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Space Suits for Mars

Calling all space explorers! Have you got what it takes to move to Mars? What will you need and what will it look like?

What to expect

In this creative design workshop, you’ll design and build a space suit using fabric and recycled materials. You’ll learn about costume construction, space ready materials and how to integrate basic electronic components into an amazing suit all ready for your mission to Mars.

Booking information

£15 per person.

Sunday 24 November 2019, 13:00-16:00

This family workshop requires a parent/guardian to attend with their child. Suitable for children aged 8-11 years

Please read the terms and conditions before booking.


Katie Kennedy

Katie Kennedy is a graphic designer and educator, running her own design business alongside delivering workshops and projects with museums and galleries across the UK.

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