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October Half Term: Building a Spaceship

This half term, help create a life size spaceship model to take you to Mars! Build the control panels to help steer the ship and places to eat, sleep, relax and work.

What to expect

Build the control panels to steer the ship and places to eat, sleep, relax and work. Learn how best to use materials and set-building techniques to make 3D structures out of cardboard.

Booking information

Monday 21 – Friday 25 October, daily, 13.00 – 16.00

Suitable for families with children aged 5-11 years.

FREE, drop-in

Parents/guardians must remain with their children at all times

Booking essential for groups of 6 or more children. Please contact

Please read the terms and conditions before attending.


Isobel Irwin

Isobel is a freelance Prop and Puppet maker. She has experience working in theatre, film and tv. She enjoys learning new skills and problem solving through making.

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