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November 2019

Hack a Robot

14 November, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Collection Museum, Lincoln, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, LN2 1LP United Kingdom
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Robot Lindsey is currently giving people tours around The Collection Museum, Lincoln - telling them about various artefacts and times past. Come and help improve what Lindsey does! Work with robotics researchers from the University of Lincoln to design a new tour for the robot. Then program the robot yourselves (with a little help if necessary), and see your tour come to life! Groups of 2-4 people will do the activity, with two groups at most simultaneously. This is a…

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Hack a Robot

15 November, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Collection Museum, Lincoln, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, LN2 1LP United Kingdom
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Robot Lindsey is currently giving people tours around The Collection Museum, Lincoln - telling them about various artefacts and times past. Come and help improve what Lindsey does! Work with robotics researchers from the University of Lincoln to design a new tour for the robot. Then program the robot yourselves (with a little help if necessary), and see your tour come to life! Groups of 2-4 people will do the activity, with two groups at most simultaneously. This is a…

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Sea Creatures, Great and Small

16 November, 2019, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online: Dundee Science Centre, Greenmarket
Dundee, Scotland DD1 4QB United Kingdom
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This take-over event at Dundee Science Centre will include all of the regular interactive exhibitions, plus some special water-themed activities, such as monstrous crafts and drawing, pop-up performances and talks, face-painting, and more. Artists from Dundee Comics Creative Space will help you create your own sea creatures, great and small. Come and see the new permanent whale and whaling exhibition for yourself! Suitable for all ages. Please note: hundreds of free tickets will be available to book on first come,…

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Aaarrtt on the High Seas

16 November, 2019, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Online: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Alexandra Road Swansea SA1 5DZ United Kingdom + Google Map

All aboard for a fun-filled day of fantastical adventure on the high seas, celebrating the Glynn Vivian’s new exhibition 'The Mary Rose: People and Purpose'. Discover fascinating facts and sinister secrets about life on board this infamous ship in a series of workshops including animated theatre and creating your own Tudor play, digging for buried treasure, building a 3-Dimensional open world and designing and racing your own Tudor-themed self-propelled motor boats. You will need to keep your eyes peeled for…

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Hack a Robot

18 November, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Collection Museum, Lincoln, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, LN2 1LP United Kingdom
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Robot Lindsey is currently giving people tours around The Collection Museum, Lincoln - telling them about various artefacts and times past. Come and help improve what Lindsey does! Work with robotics researchers from the University of Lincoln to design a new tour for the robot. Then program the robot yourselves (with a little help if necessary), and see your tour come to life! Groups of 2-4 people will do the activity, with two groups at most simultaneously. This is a…

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Hack a Robot

19 November, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Collection Museum, Lincoln, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, LN2 1LP United Kingdom
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Robot Lindsey is currently giving people tours around The Collection Museum, Lincoln - telling them about various artefacts and times past. Come and help improve what Lindsey does! Work with robotics researchers from the University of Lincoln to design a new tour for the robot. Then program the robot yourselves (with a little help if necessary), and see your tour come to life! Groups of 2-4 people will do the activity, with two groups at most simultaneously. This is a…

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Excavating Roman Voices

19 November, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE, 12 Walbrook
London, EC4N 8AA United Kingdom
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Gain a new insight into Roman London at this evening of poetry inspired by the hidden voices present within the Bloomberg writing tablets, some of the earliest written documents found in Britain. Hosted at London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE where the tablets were discovered, Dr Josephine Balmer’s poetry will be performed by students from the University of Notre Dame. The event will also include a short talk on the tablets and an opportunity to view the Temple of Mithras where the…

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Humanising Medicine

19 November, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barts Pathology Museum, 24 W Smithfield,
London, London EC1A 7BE United Kingdom
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Come along to an evening of art and storytelling at the unique Bart’s Pathology Museum in celebration of the humanity and artistry at the core of medicine. There will be an exhibition of art depicting the lived experiences of people involved in all aspects of healthcare. You will also hear the personal stories of health, illness and care from doctors, nurses, students and patients. Join the event that is putting the heart and soul back into medicine. This event is…

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Touching the Past

20 November, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Hill
Norwich, Norfolk NR1 3JU
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Touching the Past is a series of workshops and interactive experience with invited audiences that encourages young people to explore Norfolk Museum’s collections data. Through playful interaction, participants uncover and manipulate hitherto overlooked words. Thematic connections are explored by re-arranging fragments of text using gestural interaction. The result is a fun and accessible experience that gives a unique insight into commonly overlooked archival records.

