Puzzling Paper

Paper was invented two thousand years ago, and we know who invented it! Cai Lun, in China, 105 CE. How do we know that? He wrote it down on a piece of paper! it is the invention that allowed people everywhere to read about inventions everywhere else.

Paper products have  found their way into all corners of our life, as greetings, poems, storage, furniture, weaponry (yes!), and here, as fun experiments and tricks. Learn how paper works and it will be a loyal servant for life.

We’ll give you a mixture of hands-on investigations, scientific explanations, funny tricks, and as with all good magic, you’ll find some handy life hacks here.

For instance, how can attempting to fold a piece of paper more than seven times give insights into life on Earth, the Covid pandemic and ways to make a fortune?  You’ll be wanting to come, which you can do – it’s free, it’s easy.


Suitable for all ages. FREE: A collection will be taken. Bring cash!

But if you want to reserve a place, put your name down HERE (no charge)

Monday October 24 

Time 12.00 – 1.00

The Scout Hut,  beside the Co-op, Patcham, Brighton BN! 8XR

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