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VIscovery day – Superbugs 20 Jan!

VIscovery Day - Superbugs - 20 Jan -Science Museum
Venue:
The Science Museum
Time:
tbc - tbc
Phone:
02079424086 
Date:
20th January 2018
Cost:
Free


The Science Museum is holding a VIscovery day on Saturday 20th January 2018.

VIscovery days include a series of events which are specifically designed for families with members who are visually impaired, partially sighted or blind. All events are free and suitable for children aged 5 and over.

VIscovery Day on 20th January 2018 will be themed around Superbugs, our exhibition exploring how society is responding to antibiotic resistance. Expects lots of fun events, including animal workshops, object handling sessions and creative activities.

IEvents will be individually bookable so that families get the most personal interactive experience possible so make sure you sign up when further information is sent out.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email myself at Federica.Marzari@ScienceMuseum.ac.uk or the Family Programmes Team at familyprogrammes@sciencemuseum.ac.uk; or call on 02079424086

 

Science Museum VIscovery Day

Science Museum VIscovery Day

The Science Museum is holding a VIscovery day on Saturday 14th October 2017.

VIscovery days include a series of events which are specifically designed for families with members who are visually impaired, partially sighted or blind.

All events are free and suitable for children aged 5 and over.

VIscovery Day on 14th of October will be themed around Illuminating India, our exhibition celebrating India’s contribution to science, technology, and maths. Events will include an immersive storytelling, workshops, and much more.

I will be back in touch soon to let you know the timings and details of the day. I just wanted to let you know so you can write the date down in your diary!

Events will be individually bookable so that families get the most personal interactive experience possible so make sure you sign up when further information is sent out.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email Federica.Marzari@ScienceMuseum.ac.uk or the Family Programmes Team at familyprogrammes@sciencemuseum.ac.uk; or call on 02079424086.

I am looking forward to meeting you on the day!

Best regards,

Federica

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Federica Marzari

Events Programmer (Family and Accessible)

Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, SW7 2DD

0207 942 4086

federica.marzari@sciencemuseum.ac.uk

 

The Science Museum is holding a VIscovery day – 20 May!

The Science Museum VIscovery day 2017
Venue:
The Science Museum
Time:
TBC -
Phone:
02079424756
Date:
20th May 2017
Cost:
Free


The Science Museum VIscovery day 2017

The Science Museum is holding a VIscovery day on Saturday 20th May 2017 where events will be held for families with members who are vision impaired, partially sighted or blind.

All events will be free and suitable for children aged 5 and over.

The day is going to have a technology theme and we are very excited to announce that Microsoft will be hosting some of the events on the day!

The full timetable will be finalised shortly, but we are looking to hold:

  • Physical coding workshops using project Torino.
  • Robotics themed workshops
  • Computer Surgeries with a blind Microsoft engineer; this will be your chance to ask an expert any computing questions.
  • Object handling session

Events will be individually bookable so that families get the most personal interactive experience possible so make sure you sign up when further information is sent out.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact  Imogen.small@sciencemuseum.ac.uk or familyprogrammes@sciencemuseum.ac.uk  or call on 02079424756

Science Museum’s family visual impairment day – 14 Nov 2015

Science Museum’s family visual impairment day - 14 Nov 2015

The 14th November has proved to be very popular with bookings. It has been so popular that we are looking to put on two performances of our audio described show and our immersive story telling.

If you would like to take up one of the final spaces in any of our events listed or know any families who might like to come please do let me know as soon as possible and I will book you onto the events.

Phone: 0207 942 4756
Email: lucy.minshallpearson@sciencemuseum.ac.uk

Times and details are as follows:

10:30 and 13:00 – Audio Described ‘Little Lab of Horrors’ theatre show and touch tour
Join us for this frighteningly fun science show where we will investigate some luminous liquids, help bust some ghosts, and have a hair-raising experience! Live Audio Description of this show will be available along with a touch tour of the props prior to the show.
(Recommended for families with children aged 7 +. Approx. 1 hour)

10:30 and 13:00 – ‘Take Flight’ immersive storytelling
Come on a high flying adventure through the clouds in this interactive storytelling session. Explore hot air balloons, glorious gliders and animals that soar in the sky. Please fasten your seat belt and prepare for take-off!
(Recommended for families with children aged 7 +. Approx. 1 hour)

14:00– Object handling of Information Age gallery artefacts
Hold history in your hands with objects from the Science Museum’s collection. Find out what they are made from and how they transformed the way we communicate and share information.
(Recommended for families with children aged 7 +.  Drop in over an hour and a half)

14:30 – Flight Gallery Tour
From mankind’s earliest dreams of flight, to the Wright brothers and early adventurers, to the jumbo jets and the wide-body aeroplanes of today. Discover the history of flight in this descriptive tour of our Flight Gallery.
(Tour lasts approx. 30mins)

Many thanks,
Lucy.
 
Lucy Minshall-Pearson

Special Events Developer (Family and Accessible Programmes)

Science Museum
Exhibition Road
London
SW7 2DD

Phone: 0207 942 4756
Email: lucy.minshallpearson@sciencemuseum.ac.uk

Science Museum – Free VI Events for families – age 7 and over

science museum

On Saturday 29th August please come and join us at the Science Museum for our free events held for families with members who are aged 7 and over who are visually impaired or blind.

Venue:  Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD.
Time: 10.30am – 15.00pm
Phone: 020 7942 4000
Date: 29th August 2015
Cost: Free Limited places

 

Times and details are as follows:

10:30 – Audio Described Launch Pad ‘Flash! Bang! Wallop!’ show and touch tour
Join us for an Explainer-led interactive show discovering the science of explosions. How are they made? What are they? And what are they used for? Be blown away by fantastic demonstrations. Live Audio Description of this show will be available along with a touch tour of the props.
(Recommended for families with children aged 7 +. Approx. 1 hour)

13:00 – ‘Full Steam Ahead’ immersive storytelling
Discover what it would take to become a train engineer in this interactive storytelling session. Find out the differences between locomotives and trains, feel for yourselves just how important oil is and get blown away with the power of steam. All aboard!
(Recommended for families with children aged 7 +. Approx. 1 hour)

14:30– Object handling of Information Age gallery artefacts
Hold history in your hands with objects from the Science Museum’s collection. Find out what they are made from and how they transformed the way we communicate and share information.
(Recommended for families with children aged 7 +.  Drop in over an hour and a half)

14:30 – Information Age Gallery Tour
The Information Age gallery celebrates more than 200 years of innovation in information and communication technologies. Discover the six zones: The Cable, The Telephone Exchange, Broadcast, The Constellation, The Cell and The Web, on a tour of our biggest gallery to date.
(Recommended for adults, but children welcome. Tour lasts approx. 30mins, but staff will be there for an hour and a half)

Places will be restricted, so if you are interested in attending any of the events or would like some more information,

please book or contact, Lucy Minshall-Pearson, a family and accessibility developer on:familyprogrammes@sciencemuseum.ac.uk or lucy.minshallpearson@sciencemuseum.ac.uk