Head back to the 80s
Super Mario and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles favourite Michaelangelo were among the summer holiday visitors to Summerlee – which is hosting a special“Back to the 80s”exhibition.
The free exhibition explores the decade through toys, video games, fashion, music and film; and showcases old favourites such as leg warmers, the Rubik Cube, mullets and the Walkman.
Also on offer at the Coatbridge museum are a “mysteries of the 1980s” quiz and prize draw, showings of blockbusters of the decade including Ghostbusters, Back to the Future and ET, and Friday sessions showcasing 80s comics and early video games.
Summerlee’s programme also includes a series of arts and crafts, including Lego animations, making record covers and Star Wars peg dolls, and “photobomb the 1980s” green-screen sessions each Friday until August 11.
● For more details on the museum’s themed programme for the summer, visit culturenl. co.uk/summerlee/