Sun, 26 Feb|
Community PopUp at The Grand Arcade
No need to register for this free event.
Time & Location
26 Feb 2023, 11:00 – 17:00
Cambridge, The Grand Arcade, St Andrew's St, Cambridge CB2 3BJ, UK
About the event
Join us for some weekend family fun at The Grand Arcade, Cambridge.
We will be exploring the seasonal changes as we move into Spring and discovering why it is the perfect season for growth and new life through our shows and activities.
Our hands-on, interactive exhibits will be available for you to investigate and learn more about the incredible world of engineering.
11.30am Built for Speed
How do we build machines? What makes them work and what makes them go fast? Why are some machines faster than others and how do we build machines for speed?
Today, we will be looking at how machines work and why some are faster than others. You can build your very own machine out of recycled materials.Opposites attract – that’s true even at the tiniest level. Find out how this is important in creating that little spark when you touch a metal object, and what that’s got to do with lightening.
2.30pm All Charged Up
Opposites attract - that's true even at the tiniest level. Find out how this is important in creating that little spark when you touch a metal object, and what that's got to do with lightening.
Make something a little different with our activities today!
12.30pm Cress heads
Find out more about "going green" and help the environment by growing your own food and using recycled materials - at the same time! Who knows, you might find you have "green fingers" too!
3.30pm Feed the birds
We recycle old plastic bottles, by transforming them into a fabulous bird feeders full of nutritious seeds to attract brilliant bird species to your garden! All materials provided, although if you can bring a plastic bottle with you - even better! Suitable for all ages, although seed mix may contain traces of nuts.
Please note that the Centre on Clifton Road is closed over this period.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer at all times.