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Chocolate tasting, Smarties experiments, live tarantulas and museum avatars

17 Mar 2010

It's all happening at The Manchester Museum: 20-24 March

Big Saturday
Sat 20 March / 11am-4pm
A day bursting with chocolate activities for all ages! Indulge your taste buds with our chocolate fountain, join in experiments with smarties, handle cocoa plants and Meso-American pots and take part in chocolate-related art and craft activities. Part of National Science Week.
Most activities are free and drop-in. Some activities may need to be booked on the day and may cost up to £1.50. All ages

Mon 22 March / 6-8pm
Ideas Café: Tarantula
If you dare, enter the world of the tarantula with spider expert Richard Gallon and some live tarantulas.
Book on 0161 275 2648, Free, Suitable for adults and older children

Wednesday 24 March / 3-4.30pm
Showcase lecture
Museums avatars: the digital lives of objects
Kostas Arvanitis, Museology at The University of Manchester.
Drop-in, Free, Suitable for adults

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