Young People making films about their local heritage

Added 4th December, 2023

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Sunderland River Festival

Added 2nd September, 2019

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Community model boat building in the city that has produced more ships than any other city.

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Thank goodness this was a real Pilot Cutter

Added 19th October, 2018

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To enrich our work with children who make and sail our cardboard pilot cutters we took a trip on a real pilot cutter.

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Patchway Community College Puppeteers meet the Warhorse Puppeteers and Joey (The Horse)

Added 7th April, 2017

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Puppets and puppeteers from Patchway visited the Hippodrome for the launch of Warhorse, bringing there own puppets.

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Talking Heads at Bristol Museum Art Gallery.

Added 30th July, 2016

Primary Schools bring portraits to life with full size puppets.

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On Board the Balmoral - Lifting Aspirations and Accessing Engineering with Bristol's historic cargo cranes at the M Shed Museum

Added 31st May, 2015

Engineering workshops on board a 1950s inshore passenger vessel exploring cranes. For Primary and Secondary schools funded by Heritage Lottery

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St Mary Redcliffe Primary School - Young Shipwrights

Added 12th February, 2015

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46 Year 6 pupils complete Young Shipwrights workshops and harbour tours.

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Underfall Yard - Doors Open Day

Added 4th September, 2014

A family boat building experience that promotes the exciting plans for the Heritage Lottery Funded development at a unique site on Bristol's Historic Harbour

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Royal West of England Academy and the Power of the Sea

Added 15th May, 2014

13 year old prospective art students explore the tides on the Avon and the RWA exhibition to create an installation of a flotilla of functioning model sail boats in a prestigious gallery installation.

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British Science Association Award for the "Lifting Aspirations and Accessing Engineering" project

Added 20th March, 2014

Schools and families take part in an immersive experience with the lifting and access engineering industry. Exploring the heritage of the technology in the region with the working machines at the M Shed Museum and the future for the sector with engineering ambassadors. learning outcomes and the fun of engineering are combined in a practical competition to build and operate a robotic arm.

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One Self as Another

Added 23rd February, 2014

Cotham Co-operative Academy, Holiday Club working with Royal West-of-England Academy. Young People aged 8 to 17 on a two day workshop to explore portraiture with puppetry.

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Lifting Aspirations and Accessing Engineering

Added 25th May, 2013

A practical crane design and building project for 8-11 or 11 to 14 year olds. Science and Engineering principles, industrial heritage, identity and future aspirations.

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Young Shipwights 2013. Provided by -The Bristol Initiative Trust's Learning Ships project

Added 3rd April, 2013

Primary schools and businesses preparing for the annual Bristol Harbour Festival Boat race. Workshops in June and July for schools and business volunteers and a yacht race on 27th July at 12 noon.

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Ingenious Engineering Fair July 12th 13th 14th and schools workshops in June and July-

Added 25th July, 2012

Engineers extend the Ingenious project into schools and take over Bristol's M Shed Museum to stage a second Ingenious Engineering Fair for schools and families

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News and Updates for Ingenious Projects

Added 21st February, 2012

News and information for the project team

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