Open House Families at NLA - Discover your City

Saturday 9 June 2018

11am - 3pm

NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

Start your Open House Families adventure at New London Architecture where you can view our unique interactive scale model of central London, and take the Walking Bus tour, discovering incredible sights and stories across the West End.

Family Drop-In Architecture Workshop
DIY London
11am – 3pm 
Families work together to create the London of tomorrow. Using only cardboard and a spark of imagination re-create famous landmarks with your own twists and additions or design totally new buildings from scratch to transform London for the next generation! Together we will create a cardboard city in one day! 

Walking Architecture Bus Tour 
Walking buses from and to each venue on the bus route
Between 11am and 3pm 
Take the walking bus from any of our West End pit stops. Start at the venue of your choosing for a fun-packed architectural adventure discovering the incredible sights and stories of iconic Bloomsbury and the surrounding area. Learn about famous architects and their greatest achievements from our enthusiastic family guides who will help you complete creative challenges along the route. 

Find out more about the Open House Families programme here

Part of the NLA Learning programme

This event is also part of the London Festival of Architecture 2018

NLA Exhibitions and Gallery Space
The above events and workshops are held within our exhibition spaces at The Building Centre. These exhibitions will still be free to access and enjoy during these sessions.

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