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May 2017
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Museum Detectives at Half Term

May 30 @ 10:30 am - June 2 @ 5:00 pm
Royal Engineers Museum, Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham, Kent ME4 4UG United Kingdom
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Join us this half term as we reveal some of the objects in the stores. Find out about the jobs that museum Curators do to keep objects looking their best in one of our family friendly* activities. Time Drop-in: 10:30am – 1pm and 1.30pm- 3:30pm Tuesday 30th May - Rusty swords See a live experiment in front of your eyes: learn about humidity and whether metals corrode. Be inspired by the experiment to create a rust free sword fit for…

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June 2017

Mach Goes Commando

June 6 @ 10:00 am - August 27 @ 5:00 pm
Royal Engineers Museum, Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham, Kent ME4 4UG United Kingdom
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A series of collages inspired by and created from original Thompson ‘Commando’ comics by Turner Prize nominee David Mach RA. The artwork from the comics has been reassembled to form mini epics, charged with energy and celebrating childhood comic book heroes. Known for his sculptural pieces, David explains ‘Collage has always been a major part of my studio practice. I would use it to show ideas for sculpture in the same way other artists might sketch out a design... The…

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July 2017

The Mechanicals

July 25 @ 10:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm
Royal Engineers Museum, Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham, Kent ME4 4UG United Kingdom
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The Mechanicals is a collaborative project between Science Projects Ltd and the Cabaret Mechanical Theatre, famous for its collection of beautiful, humorous hand-made automata. It is an exhibition of two parts. Hand-crafted automata are displayed alongside hands-on exhibits that show the basic mechanisms involved in making the automata work, simplifying the principles behind drives, pulleys, ratchets and levers. The exhibition is accompanies by family friendly activities, creating simple machines inspired by the Mechanicals. Exhibition entry is included in general admission.

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September 2017

Medway Modelling Club Show

September 2 @ 10:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm
Royal Engineers Museum, Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham, Kent ME4 4UG United Kingdom
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Experience a whole miniature world at the Royal Engineers Museum!* The Medway Modelling Club will be displaying their models in the Museum, 2nd - 3rd September. More information nearer the time! *Normal admission prices apply.

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Britten War Requiem Prints

September 5 @ 10:00 am - December 17 @ 5:00 pm
Royal Engineers Museum, Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham, Kent ME4 4UG United Kingdom
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A series of 8 prints and linocuts by Ruth Dent, inspired by Britten’s War Requiem as sung by the Rochester Cathedral Choir. Incorporating a personal element from the artist’s Great-great Uncle, Harry Hayter, the art represents human skill and individuality, as well as capturing the spirit of the music and words used by Britten: "My subject is War, and the pity of War, The Poetry is in the pity … All a poet can do today is warn.” Exhibition entry…

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