The invention rooms

Saturday Science Club at The Invention Rooms

We’re excited to bring you a new series of science events at our free Saturday Science Club this autumn. Join us at The Invention Rooms for family-friendly workshops to explore aliens, chemical reactions and more in these fun hands-on sessions made specially for local families with our researchers.

The Saturday Science Club is aimed at 5 – 11-year olds and is a mix of fun and interactive activities aimed at inspiring your children and supporting further learning outside of school. At each session you’ll be given extra activities to pick up and do at home until you come back.



Super Structures

Saturday 3 October, 10.30 and 13.00

Create the tallest building or longest bridge you can as we build amazing shapes and structures with our very own engineer Deema Abu-Salma. 

Make an Alien

Saturday 17 October, 10.30 and 13.00

Explore alien landscapes with astrobiologist Tara Salter and make an alien that could survive on the planet of your choice! 

Who: Ages 5-11

When: Saturday 3 and 17 October, and other selected dates this autumn

Where: The Invention Rooms, 68 Wood Lane, W12 7RH (or online if there are further changes to government guidance regarding COVID-19)

Book: Super Structure here and Make an Alien here

Please note that places are limited due to social distancing.


Autumn Maker Challenge Programme

Are you aged 14-18? Do you have an idea that you’d like to bring to life? Or a passion for making things? If so, you should consider applying for the Maker Challenge.

The team at The Invention Rooms have launched a new online version of the Maker Challenge programme which teaches you how to make, design and create. Over 8 virtual sessions and 5 in-person workshops, you’ll learn design thinking, 3D printing, laser cutting, prototyping, coding and more! Through the programme you’ll develop your very own creative idea from concept to prototype.

The Maker Challenge takes place this Autumn term, starting 5 October to 18 December.

Deadline: Wednesday 30 September, 23:59

Apply: to find out more or to complete and application, click here

When: 5 October – 18 December. Sessions take place weekly on Tuesdays (for virtual sessions) and Tuesdays or Thursdays (for in-person workshops).

Need help applying? For queries or to book a 1-1 support session with our team to write you application, contact Rebecca on:

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