The Forum, Norwich has announced a new, educational and entertaining free exhibition marking the end of its Norwich Circus 250 celebrations.
Running from Sat 1 December – Sun 27 Jan The Mechanical Circus exhibition is an eclectic mix of automata, mechanical exhibits, games and puzzles that celebrates the story of how scientists demonstrated their latest ideas and discoveries.
The gallery will be transformed into a wondrous playground with billboards and circus style posters announcing the attractions, including: amazing animals, human wonders, optical illusions, the wonders of electricity and more. Throughout time audiences have marvelled, been astounded and amused by the miracles of science and clever mechanical toys. The exhibition keeps to this time honoured tradition ensuring that science and technology continue to be fun for all ages.
The exhibition is a collaboration between Rijksmuseum Boerhaave and Cabaret Mechanical Theatre and is supported by Norwich City Council. The exhibition brings together optical, mechanical and electric ‘toys’ straight from the Rijksmuseum Boerhaave’s collection in the Netherlands with the enchanting and hilarious automata of Cabaret Mechanical Theatre.
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The Mechanical Circus exhibition
The Forum Gallery |Sat 1 Dec – 27 Jan |Free
Open daily 10am-4pm | Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day