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The Royal Mint Experience

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Game Set Match

Saturday 14 July
Watch the Women’s Single Final with us.

Relax in our fully air-conditioned facilities, enjoy the tennis with strawberries, cream & prosecco.

We also have sports for the children to enjoy. Our Gift Shop is open until 5.30pm and you can also enjoy a Factory Tour! Plenty of enjoyment for the whole family.

Tours are available from 10am.

The game is being shown at 2pm.

Family Super Sunday of Sport  

Sunday 15 July

Relax in our fully air-conditioned facilities and enjoy an afternoon of sport!

Watch the Wimbledon Men’s Final and the FIFA World Cup Final and enjoy a burger and beer or strawberries and cream.

We also have sports for the children to enjoy. Our Gift Shop is open until 5.30pm and you can also enjoy a Factory Tour! Plenty of enjoyment for the whole family.

Tours are available from 10am.

Wimbledon Men’s Final is being shown from 2pm

FIFA World Cup Final is being shown from 4pm

Summer events - X Marks the Spot

We have a summer packed full of fun for your family.

Become a pirate by learning to sword fight like one, learn how to escape from Treasure Island, take part in our treasure trail, raft building and more!

From Monday 30 July. Two days a week until 1 September, available between 11am-4pm.

Tours are available from 10am. Pre-booking is recommended.

Tour tickets to be presented to staff in order to take part.

All children get a FREE ice cream with their tour ticket.

 

Dates: 30 July, 31 July, 8 August, 9 August, 22 August, 23 August, 26 August, 27 August, 31 August & 1 September

Paddington Visit
Paddington™ is coming
to visit...

6th August 2018

Meet Paddington™ at the Royal Mint Experience. Everyone’s favourite bear will be making personal appearances at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm… don’t forget your camera!

You’ll also be able to hear tales of Paddington’s exciting adventures during our Story Telling sessions at 11.40am, 1.10pm, 2.40pm and 3.40pm.

Book a tour at any time on the day and get free access to both activities, before or after your tour. Please allow up to 90 minutes for your tour.

Book today 

Tales from The Mint

6th September 2018 7pm

The Trial of the Pyx
Graeme Smith, Queen’s Assay Master

This evening Graeme will talk to guests about his distinctive role as the Queen’s Assay Master and the significance of The Trial of the Pyx, where The Royal Mint’s coins are put on trial annually in one of the world’s oldest and most respected quality checking processes. 

Biography

Graeme Smith is the Queen’s Assay Master and Head of Operations for Commemorative Coin, Medals and Bullion at The Royal Mint. As Assay Master he is responsible for the accuracy of all coinage produced by The Royal Mint.

Tickets are £9 (£8 concessions ) and include a welcome drink and free time in the exhibition after the talk.

Tickets for all talks in the series can be booked in advance on 0333 241 2223 and are available on a first come basis.

Tales from The Mint

25th October 2018 - 7pm

FRANKENSTEIN - the first two hundred years
Sir Christopher Frayling, award-winning broadcaster, writer, educationalist and cultural historian

With this illustrated lecture prominent cultural figure Sir Christopher Frayling will help us to celebrate the 200th birthday of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Sir Christopher will explore with guests the circumstances which led the then eighteen-year-old Mary Godwin to conceive the story, the novel’s difficult journey into print, and its colourful afterlife on stage, in films, and within everyday culture - to the point where it richly deserves to feature on a national coin.

Biography

Christopher Frayling is currently a visiting Professor at the University of Lancaster, a Fellow of Churchill College Cambridge, Professor Emeritus of Cultural History at the Royal College of Art and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Tickets are £9 (£8 concessions ) and include a welcome drink and free time in the exhibition after the talk.

Tickets for all talks in the series can be booked in advance on 0333 241 2223 and are available on a first come basis.

Tales From the Mint

6th December 2018 – 7pm

History of the Hilltop – The Story of Llantrisant
Dean Powell

As part of The Royal Mint Museum’s celebration of 50 years at Llantrisant, well-known historian, broadcaster and author Dean Powell will be taking us through the history of Llantrisant; from its origins, through the coming of the Mint, to the present day.

Biography

Dean Powell is a widely acclaimed journalist, author, broadcaster and vocalist. Dean remains in demand as a lecturer on Victorian Welsh history and his work in the fields of journalism and public relations have been prolific. He has written thirteen history books including the biography of Dr William Price.

Tickets are £9 (£8 concessions ) and include a welcome drink and free time in the exhibition after the talk.

Tickets for all talks in the series can be booked in advance on 0333 241 2223 and are available on a first come basis.

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