Accessible events in the Science Museum 

Find out about upcoming accessible events in the Science Museum

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Sun SIGNtific

Saturday 24 November | 10.30 – 16.00

SIGNtific events are designed for families with d/Deaf or hard of hearing members that take place on select Saturdays throughout the year.

Missing the summer? Join us for a full day of activities all about the Sun. You can find out about our closest star at the Science Museum, in celebration of our newest exhibition. Events will include storytelling sessions, hands on workshops, and your change to ask an expert, all designed for families with d/Deaf or hard of hearing members.

Booking for this event will open on the 19 October, so set your calendar reminders now!

Find out about all of the accessible events for both families and adults at the Science Museum

This newsletter contains all of your updates about our accessible programmes and one off events! We hope you’ll enjoy these updates, but if you’d like to opt out you can always do so via the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of the email.


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VIscovery Day

Saturday 26 January | 10.30 – 16.00

VIscovery days enable families with members who are visually impaired, partially sighted or blind to enjoy events around the Museum that are specially designed for them.

The next VIscovery will take place on Saturday 26 January 2019 and will be themed around the Sun.

To receive more information about this event, email the Family Programmes team familyprogrammes@sciencemuseum.ac.uk or call 02079424086

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15 Million Degrees

Wednesday 28 November | 19.30  – 20.30

Join us for a fascinating journey into the centre of the Sun, presented in partnership with the Royal Society.

Royal Society Research Fellow and solar physicist Professor Lucie Green joins us for a fascinating discussion about how the Sun works, the latest research in solar physics, and how a solar storm could threaten everything we know.  Joining Lucie on stage to talk all things solar is space scientist, author and presenter of The Sky at Night Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE.

This event is for 18+ and will have live subtitles.


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BSL Events at Lates

Wednesday 31 October | 19.00 – 20.30

Get a treat with an engineering theme to Lates this month, all events are 18+.

19.00 – 19.30 | BSL Tour of Challenge of Materials
Join Deepa Shastri on a tour of one of our iconic galleries, Walk across a magnificent glass bridge suspended by steel wires spanning the main hall. Discover historic gems, state-of-the-art materials and bizarre items, such as a steel wedding dress. Presented in BSL and interpreted into English.

20.00 – 20.25 | Inhale, Breathe. The Ellipta inhaler
Hear from the engineers behind the innovative technology of the Ellipta inhaler, the story that spans decades with a cast of thousands that crosses continents, disciplines and lives. Presented in English and interpreted into BSL.


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Early Birds booking opening soon

Saturday 10 November | 08.00-11.00

Early Birds is a relaxed morning for families with children (15 and under) who need a quieter environment to enjoy the Museum free from the hustle and bustle of the general public.

Booking is opening on 12 October at 10.00. You can book directly from the Early birds web page. Once booking opens, you can book by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button on the sidebar of the Early Birds web-page.

The next Early Birds will be all about The Sun. There will be open access to the new Exhibition and interactives spaces like The Garden and Wonderlab. As well as a chance to explore galleries, there will be lots of fun workshops and activities all about the star of our solar system that will take place until 11.00.

If you have any questions, please email us.

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Night Owls News

Saturday 8 December | 18.00-22.30

Night Owls has expanded its age allowance and will now be available for anyone over 16 that needs a quieter environment to enjoy the Museum free from the hustle and bustle of the general public.

Booking is opening on 12 October at 10.00. You can book directly from the Night Owls webpage. Once booking opens, you can book by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button on the sidebar of the Night Owls web-page.

The next Night Owls will be all about The Sun. There will be open access to the new Exhibition and interactive spaces like The Garden and Wonderlab. As well as a chance to explore galleries, there will be talks, workshops and activities all about the star of our solar system taking place until 21.30.

If you have any questions, please email us.


 

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