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Easter 2016 at the Design Museum

The Design Museum is hosting a series of family-friendly activities around the current exhibition – Cycle Revolution – which celebrates the diversity of contemporary cycling in Britain from every day commuting to Olympic level competition. Part of the Mayor of London’s Find Your London Festival.

The Cycle Revolution Festival features a bicycle-powered cinema, drop in bike maintenance sessions plus talks, tours and creative activities for the family. Enjoy the ride!

Pedal-Powered Cinema by Electric Pedals

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Cycle Revolution Exhibition

Explore the Cycle Revolution exhibition which celebrates the diversity of contemporary cycling in Britain from every day commuting to Olympic level competition.

Cycle Revolution Insights Tours

A volunteer-led 20 minute tour of the Cycle Revolution exhibition, featuring personal insights behind selected bikes and exploring key design features unique to the bikes of the four tribes.

Pedal-Powered Cinema

Jump on a bike and help power our mini-cinema provided by Electric Pedals. Watch the specially-commissioned Cycle Revolution films including Peckham BMX Bike Club, Sir Chris Hoy and Inside the Brompton Factory.

Cycle Confident Dr Bike and Cycle Training Taster Sessions

Drop in and get your bike checked over by the experts. Qualified instructors will also be on hand to give you a cycle training taster session.

Easter Egg Hunt

Take the self-guided Easter Egg hunt through the Cycle Revolution exhibition with an Easter surprise at the end. For ages 5 to 11 years.

Create and Make: Inkcredible design

Create and Make workshops take place on the last Sunday of every month. This month collage and print your own poster design ideas. For ages 5 to 11 years.

Design Cycle Tour Around London

Take a riverside design cycle tour of unexpected architecture and design gems. Hosted by Artouride, you will hop on a Brompton folding bike at the Design Museum and be guided by an experienced cyclist around London.

3D Bike Printing Workshop Challenge

Bamboo Bicycle Club with partners has taken up the challenge to create and 3D print a rideable bicycle in a weekend at the Design Museum. Drop in and see how they are getting on.

Cycle Culture Tour

Take a Cycle Culture tour with Artouride and discover some of the gems of London’s design-led cycling scene

Get Social

There are many ways to share your #CycleRevolution experience. Join the conversation on social media using the dedicated hashtag #CycleRevolution or have your photo taken on the winner's podium and you could feature on the Social Wall at the end of the exhibition.

other activities

Last chance to see the Designs of the Year Exhibition

Find out what the world’s design geniuses have been up to, from cleaning up the ocean to 3D printing prosthetics in South Sudan.

Designs of the Year Explore Kits

The Explore Kits are ideal for children aged 5 to 10 years to guide them through the Designs of the Year exhibition. Full of fun design activities and challenges, they are available free of charge upon request from the admissions desk.

Last Chance to see Designers in Residence

Drones, cultural complexity, nomadism and astronaut training. Four designers respond to the theme of ‘migration’ in this year's Designers in Residence exhibition.

Family Trail

Pick up a free trail upon arrival and discover design together as a family. They are available free of charge from the admissions desk and suitable for ages 5 to 11 years.

Easter Weekend Colouring Competition

Drop by the Design Museum Shop over the Easter weekend to take part in the Easter colouring competition. There will be a gallery of the entries on display with prizes for the best three designs.

Facilities and Access

Pushchairs are welcome in the museum and all levels of the museum are fully accessible by lift. Baby changing facilities are available on the ground floor in both male and female toilets. The Design Museum aims to make access to design enjoyable and welcoming to the widest possible audience. Whether you’re taking part in the dedicated Access programme or just popping in for a visit, the museum does everything it can to make sure your experience is enjoyable.

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