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Greenwich Exhibition and Workshops

August 29, 2013 by  

Cabaret Mechanical Theatre in Greenwich 12th Dec 2013 to 22nd February 2014 12 – 5 pm Closed Sundays, 24th – 26th December, 1st January. Visit our small London gallery exhibition, we have an inspiring workshop programme, plus automata from our collection, and a selection of new works. Artists include Paul Spooner, Keith Newstead, Lisa Slater, [...]


Cabaret Mechanical Theatre aboard MS Stubnitz

March 5, 2013 by  

Exhibition and Automata Workshops 13th March to 12th April 2013 “Hidden away in Hold One of the Stubnitz, a dozen precious and intricate machines sleepily await visitors to press their buttons and trigger them into action. Gears and cogs power up miniature performances that are funny, strange and unexpected. These are the automata of the [...]


Automata Workshop at the V&A (2011)

March 11, 2011 by  

CMT will be taking part in a free workshop at the V&A in London on 25th March as part of the Friday Late – Playhouse event. Performing Machines and Automata Step into a backstage workshop where mechanical theatre is made and automata perform at the touch of a button. Excercise your making skills in drop-in [...]


Workshops at Kinetica this weekend (2007)

January 8, 2007 by  

Come along and join us for some automata making workshops at Kinetica this weekend. To book a place visit the Kinetica website. We will be joined by Keith Good, author of Amazing Machines, and he will guide you through making your own automata from scrap materials to take home.


Visit MindFest at Fort Worth,Texas 8-9 Sept. 2006

September 2, 2006 by  

Some great activities and workshops are on offer at the 6th MindFest at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History this Friday and Saturday. CMT took part in the original MindFest, ‘a gathering of playful inventors’ at MIT in 1999. It was here that the Designing Automata Kit in it’s original form was used [...]