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Book cover: The Worst Journey in the World by Sarah AirriessMuseum Shop Sunday - 27 November 2022

Special Sunday opening and book signing

Sunday 27 November

  • Museum open: 10:00-4:00
  • Drop in book signing 1:00-3:30

We are thrilled to announce the publication of the graphic novel retelling of The Worst Journey in the World . To celebrate the event, we are delighted to welcome you to meet the artist Sarah Airriess, chat about her research, art and retelling of the story. Signed copies of the newly published first volume of her graphic novel will be available to buy on the day.

Seasonal special offers and discounts will be available in the shop on the day.

This is a free, drop-in event.

Visit to find out more about the book.

People crafting

Meet and Make at the Museum

Join us for our new wellbeing and making workshops for adults at the Polar Museum! Meet and Make at the Museum sessions are all about giving you a supportive and social space to be creative. Making new crafts, making space for yourself, and making new connections. A chance for you to explore working with different materials and learn new skills with others.

For ages 16+

Monday 28 November, 1pm – 3.30pm Ice and Snow

Secure your place and book your free ticket from the 24 October