Sedgwick Museum Hands on Saturdays

13th, 20th, 27th February 10.30-15.30
Free, drop in for families

Join the Time Truck volunteers to find out more about the rocks, minerals and fossils in our collection. Time Truck will be in the museum gallery with a selection of rocks and fossils for you to explore.
http://www.sedgwickmuseum.org/index.php?page=events

Science Festival Lecture Series

Mapping Rocks: Sheets of many colours part 1
Tuesday 15th March 19.00 – 20.00
Free adult event. Booking through the Science Festival website

How is it possible to map rocks? Dr Douglas Palmer from the Sedgwick Museum shows how William Smith and his contemporaries turned geological data into new knowledge about Earth’s history.

Mapping Rocks: Sheets of many colours part 2
Wednesday 16th March 19.00 – 20.00
Free adult event. Booking through the Science Festival website

In the second talk on geological maps and mapping, Dr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences uses his field-mapping experience to discuss the modern development of geological mapping.

Dr Woodward’s Cabinet of Dangerous Dreams
Thursday 17th March 19.00 – 20.00
Free adult event. Booking through the Science Festival website

Dr Ken McNamara, Director of the Sedgwick Museum, discusses the pioneering ideas of the 18th-century scholar Dr John Woodward, whose collection forms the core of the Museum’s palaeontological holdings.

Science Festival Family Events
Time Truck Big Saturday
Saturday 12th March 10.30-15.30
free family event, drop in
Watson Gallery, entry under the big stone step of the Museum

Travel in time with Time Truck! Investigate rocks and minerals, discover dinosaurs and explore earthquakes.

Meet the frontline Scientists
Saturday 19th March 10.30-15.30
Free event, age 12+, drop in
Watson Gallery, entry under the big stone step of the Museum

Easter events

Easter trail
24th March – 9th April
Free, pick up your trail from the front desk

Clare the T.rex has been exploring, track down the eggs she has left in the museum and see if you can answer her questions.

Mr Darwins’ Amazing adventure

Tuesday 5th April 10.30-12.00
Free family story for 6yrs+, children must be accompanied by an adult.
Booking essentail, via Eventbrite. Tickets available from 14th March