Big Saturday: World of Reptiles
Find out more about reptiles prehistoric past and see many of our live reptiles up close, including our unusual snakes and lizards. See and handle some fascinating objects from the Museum’s collections, or get crafty and make a sock lizard or snake.
11am-4pm: World of Reptiles activities
• Find out more about reptiles prehistoric past and see many of our live reptiles up close, including our unusual snakes and lizards
• See some fascinating objects from the museum’s collections
• See a variety of fossil reptiles including ichthyosaurs and dinosaurs & find out how to recognise a fossil reptile with students from the University of Manchester
• Get crafty and make a sock lizard or snake
12.30 & 2pm: La Tinto Bros perform songs from South America
La Tinto Bros are Venezuelan percussionist, James Vielma and Peruvian guitarist, Daniel Alvarado. James plays Salsa, Merengue and other Latin rhythms on timbale, bongos, congas and vocals. Daniel creates his own music - a blend of Latin pop with Salsa beats
1.30 & 2.30pm: Fossil Gallery Tours
Join Dr Phil Manning, the University of Manchester’s resident dinosaur boffin, on a tour of the history of life on Earth…in under 1 hour! The Fossil Gallery is the perfect place for such a ramble through the Earth’s past to the present, so join Phil on his journey through time and the evolution of Life…you even get to see a sneak preview of some very new dinosaur bones only just discovered!
Free, max 20 places, sign-up & meet at the reception desk, age 9 plus
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