Summer family workshops 19th July – 31st August
Discover more about the fantastic inventions, science and technologies that have come from the East at the drop-in Made in China workshops to be held at Enginuity, near Ironbridge during the summer school holidays from Saturday 19th July until Sunday 31st August, between 10.30am and 3.45pm.
Hands-on activities will include using craft materials such as tissue paper and brightly coloured card to make boats, kites and shadow puppets as well as the chance to have a go at printing. These activities will vary from-to-day and carry a small extra charge in addition to the museum entrance fee.
There will also be a choice of family activities that are included in the admission charge, such as decorating paper bricks and adding them to the ‘Great Wall of Enginuity’, solving tangram puzzles and following a trail that takes in museum exhibits linked to the inventions of China. The presenter-led show in Gadgetdom will highlight the enormous contribution that China has made to the world of design and technology.
Open 10am to 5pm Enginuity is one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums. A great value Annual Passport Ticket allowing entry into all ten museums, valid for twelve months and unlimited return visits, costs £27.50 per adult, £21 for the 60 plus, £16.50 for students and children and £68 for a family of two adults and all their children aged up to 18 years in full time education (terms and conditions apply); under 5s free. Activities and workshops vary day-to-day and some carry an extra charge in addition to the museum admission fee. Individual museum entry tickets are also available
For further information, contact the Ironbridge Visitor Information Centre on Tel: 01952 433 424 or visit www.ironbridge.org.uk. The Gorge is easily reached via the M6 and M54 motorways exiting at Telford (M54 junction 4 or 6).