We're continuing our series of summer trailblazers and we have two coming up in the next month...
Moon @ Conrnerhouse
We're taking part in the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Moon Landings. Francis French, author of In the shadow of the moon, will be giving a talk at the Museum of Science and Industry on Sunday. Later that evening, as a Manchester Science Festival trailblazer, Francis will be introducing a screening of the new film Moon, starting Sam Rockwell, at the Cornerhouse.
Sunday 26 July, 6.25pm
Tickets are available from the Cornerhouse for £7.00. Concessionary rates are available. The film is certificate 15.
Next up we're celebrating everything nature and Darwin related...
Big Saturday - Nature discovery day
A day of exploration and adventure! Visit the new Nature Discovery exploration area for younger children and their families; explore and create a giant cave and discover the many animals and plants that live there; recreate Charles Darwin's voyage to the Galapagos islands and encounter some of the animals, sealife and birds Darwin saw; learn about the local ecology outside the Museum; meet experts from the Museum and The University of Manchester; listen to storytelling or watch a family friendly film screening. Part of The Evolutionist Darwin extravaganza at The Manchester Museum.
You will also be able to go on a Darwin related walk brought to you by the Manchester Science Festival and Manchester Tourguides.
Venue: Manchester Museum
Saturday 8 August, 11am-4pm
Most activities are free and drop-in. Some activities may need to be booked on the day and may cost up to £1.50. All ages
This event is sponsored by the British Ecological Society and is part of Manchester Science Festival series of trailblazers.