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Big Saturday: Naming Nature

06 Jun 2007

An action-packed day at The Manchester Museum on 9 June

Most Big Saturday activities are free and drop-in but some may cost £1.50 or require pre-booking.

Further details are available from:

  • 0161 275 2648
    or
  • The Manchester Museum†website

Join us for an action-packed day of talks, tours and themed activities from 11am to 4pm. Find out how dinosaurs got their names and create new names for the animal of your choice. Suitable for budding natural scientists of all ages! Activities include:

  • two children's workshops around creative naming for under 5s;
  • handling objects from the collections with curators;
  • drop-in art sessions to make your own cabinet of curiosity;
  • a talk on the evolution and classification of dinosaurs with Dr Phil Manning;
  • tours of the galleries from our very own 'Linnaeus' at 12.30 and 2pm.

This event is part of the BBC Breathing Places campaign.