About Making It! Family Day out Jan01

About Making It! Family Day out

MAKING IT! IS A HIGH TECH DISCOVERY CENTRE FULL OF EXCITING AND FUN THINGS TO SEE, DO AND MAKE FOR ALL AGES. FUN FAMILY DAY OUT! OPEN DURING NOTTINGHAMSHIRE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ONLY. Check when we’re open to the public here> Be amazed at how inventions happens – how they succeed or fail – design your own fizzy drink – produce designs using light-box drawing techniques and explore 3D Computer Aided Design – explore different materials and test them to destruction – try to run an assembly line and put your head into a virtual factory making newspapers, cans and bottles – pits your wits against the “bottle filling...

What’s on this Summer

FUN FUN FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY! WHAT’S ON THIS SUMMER   INTERACTIVE GALLERIES From 24 July- 31 August visit the Design and Technology themed Interactive Galleries to learn about how things are invented, designed, made and sold whilst playing fun games such as robot and production line challenges, sketching an everyday product and designing a newspaper front page plus much more including make a working model to take home. There’s a rocket, speed machine, fairground carousel and many more to choose from. CHILDREN’S CRAFT ACTIVITIES in the Brewhouse Crafts room If craft activities are your child’s idea of pure fun, there are...

Special Offers- Terms and Conditions

We have lots of different discounts and offers on-going throughout the year to treat our customers. Keep your eyes peeled in local publications and online. Before claiming any discount it is important to to understand what Exclusions, Terms and Conditions apply. Valid for admission to the...

Join our kids club

New for 2014! There’s lots going on at the Discovery Centre to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays. To get the most out of what’s on offer children are invited to become Discoverers and join the Discovery Club! Join the club for just £10 a year and...

Birthday Parties for kids at Making it! Jul01

Birthday Parties for kids at Making it!

Celebrate your child’s special day with a themed Birthday Party. Everything can be organised on your behalf to take the stress out of the day. Our Birthday Parties for kids are fast becoming known for being the most fun, action packed parties in town! Princess and Pirates The Hungry...

Summer Garden Festival Cancelled

It is with regret that the 2014 Summer Garden Festival will no longer be going ahead as planned for the weekend of 8-10 August 2014. We would like to apologise for the disappointment this may cause. Instead we will be hosting some fun free children’s craft activities and giving away free...

Festive Food and Craft Fair- TRADERS WANTED

It’s that time of year again when plans are put in place for the Making it! Annual Festive Food and Craft Fair. We’re looking for 40+ traders with food and craft related products. To ensure we host a quality event, we wish to hear from traders selling top quality products that are...

DISCOVERY CENTRE OPEN 24 JULY – 31 AUGUST 2014

The galleries are next open on 24 July – 31 August for lots more hands on fun and children’s workshops. Interactive Galleries- Spend a few hours playing on the interactive exhibits, learning all about how a product is invented, designed and made. Take part in the bar code...