Head back to the 80s

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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/

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