Sunday, 14 February 2016

Start your engines and get set for a Grand Prix...in Dunstable Library

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Dunstable Grand prix

Storyteller, artist and car enthusiast Chris Dobrowolski will be in your library creating a new art project called Selfie Slot Car Championship, in homage to the 1970s heyday of model-making and Scalextrix. Chris will be turning the top floor of Dunstable Library into a model-making den where you can create your own model of your family car, and then race it in the Selfie Slot Car Championship event on Saturday, 5 March.
“If you love model-making, cars, Scalextrix, the Grand Prix, experimenting, making, getting things to work and anything in-between, come have some fun and help create Selfie Slot Car Championship” said Chris. “It’s a great project for the family. You’ll need to have a car or access to one as we’ll be taking photos of your car during the workshops and then creating a model of your car to race in the main event.” 
Model-making workshops will take place during the half-term school holidays:
  • Monday 15 February, 10:00am-midday and 3:00-5:00pm
  • Tuesday 16 February, 10:00am-midday and 3:00-5:00pm
  • Wednesday 17 February, 10:00am-midday and 3:00-5:00pm
  • Thursday 18 February, 3:00-5:00pm
  • Friday 19 February, 10:00am-midday and 3:00-5:00pm
  • Saturday 20 February, 10:00am-midday and 3:00-5:00pm
The workshops are free to take part but booking is essential as numbers are limited. The main event (Saturday 5 March, 10:00am-4:30pm) will take place with qualifiers in the morning and the final race event in the afternoon. 
To book email dunstable.library@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk, call Dunstable Library on 0300 300 8056, or drop in and book your places on the workshop – a maximum of four per family.

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