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Listings for Life Science Centre May – June 2017

Listings for Life Science Centre May – June 2017

 

What: Dino Jaws

Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP

When: 27 May 2017 – 7 January 2018

Opening times:  Mon-Sat -10.00am-6.00pm, Sun – 11.00am-6.00pm

Admission prices: Included in Science Centre admission price

Details:  Don’t miss Dino Jaws, an amazing exhibition from the Natural History Museum, featuring life-size animatronic dinosaur heads – including the terrifying T. rex! Explore the sometimes gruesome, always fascinating, subject of dinosaurs and their food; from the notorious flesh-eating habits of T. rex to the vegetarian tastes of Iguanodon. In this exhibition you can also explore intriguing fossil evidence, hands-on exhibits and scientific insights that reveal everything we know about what and how dinosaurs ate.

More info: www.life.org.uk

 

 

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What: Pre-school Day

Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP

When: Tuesday 20 June 2017

Opening times: 9.30am – 3.00pm 

Admission prices: £7.50 per adult. Accompanying children (aged 4 and under) go free.  Max 3 free child places per adult.

Details: Led by Life’s friendly Science Explainers, these regular events provide a delightful opportunity for young children (under 4s) to enjoy and explore the Science Centre. Each session offers a mix of classic activities, such as Piccolo Music workshops, mini-beast handling and a toddler bubble disco alongside new activities, so that every event is different. Access to our Hands-on Young Explorers’ Zone and an under-7s planetarium show is also available during these special days.

More info: life.org.uk

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What:  Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – Chase over Atlantis

Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP

When: 4 April 2017 – 30 September 2017 

Opening times: Mon-Sat -10.00am-5.00pm, Sun – 11.00am-5.00pm

Admission prices: Included in Science Centre admission price

Details: The star of “Journey to the Center of the Earth” is back in another Jules Verne – inspired voyage! While looking for his long lost grandfather, Sean (played by Josh Hutcherson), decodes a secret map that points him and a group of adventurers to the elusive “Mysterious Island”. After finding his grandfather and discovering that the island is sinking, they all head for the shore on the back of giant bees! Hitch a ride with the gang in this immersive 3-D/4-D experience as you become a passenger in a real “flight of the bumblebee!” Soar over the jungle, zoom through the treetops, and dodge the beaks of hungry birds! Featuring an all-star cast, including Michael Caine, Dwayne Johnson, Vanessa Hudgens, and Luis Guzman, this is a one-of-a-kind ride you won’t want to miss. Please note – you must be at least 1.2 metres in height to use the Motion Ride.

More info: life.org.uk

 

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What:  Let it Glow

Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP

When: 4 April 2017 – Sunday 2 July

Opening times: Mon-Sat -10.00am-5.00pm, Sun – 11.00am-5.00pm

Admission prices: Included in Science Centre admission price

Details: Join our science explainers as they explore the wonder of light in this new Science Theatre show, featuring sparkles, twinkles, lights and lamps.

More info: life.org.uk

 

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What:  Is there anybody out there?

Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP

When: 10 February – 8 June 2017

Opening times: Mon-Sat: 10.00am-5.00pm, Sun: 11.00am-5.00pm

Admission prices: Included in Science Centre admission price

Details: Could there be life on other worlds in our solar system, or even beyond it? Astronomers are discovering planets orbiting stars other than our Sun every day. In this new planetarium show we explore how we go about looking for life in the Universe. Recommended suitable for ages 7+.

More info: life.org.uk

 

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legoWhat:  Brick History

Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP

When: 14 January 2017 – 14 May 2017

Opening times: Mon-Sat -10.00am-5.00pm, Sun – 11.00am-5.00pm

Admission prices: Included in Science Centre admission price

Details: Life Science Centre is home to a host of intricate historical models, all of which have been made from scratch using LEGO® bricks. This new exhibition will span the whole of human history – picking out the key highlights – to show how mankind has progressed over the years, from the pre-historic era to modern day. Visitors can marvel at over 50 LEGO models depicting the most pivotal moments in history, from the Big Bang, to the sinking of the Titanic, and modern events such as President Obama’s inauguration. Please note – LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorise or endorse this exhibition.

More info: life.org.uk

 

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north east lego landmarksWhat:  North East LEGO® Landmarks  

Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP

When: 14 January 2017 – 14 May 2017

Opening times: Mon-Sat -10.00am-6.00pm, Sun – 11.00am-6.00pm

Admission prices: Included in Science Centre admission price

Details: Local LEGO® builder Steve Mayes has been busy building LEGO® versions of some of the North East’s favourite landmarks. See his collection at Life, including, the BALTIC, the Angel of the North and the International Centre for Life – a specially commissioned new model on show for the first time. Please note – LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorise or endorse this exhibition.

More info: life.org.uk

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little bear goes northWhat: Little Bear goes North

Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP

When: 23 July – 5 January 2018

Opening times: Mon-Sat -10.00am-6.00pm, Sun – 11.00am-6.00pm

Admission prices: Included in Science Centre admission price.

Details:  Little Bear returns in an enchanting new planetarium show especially for under 7s.

In her latest adventure, Little Bear encounters a lost polar bear and using her knowledge of the stars, guides her new friend home. Recommended suitable for ages 7 and under.

More info: life.org.uk

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