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A new Discover-y for children
POSTED 27 Jun 2003 . BY
Interactive centre, Discover, opened to the public on 28 June in Stratford, East London.

The centre is the result of a £6m investment and the input of over 20,000 local children, parents and carers and aims to help children from two to seven learn and gain confidence in literacy, language, communication and creativity.

Children can use the centre’s exhibits – including the Lollipopter, the Squirm Tunnel and the Scary Keyboard – to explore and discover by looking, listening, touching and interacting – inventing a world and creating a place for themselves within it.

Poet and Discover patron, Benjamin Zephaniah, said: “It is very important to give children time and space to use their imagination and I can see that Discover offers real benefits.”

To celebrate the opening, entry was free to all visitors on 28 June. Details: www.discover.org.uk

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A new Discover-y for children
POSTED 27 Jun 2003 . BY
Interactive centre, Discover, opened to the public on 28 June in Stratford, East London.

The centre is the result of a £6m investment and the input of over 20,000 local children, parents and carers and aims to help children from two to seven learn and gain confidence in literacy, language, communication and creativity.

Children can use the centre’s exhibits – including the Lollipopter, the Squirm Tunnel and the Scary Keyboard – to explore and discover by looking, listening, touching and interacting – inventing a world and creating a place for themselves within it.

Poet and Discover patron, Benjamin Zephaniah, said: “It is very important to give children time and space to use their imagination and I can see that Discover offers real benefits.”

To celebrate the opening, entry was free to all visitors on 28 June. Details: www.discover.org.uk

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The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
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Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
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