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New Sunday Digital Engineers Club for children at Enginuity

By Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, 04 June 2018, 16:11PM

Join the new Digital Engineers Club for 7-12 year olds and discover more about all things digital in the FabLab at Enginuity, the Ironbridge Gorge Museums’ Design and Technology Centre at Coalbrookdale.

The club sessions will be held on the second Sunday of every month during term time looking at different aspects of coding and robotics; each will also include a programme of mini challenges for completion. No previous experience is needed to take part.

The first session on 10th June will look at programming a BBC micro:bit to control an EZ-Robot, while the session on 8th July will work with LEGO® WeDo using a Block based programming language.

Digital Engineers Club workshops will take place between 10.30am and 12.30pm and are priced at £5 per session, including admission into Enginuity. As places are limited, they must be booked in advance by calling 01952 433970.

One of the 10 Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Enginuity is open from 10am until 4pm; entrance is £9.95 adults, £8.95 60 plus and £7.65 children 5-16, under 5s free.

Make the most of daytime visits to the museums with a great value Annual Passport Ticket, which allows multiple visits into all 10. It costs £26.50 per adult, £20.50 for seniors, £16.50 for children (16 years or under), £70 for a family of two adults and all their children and £50 for a family with one adult; under 5s free (terms and conditions apply). Passports can also be bought online in advance saving 5% and individual entry tickets are available at each museum. Activities will vary from day-to-day and some additional costs will apply.<span ">


For further information, call the Ironbridge Tourist Information Centre on 01952 433 424 or visit www.ironbridge.org.uk. The Gorge is easily reached via the M54 motorway exiting at Telford junction 4 or 6.