Saturday 18 April Events

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A-Maze-ing Light Workshop (All Ages)
Drop in all day

Can you move light?  Get hands on while learning how we can move light using technology found in state of the art instruments and see if you can complete our challenging light maze involving lenses and mirrors.

Laser Lab Workshop (All Ages)
Drop in all day

Come and play in our Laser Lab!  Humanity has always used light, but new applications are being discovered all the time.  In this hands on activity, children and adults will have the opportunity to experiment with different kinds of light, create a rainbow and uncover hidden secrets.

Printing Lite® Workshop (Age 7+)
Workshop Times:  11:00-12:00, 13:00-14:00, 14:30-15:30
Bookable on the day (limited spaces per class)

Learn how to screen print with dyes which change when triggered by different light conditions, including fluorescent and glow in the dark dyes.  Participants will be able to print their own piece of fabric and take it away with them.

Alien Lights Workshop (Age 5+)
Workshop Times:  10:30-11:30, 12:00-13:00, 13:30-14:30, 15:00-16:00
Bookable on the day

Everyone loves flashing lights.  We want to show children and adults alike how easy it is to construct simple electronic circuits and how much fun it is to use them in all sorts of exciting ingenious projects. Come and make your own alien lights in this interactive workshop.

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