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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Family Activities: Thaumatropes

Free, donations welcome

© Andy Brown

Before TVs and Tiktok, children had to make their own moving pictures and special effects using just paper and pencils and string. Try your hand at this Victorian craft – and find out how it helped scientists understand how our eyes work!

All materials will be supplied.

This event will be taking place following government guidance on Covid-19 measures.

Times and locations:

9th August, 12pm–3pm – Weston Park Museum

11th August, 12pm–3pm – Kelham Island Museum

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