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Brunel's ss Great Britain: Brunel & the Bard Storytelling

Saturday 08 October 2016, 11:30 to 13:30

Follow the story of Brunel as he steps into one of his Shakespeare paintings for an adventure.

Most know Brunel for his innovations in engineering but did you know he also championed creativity through art? He commissioned 10 paintings for his home, depicting scenes from Shakespeare’s plays. This “Shakespeare room” was designed to stimulate Brunel’s creativity and imagination.

Join us on board and follow the hero engineer as he steps through one of his paintings and finds adventure on the other side.

Sessions run 11:30-12 and 1-1:30. Most suitable for 6+

Included in price of admission to ss Great Britain.

Brunel’s ss Great Britain has enjoyed 173 years of adventure, travelled a million miles at sea and been around the world 32 times on an incredible journey.

Brunel’s ss Great Britain, Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, BS1 6TY

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Events and Exhibitions
September 2016
Wednesday 28 September 2016

Galleries Closed

Shop 11am-6pm

Cafe 10am-8pm

Reading Room Closed

This event is part of Bristol Family Arts Festival 2016
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