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Meteor Strike Cookie Baking

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15 February | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Green’s Windmill & Science Centre, Windmill Lane
Nottingham, NG2 4QB United Kingdom
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£4

Combine your love of baking (and eating!) with a passion for space with this creative family activity! Booking essential. To book a place for this activity please call 0115 915 6878. There will be six 45 minute sessions at 10.15am, 11am, 11.45am, 1pm, 1.45pm & 2.30pm.     Accessibility Information: All of the centre and the ground floor of the windmill are accessible to visitors in wheelchairs, as are the toilets. Visitors with restricted mobility can avoid the short flight…

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Wikipedia EditAThon Social: Women Scientists

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15 February | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Backlit Gallery, Alfred House, Ashley Street
Nottingham, NG3 1JG United Kingdom
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Free

Art + Feminism is a campaign improving coverage of gender, feminism, and the arts on Wikipedia. It is a do-it-yourself and do-it-with-others campaign teaching people of all gender identities and expressions to edit Wikipedia. Why? > Less than 10% of editors on Wikipedia are women. > Wikipedia is the largest and most popular general reference work on the internet with more than 40 million articles in more than 250 different languages. Come along to our free monthly social to join…

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Yams, hormones and bioprospecting: from Buffelskloof to Beeston

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15 February | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bromley House Library, Angel Row
Nottingham, NG1 6HL
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£4 – £5

How did a wild South African yam travel to Beeston in the 1950s and become a key ingredient for the manufacture of cortisone? Join us for a hands-on workshop to uncover this story and its connection to indigenous knowledge, colonial plant-hunting, pharmaceutical drugs, and conservation.

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Plant Blindness Workshop

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15 February | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wollaton Hall, Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 2AE United Kingdom
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Free

Come take some time out to listen to the plants, hear what they are saying and think about what you might like to say back. Join poet Matt Miller in the Camelia House for this playful and imaginative writing session.

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Comic Book Conversations

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15 February | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Lakeside Arts, University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD United Kingdom
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£8

Create your own comic book with illustration artist Francis Lowe. Use your own narratives and lived experiences to question the world we live in by creating your own cartoon characters and stories.

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Salt Dough Modelling

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16 February | 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Green’s Windmill & Science Centre, Windmill Lane
Nottingham, NG2 4QB United Kingdom
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£3

Use salt dough and your imagination to make a creation of your own invention - the more curious the better!

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Drawing Sound Workshop

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16 February | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wollaton Hall, Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 2AE United Kingdom
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Free

Join artist Gina Mollett in the Camelia House for this workshop exploring experimental and creative ways to capture sound through line, colour, shape and texture. What does sound look like? How does it feel?

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Space Rover Lego Workshop (Strelley)

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17 February | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Strelley Library, Strelley Road
Nottingham, NG8 3AP United Kingdom
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Free

Build and programme your own prototype space rover ideal for exploring distant planets in this hands-on workshop! The workshop will use Lego WeDo 2.0 software. No charge for workshop but please book to avoid disappointment!   Accessibility The library has an accessible ramped entrance with automatic doors and is all ground level.             Book Tickets

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Theramin Workshop

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17 February | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Theatre Royal, Theatre Square
Nottingham, NG1 5ND United Kingdom
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Free

Find out about how the electronic music you hear today was first started more than a century ago. It’s also your chance to get hands-on – or rather hands-off – with the Theremin – the world’s first commercial electronic instrument which you play without touch and which celebrates its 100-year anniversary in 2020.

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Build A Cardboard City

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18 February | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lakeside Arts, University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD United Kingdom
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£8

Calling all budding engineers! Using boxes, tape and recycled materials, design and create your own city of the future. Led by Associate Artist Sian Watson.

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Makey Makey Music (Hyson Green)

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18 February | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hyson Green Library, Mary Potter Centre, 76 Gregory Boulevard
Nottingham, NG7 5HY United Kingdom
Free

Explore how to make music and instruments out of fruit, veg and recycled stuff in this fun family digital session at Hyson Green Library.

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Space Rover Lego Workshop (Wollaton)

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18 February | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wollaton Library, Bramcote Lane
Nottingham, NG8 2NA United Kingdom
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Free

Build and programme your own prototype space rover ideal for exploring distant planets in this hands-on workshop! The workshop will use Lego WeDo 2.0 software. No charge for workshop but please book to avoid disappointment!   Accessibility The library has an accessible ramped entrance with manual doors and is all ground level.           Book Tickets

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Learn to Sew with Conductive Thread and Circuits

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19 February | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lakeside Arts, University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD United Kingdom
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£8

Learn to combine the world of textiles with electronic components to create soft and flexible circuits. Stitch with conductive thread and integrate a felt landscape with LED lights. Basic hand sewing experience is recommended but not required. The event will take place in the Performing Arts Studio. Accessibility There is designated disabled car parking across all the venues. This can be found in Lakeside’s main car park and in front of the Djanogly Art Gallery. Please ask at Box Office…

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Young Physicist for a Day

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19 February | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Lakeside Arts, University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD United Kingdom
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£5

Become a young physicist for the day. Cover topics from the world of physics, including: energy, forces, gravity, teleportation, wormholes, quantum physics to name a few – this session will be full of discussions, maths, demonstrations and experiments.

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Space Rover Lego Workshop (Meadows)

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19 February | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meadows Library, Wilford Grove, Meadows
Nottingham, NG2 2DR United Kingdom
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Free

Build and programme your own prototype space rover ideal for exploring distant planets in this hands-on workshop! The workshop will use Lego WeDo 2.0 software. No charge for workshop but please book to avoid disappointment! Accessibility The library has an accessible ramped entrance with automatic doors and is all ground level.               Book Tickets

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