Some 2018 images from our open days at Newark Riverside park

100_4953 100_4954 100_4955 100_4956Learning about flotation–if the barge is made of steel how can it float? The simplest things capture the imagination and phones and I pads put aside. Loading barges (sardine tins) with heavy cargo(old pennies). How many before it sinks?!



General view with our chairman Barry teaching a few magic trick with rope.





How did we lift sails and cargo on sailing ships before we had engines and cranes?





How did you do that?