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20th July - 4 November 2018 (10am-5pm July - October, 10am-4pm in November)
Are you a Scrabble Champion? A wannabee Chess grandmaster? Or a Monopoly megalomaniac?
GAME PLAN: Board Games Rediscovered will celebrate the joy, excitement and occasional frustration of playing board games. This exhibition will include some of the most iconic, enthralling and visually striking games from the V&A’s outstanding national collection of board games. Visitors can enjoy hands-on interactives and see more than 100 objects, featuring games from around the world, exploring the important role of design. Throughout the exhibition, selected games of special interest are highlighted with more detailed information on their history and influence.
New Lanark are delighted that GAME PLAN: Board Games Rediscovered will be the third exhibition hosted in the redeveloped Exhibition Gallery in 2018.
GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered is a touring exhibition from the V&A Museum of Childhood.
Part of the Year of Young People 2018 Event Partner Programme.
In 2018, Scotland puts its young people in the spotlight, celebrating their talents, contributions and creating new opportunities for them to shine. The Year of Young People 2018 is a year-long programme of events and activities that will give young people in Scotland the opportunity to show the world what they are made of.
Book Exhibition Tickets
Book online before 19th July using code 'earlybird' to receive £1.50 off individual tickets.
'GAME PLAN: Board Games Rediscovered' tickets are valid for the singlar date (chosen at the time of booking) between 20 July - 4 November 2018 and cannot be transfered. The exhibition will be open from 10am-5pm daily July - October, and until 4pm in November. Tickets will be scanned upon arrival at the exhibition meaning they cannot be used multiple times or passed onto another visitor.
Visitors to GAME PLAN will recieve a voucher for 25% off New Lanark Visitor Attraction tickets which can be used on the same date as visiting the exhibition, or until 11th November 2018.
Excellent Group Rates are available for public interest groups and Educational Groups. Please contact us on 01555 661345 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your booking requirements.
Activities and Workshops
Alongside the exhibition, visitors will also have the chance to enjoy Challenge Games, a themed Trail and Historic Toy sessions. We will also be running a programme of inclusive sessions with ‘Autism Friendly’ mornings and dementia friendly ‘Games We Played’ Reminiscence sessions. Full details on the GAME PLAN activities and workshops will be available soon.
We estimate that the average visit to the exhibition will take around 1 hour. Make the most of your visit to GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered with a few of these itinerary suggestions:
New Lanark is around an hour's drive from Glasgow (25 miles/40 kms) or Edinburgh (35 miles/56 Kms) and is well sign-posted from all major routes. The nearest train station is 'Lanark' which has a direct route from Glasgow Central Station. Please click here for more information on getting to New Lanark.
© Images courtesy of V&A Museum of Childhood.
© GAME PLAN logo illustration by Everyday People Illustration.
New Lanark Trust is a Registered Scottish Charity SC008552.
New Lanark Mills, Lanark, ML11 9DB. 01555 661345.
In association with the exhibition, we will be running a programme of linked activities and workshops which will allow visitors to engage with the tapestry, get creative and learn new skills. This will include:
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