Last take Abu Dhabi 2014

Fire the Inventor runs practical automata or mechanical toy workshops for schools, colleges, science centres, museums and special events. The workshops combine art, science and technology. Participants learn about the science of basic mechanisms and linkages while letting their creative imaginations run free.

There are a range of workshops suitable for schools and adults, and from formal learning to socialable gatherings. A range of exhibits and demonstration models accompany the workshops, and there’s a crib sheet for those who want to to quickly gen up on the basic science of mechanical movement.

We can also supply the card board box and wooden kits on their own.

Fire the Inventor is also about encouraging a hands-on making, designing, crafting, inventing, tinkering and  repairing culture. And giving ourselves the opportunity to play around with a bunch of materials, and to (re)discover our creativity and engineering skills.

Fire the Inventor is a not for profit company.




Tim Hunkin
Engineer, cartoonist, broadcaster, artist. and creator of Channel Four’s “The Secret Life of Machines”. Wikipedia Biography of Tim Hunkin


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