Show & Tell

This activity can include facts about the magic lantern, early cinema and optical history, the opportunity to operate the lantern and to make your own slides and toys. We can incorporate performance, games and tours on a timed or drop in basis, or keep it simple – you tell us!

Previous clients include Ikon Gallery, Hoxton Hall, The Whitechapel Gallery, Flatpack Festival and Big Fest.

Additional information:

Workshop Type: Self-led / drop in.

Options: Costumed facilitators possible / additional games & demos can be provided.

Timing: Up to six hours / all day.

Learning outcomes:

Greater knowledge of magic lanterns, Victorian culture and the physics of projection.

Opportunity to create and project own magic lantern slide.

Build confidence through creation.

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