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Cabaret Mechanical Theatre

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Cabaret Mechanical Theatre
Mermaid of Zennor – automata by Carlos Zapata, image (c) Steve Tanner
Cabaret Mechanical Theatre

Since 1979 Cabaret Mechanical Theatre (CMT) have played an integral role in the revival of automata and have supported a growing number of automata makers. Their visually stunning art, science and engineering exhibitions have been seen by millions of people worldwide.

CMT are delighted to bring 30 automata from their collection to the Museum of Making this winter. This interactive educational experience is perfect for children, families, school groups and adults.

The automata are made by 12 contemporary artists, including Paul Spooner, Carlos Zapata, Wanda Sowry and Fi Henshall. Marvel at the ingenious mechanisms, get inspired to make your own automata, and learn more about this wonderful art form.

Suitable for all.

Booking is recommended, walk-ins will be permitted if there is space. Book Here, from 22nd November

Booking Information:

Bookings open at 10am on Monday 22nd November. Tickets will be available to book for dates up until 2nd January. After this, tickets will go on sale every Tuesday for the following week, so tickets for the 4th-9th January will go on sale on 28th December.

Cost: Adults – £4.50 / Under 16s FREE / Carers FREE / DM Friends & Members, Regular Volunteers, Art Pass, Museums Association ad Students – £2.50 (with valid ID)

See Cabaret Mechanical Theatre for FREE!

Entry to Cabaret Mechanical Theatre is FREE on the first Sunday of the month, on a first come first served basis – for any other days, please book as above.

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