Let’s Build!

*This event has now passed*


Who can create the tallest tower, the strongest structure, or the weirdest shape?


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Across Bristol

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We’ll be using coloured straws and creative art materials to build amazing structures inspired by the shapes you can spot all around.

Come and join our Live Science team at the special events across Bristol:


3 Aug - North Bristol Play Day at Blaise Castle Estate, Drop in 11-3

5 Aug - Luminarium at College Green, Drop in 1-4.30

13 and 14 AugBristol International Balloon Fiesta 

20 Aug - Summer Activity Day at Knowle West Health Park, Drop in 12-4

31 AugAvonmouth Community Centre - Drop in 11-3


As the day progresses, the bigger the structures become. By the afternoon it’s like a mini city has popped up.


This activity is usually taking place outside, so don’t forget your hats and sunscreen.

Please note that if it rains, we may have to delay the start time of this activity, pause for a while and take cover or cancel - so please check the weather forecast before coming along.


*This activity is no longer running every weekend on Anchor Square - please check out our other activities*


Image: Lisa Whiting


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