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Making it! Discovery Centre
Making it! discovery centre is open to the general public during Nottinghamshire school holidays - come indoors for exciting family fun in our interactive galleries and learn about how things are made - Making It! is housed in the old Mansfield Brewery building, now converted into a high tech Discovery Centre full of exciting and fun things to see and do. 

Be amazed at how invention happens and how it succeeds and fails - produce your own designs on modern, light-box drawing boards and 3D Computer Aided Design computers - test materials to destruction - try to run an assembly line and puzzle out the mysteries of bar codes - use a robot to assemble the finished product - put your head into a virtual fizzy drinks factory - star on a newspaper front page and then print it - try to recycle waste and find natural resource. You can choose from ten kits - Yes you actually design and build your own fantastic model to take home! What will you choose - space rocket, speed buggy , fairground carousel, live wire challenge etc. - whatever you choose you will have great fun building your kit.
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24th July to 31st August 2014

From 24 July- 31 August visit the Design and Technology themed Interactive Galleries to learn about how things are invented, designed, made and sold whilst playing fun games such as robot and production line challenges, sketching an everyday product and designing a newspaper front page plus much more including make a working model to take home. There’s a rocket, speed machine, fairground carousel and many more to choose from.

If craft activities are your child’s idea of pure fun, there are also lots of hands-on children’s make and take workshops every week throughout the summer holidays in the Brewhouse Crafts room including; decorate a SpongeBob cake, learn how to make a super hero outfit and join the princess and pirate hunt!Princess and Priates

The Brewhouse Crafts family activity on 27 August is something different where skills will be learnt that last a lifetime- adults get to make fabric jewellery whilst children learn basic sewing to make a drawstring kit bag.

To get the most out of the summer, join the Discovery Club and receive great discounts on admission and meals in the café, plus prizes to be won and goodie bags for all new members including a Discovery Club bag and badge.

Please visit our website for a full list of workshops and activities taking place at Making It Discovery Centre this Summer.

Don't forget that you can use your Things to do in Nottinghamshire card to get 20% discount off the admission price to the Making it! Galleries for a family up to 6 people (minimum 1 adult and not valid for special events).  Buy a card here.



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