FLYING Machines and Battling Bots will be invading Ventnor in a series of free workshops for local young people next week.

Hosted by Ventnor Town Council and magician, Huxley Hunt, the sessions, at Salisbury Gardens, Ventnor will offer budding inventors and engineers the opportunity to build planes, rockets, parachutes, helicopters and robots.

The series of ten free workshops will kick off on Tuesday (7), running between 6pm and 8pm.

Places are limited and booking up fast, say organisersfor more information and to reserve a place please email