World Museum Liverpool: Free Family Events, July 2016

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    World Museum Liverpool: Free Family Events, July 2016

    Venue: World Museum
    Dates: 01/07/16 - 31/07/16
    Times: 10:00 - 17:00

    Free entry
    Open daily 10am-5pm
    William Brown Street, Liverpool
    Telephone 0151 478 4136

    New Planetarium Shows
    Every day in the school holidays
    10:30am – 4:30pm
    World Museum’s Planetarium features three brand new fantastic shows – Earth, Moon and Sun, Fly me to the Moon, From Earth to Universe. Tickets are available from the Info Desk at World Museum, priced £2.50 for adults, £1.50 for children (3 to 18 years) and children under three go free. A family ticket is available for £7 and National Museums Liverpool members go half price. The last show of the day at 4:30pm, is free for visitors to watch.

    National Meadows Day
    2 July
    World Museum is celebrating meadows, and what better way to do this than with its own city meadow? Meadows are so important to a vast variety of creatures. Find out the wealth of natural treasures to be found in meadows and why they’re so important for biodiversity.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    Anglo – Saxon Brooches
    2 and 3 July

    Discover more about these ancient works of art and design one of your own.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    DNA bracelets
    9 & 10 July

    Use four different coloured beads to make a bracelet that carries some of the DNA code for a human or other animal or plant.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    Funoon Wa Alwane dance performance
    16 July
    1, 2 and 3pm

    Don’t miss the fun! Nawara dance company Funoon Wa Alwane are a high energy dance company who will take you on a Middle Eastern journey with music from across the Arab world.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    Collosal Arabic calligraphy
    16 July
    2 and 3pm

    Travelling from Egypt, calligrapher, Nazir will perform his large scale calligraphy.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    Arabic story telling
    16 & 23 July
    1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm

    Meet traditional Arabic story teller Alia Alzougbi in her Bedouin tent, as she tells stories for children and young people.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    Nature Notebook
    16 & 17 July

    For years scientists have kept nature notebooks. Learn how and make your own nature notebook to take home.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    Egyptian Hieroglyphs
    23 & 24 July

    Find out about the Ancient Egyptian way of writing and have a go yourself.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    Roman Trader
    27 July

    As part of the British Archaeology Festival come to the Museum and meet Roman experts. Explore objects from the past including medicines and surgical instruments used for operations. Learn about the lengths people went to, to make themselves beautiful; get your hair styled like a Roman woman, or watch a metalworker decorating Roman jewellery.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    30 & 31 July

    Learn more about life in Viking times and make some Viking-style crafts to take home.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    Colourful tales
    6 & 20 July

    Hear tales inspired by the colours of the rainbow in children’s storytelling sessions.
    Drop in, no booking required.

    Destination Space – family show
    17 July
    11.30am, 2pm and 3pm

    Through a variety of science demonstrations this show explores how to train like an astronaut, how to get to space, what living and working in space is like, and how to get back to Earth safely.
    Collect a free ticket on the day.