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 8 – 13 and their families.

Monday 8th April 2:00pm – 4:15pm

Thursday 11th April 10:00am – 12:15pm

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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.

Adults (£7.50); 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 children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

Under 7s Storytelling and Crafts

A Mummy for MelissaMeet Melissa, a newborn monster who is trying to find her mummy! Along the way she meets lots of new friends who teach her about the wonderful world of living things, cells and DNA! A child-friendly introduction to the concepts of cells and genetic inheritance.

This session also includes a crafts workshop. Visitors can get hands on and maybe even make something to take home.

Please note, this session does not include a Pod Show.

This event is suitable for children aged 4 – 7 and their families.

Thursday 18th April 11:00am – 12:45pm

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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.

Adults (£7.50); 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 children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

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.

Tuesday 9th April 10:00am – 12:15pm

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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.

Adults (£7.50); 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 children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

Teethtastic

Elephant toothpaste demonstrationGet 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.

Wednesday 10th April 10:00am – 12:15pm

Friday 12th April 2:00pm – 4:15pm

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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.

Adults (£7.50); 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 children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.