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! 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 challenge” – puzzle out the mysteries of bar codes – and star on the front page of a newspaper, print a...

Spring Home and Garden Market THIS WEEKEND at Making it! Discovery Centre

Spring Home and Garden Market comes to Mansfield This Easter the Making it! Discovery Centre building plays host to a Spring Home and Garden Market on 18 – 21 April, 10am -5pm daily. After the success of the Festive Food and Craft Fair last year, organisers were keen to offer another family friendly weekend to give the people of Nottinghamshire and surrounding areas a reason to visit Mansfield. The Market promises to offer something for everyone with gardening and plant stalls, crafts, Easter treats and a tombola- the weekend is sure to be a hit for families. With FREE ENTRY and a covered outside area it’s the perfect excuse to...

Easter Craft Workshops

If your kids love to get creative we have a range of craft workshops during the Easter Holidays to bring a smile to their faces. Rio 2 Special Colourful Wind Sock Easter Bunny Treats Easter Egg and Card Easter Sweet Tree Chocolate Nest and Flower Pot Chicks To find out the full details click...

Vintage Afternoon Tea

Guests will now be able to book to attend traditional vintage afternoon tea at the Brewhouse Cafe (Making it! Discovery Centre, Littleworth, Mansfield) in a calming, relaxed atmosphere that is sure to be the perfect setting for that special occasion or treat. As a special opening offer, you...

What’s on Guide 2014

What’s On at Making it! Discovery Centre in 2014   This year we have a whole host of activities and events going on that will keep the whole family entertained. From children and adult craft workshops, to fun days out at our fairs and galleries- there’s something for...

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...

New place to eat in Nottinghamshire- Brewhouse Cafe

The onsite Victorian Brewhouse cafe at Making it! Discovery Centre, Mansfield has been undergoing a fabulous refurbishment over the past few weeks to provide customers with a new comfortable area to eat, drink and relax. If you’re looking for new places to eat in Nottinghamshire, the...

English Tourism Week 2014 with Making it! & the BID

    “English Tourism Week is a week-long celebration of events showcasing the quality and vibrancy of the visitor experiences and the value our industry brings to our nation” Visit England The annual Visit England campaign, English Tourism Week 2014, is one which is...