October Half Term Sessions

We have public events available during October Half Term 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 3-16 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.

A Mummy for Melissa

A Mummy for Melissa

Meet 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! Created in partnership with East London Genes & Health, this is a child-friendly introduction to the concepts of cells and genetic inheritance.

Key info

  • This event is suitable for children 3 to 7 years old
  • The show is about 45 minutes, but the booking is slightly longer to allow for questions and a visit to the Centre of the Cell shop
  • Monday 25th of October 2.00 pm- 3.15pm
  • 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.

War on the Wards & STEM Pod experience

War in the Wards

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

Key info

  • Suitable for 10-14 year olds
  • The show is about an hour long and is followed by a STEM Pod experience that lasts up to an hour and a half
  • Wednesday 27th of October 2.00pm-4.15pm
  • Tickets are available to book here

 

Pricing

  • Adult (£8.50); Child (£6.50); Concession (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5.50); Under 3s (free)
  • Family tickets – 1 adult, 3 children (£22.50); 2 adults, 2 children (£24.50)

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.

Muscling In show & STEM Pod experience

Muscling In

Explore 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!

Key info

  • Suitable for 7-14 year olds
  • The show is about an hour long and is followed by a STEM Pod experience that lasts up to an hour and a half
  • Friday 29th of October   2.00pm -4.15pm
  • Tickets are available to book here

 

Pricing

  • Adults (£8.50); Children (£6.50); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£5.50); Under 3s (free)
  • Family tickets – 1 adult, 3 children (£22.50); 2 adults, 2 children (£24.50)

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.