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Britain’s Most Spectacular Backyard Builds

The BBC has asked us at Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire to help spread the word about their  brand new BBC Two series called Britain’s Most Spectacular Backyard Builds, which is celebrating Britain’s most passionate inventors, makers, engineers and tinkerers.

The BBC are looking for a variety of people to take part in this new series.  This will be a programme for anybody who loves to create their own inventions, whether that be an 8 year old science fanatic, or an 80 year old hobbyist inventor, they want to find the most passionate and creative backyard builders.

Up and down the country, extraordinary things are being made, from back garden rollercoasters to homemade helicopters. They are built with passion and created with purpose and now BBC Two are delving into their world to document the most passionate and most magnificent makers in the UK! This is a celebration of engineering, invention and innovation and this is a great opportunity for hobbyist inventors, engineers and makers across the country to take part in something magnificent.

Do you have a friend who is always tinkering away in their garden shed, developing and making unique creations?

The BBC casting period is only open for one month.  Filming for the series will take place between January - March 2016 and those who take part will only be required for between 1 to 4 days.

For those who are interested, they can email the team on or visit the BBC website to download an application form http://­www.­bbc.­co.­uk/­showsandtours/­takepart/­most_­spectacular_­backyard_­builds

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