Exhibition

Exhibitions, shows and attractions.

Digital Art – Nye Thompson – The Seeker

Digital Art - Nye Thompson - The Seeker

This weekend I visited the Victoria and Albert museum. The V&A was paid for from the profits of the Great Exhibition of 1851. That exhibition showcased the latest developments in industry and art. So it seems fitting that the V&A

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Heath Robinson Museum

Heath Robinson Museum

Guest post by Catherine Jones. “That’s a bit Heath Robinson.” Is one of those phrases that you hear and might know that it means a machine or contraption that is a little bit strange,overly complicated or just looks plain dangerous.

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Model Engineer Exhibition 2016

Model Engineer Exhibition 2016

After a year without the Model Engineer Exhibition it has been rebooted and is back with a new venue at Brooklands Motor Museum. Brooklands is located just 20 minutes away from the previous location of Sandown Park, just off a

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Offensive Machines

Offensive Machines

This week I revisited Novelty Automation, for a talk by Tim Hunkin titled “Offensive Machines”. Talk Tim started out with a history looking at automata, amusement arcades and a variety of mechanical amusements. He included a couple of my childhood

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Model Engineer’s Workshop 236

Model Engineer's Workshop 236

My report on the World Maker Faire 2015 in New York can be seen in Model Engineer’s Workshop 236, available online, at WHSmiths and all good newsagents.

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