20 things to do this summer Friday 25th July 2014 School’s out for summer. Here's 20 things to check out during the holidays. 1/20 Bantock House Museum, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, 01902 552195 - Whether it’s lounging in the beautiful gardens or enjoying storytelling, there’s plenty to do at Bantock. Storybook worlds will be opened up to youngsters and their families during free sessions during the summer. Once Upon a Time will be held at the venue on August 5, 12, 19 and 26. Children will be able to enjoy different stories followed by craft activities. Sessions are 11.15am to noon and 2.15pm to 3pm. It is suitable for youngsters aged four to 12 and no booking is required. Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton - Fancy learning How To Train a Dragon? Among lots of free activities, visitors can tour an exhibit celebrating the books which inspired the hit series of children’s films. The exhibition explores how Viking history, legend and dragon lore inspired the series of books by Cressida Cowell. It reveals the author’s creative process through the inclusion of her original sketches, story plans, notes and manuscripts. There is even a Viking longship to sit in along with interactive displays. The display runs daily. Ancient High House, Greengate Street, Stafford, 01785 619131 - Among the free activities is a First World War centenary commemoration event on August 2 between 10am and 4pm. Visitors will learn about the experiences of soldiers during the conflict and how they were recruited. Admission is free but there is a charge for children’s workshops. People can visit the Civil War Room where King Charles I and Prince Rupert stayed during their brief visit to the town and see a Stuart Bedroom with its magnificent four poster bed. Related stories:See Also: Free summer holiday activitiesSee Also: Feeling the pinch? Our guide to free things to do.