30pm at Portsmouth City Museum. The occasion is open to adults with a maximum of three children each.

You don’t need to book beforehand.

Then on Saturday 27 and Sunday April 28 there will be an open day at Eastney Beam Engine House, in Eastney. The event is free and will run from 1pm to 5pm.

And finally, people can learn more about African Women’s Forum at The Portsmouth History Centre, until Tuesday, April 30. There will be displays about the history of the organisation and artefacts from Cameroon, Ghana and Zanzibar.

It’s been produced as part of the Heritage Lottery funded project A Tale of One City. The display is free entry and available during normal library opening hours.