May 10th sees the opening of “Marvellous Machines: The Wonderful World of Rowland Emett” at The Gas Hall (BM&AG) in Birmingham city centre. Tickets are £5.


Emett learned his craft at the Birmingham School of Arts & Crafts, and went on to work from Birmingham as a cartoonist/illustrator and a designer of automata. Most famously for the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.