Sunday 28 July - Tuesday 20 August 2019
Ipswich Museum, Christchurch Mansion and Ipswich Art Gallery
Various session times
Summer of Science
Enjoy a summer of activities inspired by the Marvellous Machines exhibition at Ipswich Art Gallery. There is always lots to see at Ipswich Museum and Art Gallery and Christchurch Mansion. Explore and be inspired with a series of science-themed events.
Many events are free drop-in, but those that are bookable can be booked online at www.ipswichregent.com
Build the Ensemble Workshop
Ipswich Art Gallery | Sunday 28 July & Thursday 22 August 10am-12pm | Age 6+ | Free drop-in
Help us put together a giant automata made from all sorts of weird and wonderful parts!
Ipswich Museum | Tuesday 30 & Wednesday 31 July | Age 4+ | Book online
Enter the inflatable star dome and learn more about the solar system, constellations and mythology.
Get Snappy: Create a Camera
Christchurch Mansion | Thursday 1 August | Age 5+ | Book online
Discover how early photography was used and build your own pinhole camera.
Meet the Robots
Ipswich Art Gallery | Sunday 4 August 11am-3pm | Free drop-in
Join Ipswich Makerspace to drive, programme and learn about making robots.
Discovery Day: Fossils
Ipswich Museum | Tuesday 6 August 10.30am-2pm | Free drop-in
Explore fascinating animals and plants that lived millions of years ago.
Build Your Own Automata
Ipswich Art Gallery | Wednesday 7 August | Age 5+ | Book online
Take inspiration from the creations on display to make your own automata.
Blood and Bones
Christchurch Mansion | Thursday 8 August | Age 6+ | Book online
Our Tudor surgeon will be letting you in on the gory secrets of medieval medicine.
Ipswich Art Gallery | Sunday 11 August 10.30am-12.30pm, 1.30-3.30pm | Age 7-17 | Book online
Join Ipswich Makerspace and tinker with Raspberry Pi, code in Python or create games in Scratch.
Discovery Day: Animals and Bugs
Ipswich Museum | Tuesday 13 August 10.30am-2pm | Free drop-in
We’ll have lots of our natural history collections out for you to explore.
Ipswich Art Gallery | Wednesday 14 August | Age 6-12 | Book online
Be inspired by the displays to make a Lego model of your favourite object.
Tick Tock: Create a Clock
Christchurch Mansion | Thursday 15 August | Age 5+ | Book online
Design and make your own clock inspired by the historic ones in the Mansion.
Discovery Day: Forensics
Ipswich Museum | Tuesday 20 August 10.30am-2pm | Age 6+ | Free drop-in
Search the museum for clues and use your forensic skills to solve a mystery!