Snot, Sick and Scabs

Sac demonstrationIf 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! Come and take on the role of a scientist and discover the world of cells, bacteria and viruses.

Each session offers the opportunity to take part in a Pod show inside our cell-shaped Pod, suspended over the laboratories of the Blizard Institute.

This event is suitable for children aged 8 – 13 and their families.Time Out London Logo

Friday 28th July 2:00 – 4:15pm (sold out)

Friday 18th August 2:00 – 4:15pm

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Adults (£7); Children (£5); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5); Under 3s (free)

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

Please note that children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

In a Heartbeat (sold out)

Blood prrssure demonstrationA fun and interactive show all about the human heart, blood and circulation. It looks at what the heart does and what you can do to keep it healthy. What is your heart rate and blood pressure and how does your heart respond to exercise?

Each session offers the opportunity to take part in a Pod show inside our cell-shaped Pod, suspended over the laboratories of the Blizard Institute.

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This event is suitable for children aged 8 – 12 and their families.

Tuesday 1st August 2:00 – 4:15pm (sold out)

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Adults (£7); Children (£5); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5); Under 3s (free)

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

Please note that 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 ShowIt’s time to get excited about evolution and giddy about genes! Uncover how long your DNA is, pair up chromosomes in our sock match challenge and find out about all the amazing jobs your genes do. Discover how different animals are adapted to their environments, search for hidden creatures in our camouflage test and find out what scientists are doing to understand more about genes.

Each session offers the opportunity to take part in a Pod show inside our cell-shaped Pod, suspended over the laboratories of the Blizard Institute.

This event is suitable for children aged 9 – 13 and their families.Time Out London Logo

Thursday 3rd August 2:00 – 4:15pm

Tuesday 15th August 2:00 – 4:15pm

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Adults (£7); Children (£5); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5); Under 3s (free)

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

Please note that children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

Gut Feeling

Gut Feeling titleLet us take you on the weird and wonderful journey of one boy’s breakfast as it gets chomped and chewed in the mouth, pushed through the oesophagus, churned in stomach acids, absorbed in the intestines and greeted by the toilet bowl! This show will unravel the fascinating structure and function of the digestive tract, why ‘we are what we eat’, what happens to the guts of patients with bowel diseases, and what makes the perfect poo!

Each session offers the opportunity to take part in a Pod show inside our cell-shaped Pod, suspended over the laboratories of the Blizard Institute.

This event is suitable for children aged 7 – 14 and their families.Time Out London Logo

Friday 4th August 2:00 – 4:15pm

Thursday 17th August 2:00 – 4:15pm

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Adults (£7); Children (£5); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5); Under 3s (free)

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

Please note that children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

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Teethtastic

Children dressed up as teethGet your teeth stuck into our tantalising show all about teeth. Whether you’re a dentist’s dream, or you don’t know your incisors from your canines, in this show you’ll discover how to get terrific teeth and gorgeous gums, take part in our chomping challenge and find out how to make elephant toothpaste.

Each session offers the opportunity to take part in a Pod show inside our cell-shaped Pod, suspended over the laboratories of the Blizard Institute.

This event is suitable for children aged 7 – 11 and their families.Time Out London Logo

Monday 7th August 2:00 – 4:15pm

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Adults (£7); Children (£5); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5); Under 3s (free)

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

Please note that children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

Muscling In

Muscling InExplore the wonders of your magnificent muscles and brilliant bones in the Muscling In show! Discover how our muscles, bones and joints work together to help us move and find out how many bones there are in the human skeleton. Uncover what bones are made of, see what it takes to curl a bicep and learn how to keep your muscles healthy!

Each session offers the opportunity to take part in a Pod show inside our cell-shaped Pod, suspended over the laboratories of the Blizard Institute.

This event is suitable for children aged 7 – 12 and their families.Time Out London Logo

Thursday 10th August 2:00 – 4:15pm

Tuesday 29th August 2:00 – 4:15pm

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Adults (£7); Children (£5); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5); Under 3s (free)

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

Please note that children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

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War on the Wards

War in the WardsExplore medical gore and more from the First World War. Investigate the history of wartime medicine and innovation and how this has influenced medicine today.

Each session offers the opportunity to take part in a Pod show inside our cell-shaped Pod, suspended over the laboratories of the Blizard Institute.

This event is suitable for children aged 9 – 14 and their families.

Friday 11th August 2:00 – 4:15pmTime Out London Logo

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Adults (£7); Children (£5); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5); Under 3s (free)

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

Please note that children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

Sores, Spores and Sickly Bugs

Sores, Spores and Sickly BugsUncover 100 years of miraculous medical history in the East End. ‘Sores, Spores and Sickly Bugs’ is about how medicine has developed over the past 100 years. Meet our doctors from 1915 and 2015 to discover the history of health and disease in East London.

Each session offers the opportunity to take part in a Pod show inside our cell-shaped Pod, suspended over the laboratories of the Blizard Institute.

This event is suitable for children aged 7 – 12 and their families.

Monday 14th August 2:00 – 4:15pm

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Adults (£7); Children (£5); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5); Under 3s (free)

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

Please note that children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

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