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Coming soon at The Manchester Museum.

31 Oct 2007

New exhibition from 10 November and Big Saturday: Volcano Day on 17 November.

New exhibition opening 10 November at Manchester Museum

Tooth & Claw: Living alongside Britain's predators

10 November 2007 to 24 February 2008

How do we really feel about our wild predators and why? Love them or loathe them, their need to kill other animals to survive provokes extreme reactions in us. Through a series of case studies led by powerful wildlife photography, this exhibition explores our fears, prejudices and inconsistencies and reminds us of our place in nature - as the most powerful predator of all.

Big Saturday: Volcano Day

Saturday 17 November, 11am-4pm

Experience the excitement of erupting volcanoes. Make your own volcano and find out what it is like to be in an eruption! See the amazing evidence of Britain's volcanic past and objects from Pompeii belonging to Roman volcano victims. Join a volcanoes workshop with resident Alchemy artist and volcano enthusiast Ilana Halperin.

For further details, please visit:

10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm: Make a volcano (30 minutes)

Book, 1.50, 8+

11am-4pm: Volcano displays and other activities

Drop-in, Free, All ages