Summer holiday sessions 2021

We have a number of public events during August 2021. Book now via our booking calendar.

You can find specific information about each of the sessions below, but they are generally suitable for children aged 7-16 and their families.

Our shows have been adapted to be Covid-secure – a general overview of these changes can be found here. For more specific changes to each show, please email info@centreofthecell.org. The Centre’s full COVID-secure Risk Assessment can be downloaded here. Key changes include capacity limits, face masks to be worn by over-11s, hand sanitizer upon arrival and enhanced cleaning measures.

The Neuron Show (previews)

Have you ever wondered how your nervous system works? What about how we form memories? Or how do we study brain damage? 

This brand new show all about the brain and nervous system will take place in Neuron Pod, led by expert Centre of the Cell Explainers.

Key info

  • This event is suitable for children aged 11-14, and their families.
  • The show is about an hour long, but the booking is slightly longer to allow for questions and a visit to the Centre of the Cell shop
  • Tuesday 10th of August  10.30am- 12.00pm
  • Wednesday 25th of August 2.00pm- 3.30pm
  • Tickets are available to book here

 

Pricing

This is a new show, so as a test audience we’re offering special discounted rates:

  • Adults (£6.00); Children (£4.00); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£4.00); Under 3s (free)

For enquiries please call 020 7882 2562 or email info@centreofthecell.org

 

Please note that tickets are non-refundable. However, it may be possible to transfer your tickets to an alternative date or event if required, subject to availability. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

Snot, Sick and Scabs

If you have ever wondered what snot, sick or scabs are made of, why cheesy feet smell so bad or how your body fights off microscopic monsters when they manage to invade your body, then this show is for you!

This event will take place in Centre of the Cell’s unique Neuron Pod, and be led by expert Centre of the Cell Explainers.

 

Key info

  • This event is suitable for children aged 7-12 and their families.
  • The show is about an hour long, but the booking is slightly longer to allow for questions and a visit to the Centre of the Cell shop
  • Friday 13th of August 2:00pm – 3:30pm
  • Tuesday 17th of August 10.30am – 12:00pm
  • Tickets are available to book here

 

Pricing

  • Adult (£7.00); Child (£5.50); Concession (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5.50); Under 3s (free)
  • Family tickets – 1 adult, 3 children (£20.00); 2 adults, 2 children (£22.50)

For enquiries please call 020 7882 2562 or email info@centreofthecell.org.

 

Please note that tickets are non-refundable. However, it may be possible to transfer your tickets to an alternative date or event if required, subject to availability. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

The Genes and Evolution Show

The Genes and Evolution ShowGet excited about evolution and giddy about genes in our Genes and Evolution Show, hosted in our unique Neuron Pod and led by expert Centre of the Cell Explainers.

 

 

 

Key info

  • This event is suitable for children aged 7-12, and their families.
  • The show is about an hour long, but the booking is slightly longer to allow for questions and a visit to the Centre of the Cell shop
  • Friday 20th of August    2.00pm -3.30pm
  • Friday 27th of August 10.30am- 12.00pm
  • Tickets are available to book here.

 

Pricing

  • Adults (£7.00); Children (£5.50); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5.50); Under 3s (free)

For enquiries please call 020 7882 2562 or email info@centreofthecell.org

 

Please note that tickets are non-refundable. However, it may be possible to transfer your tickets to an alternative date or event if required, subject to availability. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.