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Hack a Robot

20 November, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Collection Museum, Lincoln, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, LN2 1LP United Kingdom
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Robot Lindsey is currently giving people tours around The Collection Museum, Lincoln - telling them about various artefacts and times past. Come and help improve what Lindsey does! Work with robotics researchers from the University of Lincoln to design a new tour for the robot. Then program the robot yourselves (with a little help if necessary), and see your tour come to life! Groups of 2-4 people will do the activity, with two groups at most simultaneously. This is a…

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Hack a Robot

21 November, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Collection Museum, Lincoln, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, LN2 1LP United Kingdom
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Robot Lindsey is currently giving people tours around The Collection Museum, Lincoln - telling them about various artefacts and times past. Come and help improve what Lindsey does! Work with robotics researchers from the University of Lincoln to design a new tour for the robot. Then program the robot yourselves (with a little help if necessary), and see your tour come to life! Groups of 2-4 people will do the activity, with two groups at most simultaneously. This is a…

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Animal Magic: A MERL Late

21 November, 2019, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Museum of English Rural Life, MERL, University of Reading, Redlands Road
Reading, Berkshire, Southern England RG1 5EX United Kingdom
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In this late night extravaganza especially for the Being Human festival, find out more about our animal friends and what they say about us as people. Researchers from the University of Reading and beyond will host interactive workshops with the MERL's collections. Expect live music, craft activities, silent disco and cocktail bar from Milk. Please note this event is suitable for ages 18+ only.

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Hack a Robot

22 November, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Collection Museum, Lincoln, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, LN2 1LP United Kingdom
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Robot Lindsey is currently giving people tours around The Collection Museum, Lincoln - telling them about various artefacts and times past. Come and help improve what Lindsey does! Work with robotics researchers from the University of Lincoln to design a new tour for the robot. Then program the robot yourselves (with a little help if necessary), and see your tour come to life! Groups of 2-4 people will do the activity, with two groups at most simultaneously. This is a…

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Humanities Late

22 November, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hansard Gallery, 142-144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, South East England SO14 7DU United Kingdom
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Visit the John Hansard Gallery in the centre of the city for a special late-opening event showcasing research from the humanities at the University of Southampton. Join researchers for the evening and explore a set of exciting and informative temporary installations, talks and workshops. The Gallery’s exhibition of 'Waves and Forms' by artist, and alumnus of Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton), Haroon Mirza will also be open beyond normal opening hours.  

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Unearthing Lowick Lime

22 November, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Baltic 39, Baltic 39's Experimental Studio
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne And Wear NE1 1EW United Kingdom
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Engage with our industrial heritage through this exhibition and workshop to experience material lime. Lowick, in rural North Northumberland, was once a significant site of lime production, with three major limestone quarries and eleven lime kilns that were active during the 19th century. Join us at Baltic 39 in Newcastle city centre to engage with artworks inspired by the region's industrial heritage, and learn from Lowick Heritage Group, who are working to conserve this important site. Led by artists Charles…

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Touching the Past

23 November, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Hill
Norwich, Norfolk NR1 3JU
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Touching the Past is a series of workshops and interactive experiences with invited audience that encourages young people to explore Norfolk Museum’s collections data. Through playful interaction, participants uncover and manipulate hitherto overlooked words. Thematic connections are explored by re-arranging fragments of text using gestural interaction. The result is a fun and accessible experience that gives a unique insight into commonly overlooked archival records.

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It’s All the Raj

23 November, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grant Zoology Museum, Rockefeller Building, Gower St
London, London WC1E 6DE United Kingdom
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What's black and white, black and white, black and white, black and white? A penguin rolling down a hill. What's funny about natural history museums? A lot. Find out more at this evening of comedy that will explore the hidden stories in the Grant Museum of Zoology's natural history collection, especially those that touch on the theme of decolonisation. The lack of discussion about the origins of collections in natural history museums misrepresents history and alienates many people. This event…

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November 2020

GLOW at The MERL – Exploring the Light & the Dark

19 November, 2020, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Museum of English Rural Life, MERL, University of Reading, Redlands Road
Reading, Berkshire, Southern England RG1 5EX United Kingdom
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This is an online event. In this online museum late event, find and explore connections across cultures, discover new worlds, celebrate our shared humanity and bring a glow to your life! GLOW at The MERL is an online programme, focusing on linked themes of light and darkness, harvest and festivals, community and celebration. The evening offers a fantastic opportunity for all communities to enjoy rich South Asian arts and cultural heritage combined with virtual experiences and talks from the University…

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