Nocturnal Animals - After Hours
|Starts:||18:00 21 Feb 2019|
|Ends:||21:00 21 Feb 2019|
|What is it:||Family event|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Families, Current University students, General public|
Are you a night owl or a lark?
Why do nocturnal animals come out at night, and how do they see in the dark?
Find out everything you need to know about nocturnal animals.
Half term family fun.
Explore the fascinating world of nocturnal animals with hands on activities, craft, tours and lots more
Families, free, drop in
This event is aimed at families with children and is free to drop-in.
3rd Floor: The Study
6-9pm: - 24 Hour People
- Sleep, the Sensory & Natural Nighttime Rhythms
- Night Flowering Plants
- Museum Picnic Area open
If you’ve brought your own Afterdark picnic, our picnic space is open to use
6-7pm: ManCoCo Café open for Afterdark sandwiches, cakes, drinks
2nd Floor: Nature’s Library Gallery
6-7pm: Froggy Nights
6.30-8.30pm: Get Crafty & create your very own Owl &/Bat wings to wear
6-9pm: Make Bat Headbands with the RSPB & find out more about what you can do to help nocturnal animals
1st Floor: Living Worlds Gallery
6-9pm: - Touch Sensing in Nocturnal Animals
- Barn Owls After Dark
- The Hidden World of Nocturnal Primates
- NightLife, see a selection of night-active bugs & find out more about their nocturnal habits
6.15pm, 7pm & 8pm: The Truth about Bats with South Lancashire Bat Group
1st Floor: Museum Reception & Fossils Gallery
6.30 & 7.30pm: Family Tour, join the family tour & see how many nocturnal animals you can spot?
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