Make it in Great Britain

Make it in Great Britain

Photography: bisgovuk

London is in the grip of Olympic fever, Helen Glover, Heather Stanning and Bradley Wiggins have just claimed Team GB’s first TWO gold medals of the 2012 Games, and Boris Johnson is trending on Twitter after getting himself stuck on a zip wire waving a couple of Union flags. So, it’s no wonder we’re all feeling a little more patriotic than usual.

When it’s time to take a screen-break from all the sport, get yourself down to the Science Museum. From now until the 9th September, the government-funded Make it in Great Britain exhibition will be celebrating the success of British manufacturing, and entry is free. From food and drink to pharmaceuticals, and creative industries to construction, the exhibition features some of the most exciting Great British innovations happening today.

There are over 30 exhibitors, all with a history of UK manufacturing. Visitors will be able to see a McLaren F1 racing car up, close and personal, or you can even ask a British aerospace engineer to reveal the secrets of their trade. You never know, you might even be tempted to make a career out of it…

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