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Show’N’Tell: Okavango

Luca Marazzi will be joining us after having rummaged through the drawers and cupboards to find his object. Find out more about Luca's research on the diversity of life in one of Africa's largest wetlands, the Okavango delta.

Grant Museum Of Zoology, London WC1E

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 020 3106 2052

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Show'N'Tell: Mangroves

UCL PhD student Clare Duncan will be joining us to discuss her research on one of the planet's most ecologically and economically important habitats, mangroves.

Grant Museum Of Zoology, London WC1E

Fri 27 Jun

Free / 020 3106 2052

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Otter Feeding And Talk

Meet Escot's own family of otters and learn more about their habits, as well as watching them feed.

Aquarium Of The Lakes, Newby Bridge

Mon 21 Apr

Phone for prices / 01539 530153

  • 15:00

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 01539 530153

  • 15:00

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices / 01539 530153

  • 15:00
…and 38 more dates until 31 May

Escot Park, Ottery St. Mary

Mon 21 Apr

Phone for prices / 0871 220 0260

  • 15:00

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 0871 220 0260

  • 15:00

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices / 0871 220 0260

  • 15:00
…and 38 more dates until 31 May

The Adventures Of Andy Kershaw

The former BBC Radio 1 DJ discusses his controversial life and career.

Beverley Racecourse

Sat 21 Jun

£12

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Morecambe Bay Talks

Discover a variety of species including cod, pollock, ballan wrasse, cuckoo wrasse and turbot which inhabit the Bay.

Aquarium Of The Lakes, Newby Bridge

Mon 21 Apr

Phone for prices / 01539 530153

  • 13:45

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 01539 530153

  • 13:45

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices / 01539 530153

  • 13:45
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Spring Lamb Talks

Learn about rearing sheep and how they are essential to the estate.

National Trust: Arlington Court, Barnstaple

Mon 21 Apr

Free, plus admission £8.80, child £4.45, family £13.90 & £22.70 / 01271 850296

  • 15:00 – 15:30

Keeper Talks: Baboons

A talk about the animals, including what they eat and how they are looked after.

Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, Malton

Mon 21 Apr

Baboons - Baboon Island

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 12:30

Tue 22 Apr

Baboons - Baboon Island

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 12:30

Wed 23 Apr

Baboons - Baboon Island

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 12:30
…and 38 more dates until 31 May

Keeper Talks: Giraffes & Hippos

A talk about the animals, including what they eat and how they are looked after.

Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, Malton

Mon 21 Apr

Giraffes & Hippos - Giraffe Viewing Balcony / Hippo Viewing Deck

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 12:00

Tue 22 Apr

Giraffes & Hippos - Giraffe Viewing Balcony / Hippo Viewing Deck

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 12:00

Wed 23 Apr

Giraffes & Hippos - Giraffe Viewing Balcony / Hippo Viewing Deck

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 12:00
…and 38 more dates until 31 May

Keeper Talks: Lemurs

A talk about how the primates are looked after.

Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, Malton

Mon 21 Apr

Lemurs - The Lemur enclosure opposite the Parrotsphere

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 14:00

Tue 22 Apr

Lemurs - The Lemur enclosure opposite the Parrotsphere

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 14:00

Wed 23 Apr

Lemurs - The Lemur enclosure opposite the Parrotsphere

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 14:00
…and 38 more dates until 31 May

Keeper Talks: Tigers

A talk about the predatory cats, including what food they eat and how they are looked after.

Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, Malton

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 13:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 13:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 13:00
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Paul Evans & Chris Jones: The Spirit Is A Bone

An interactive installation of drawings and poetry inspired by ancient specimens and artefacts.

Derby Museum And Art Gallery

Sun 27 Apr

1001 Objects Gallery

Free / 01332 641901

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

1001 Objects Gallery

Free / 01332 641901

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 11 May

1001 Objects Gallery

Free / 01332 641901

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 16 more dates until 31 Aug

Leytonstone Library, London E11

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 8496 1190

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Fri 2 May

Phone for prices / 020 8496 1190

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Fri 9 May

Phone for prices / 020 8496 1190

  • 13:30 – 14:30
…and 3 more dates until 30 May

Paul Hollywood: Get Your Bake On

Master baker Paul Hollywood cooks live on stage and shares baking secrets and autobiographical anecdotes.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sun 30 Nov

£28.50 / 01256 844244

  • 14:30

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sun 16 Nov

£32 / 0844 800 0400

Milton Keynes Theatre

Sun 25 May

£29.50 / 0844 871 7652

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Waterstones, Yeovil

Sat 24 May

Free / 01935 479832

  • 13:00

Sorcery, Magic And The Viking Mind: Lecture

Neil Price explores evidence of sorcery and magic in both archaeology and textual sources, opening a window on a little-known aspect of the Viking world.

British Museum, London WC1B

Fri 2 May

BP Lecture Theatre

Free, ticketed / 020 7323 8181

  • 13:30 – 14:30
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Spotlight Talk

Turner Contemporary staff reveal personal stories unlocked by objects and artworks in a personal tour of our spring exhibition.

Turner Contemporary, Margate

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01843 233000

  • 15:00

War Horse: Only Remembered: Talk

A reading by Michael Morpurgo of the story about young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. With songs performed by John Tams and Barry Coope

Beverley Racecourse

Sat 21 Jun

£16 (Children free)

  • 12:00

Galeri Caernarfon

Sat 7 Jun

£6 (Children £5; £5) / 01286 685222

  • 15:15

Blofeld and Baxter – Memories of Test Match Special

The cricket commentators talk about their careers and stories from their trips around the world.

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

QueenDome

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Galeri Caernarfon

Sun 8 Jun

£6 (Children £5; £5) / 01286 685222

  • 15:30
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A Brief History Of Piano Jazz

Trish Ferrarin and Paul Topping will look at the development of piano playing within the genre of jazz including a brief history from the days of Ragtime, the era of Stride and the transition into Swing, Bebop and Modern Jazz.

The Grand, Clitheroe

Sat 3 May

£5 / 01200 421599

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Curator's Introduction To Vikings: Life And Legend: Lecture

Exhibition Curator Gareth Williams gives an illustrated introduction to the Vikings: Life And Legend exhibition.

British Museum, London WC1B

Sat 3 May

BP Lecture Theatre

Free, ticketed / 020 7323 8181

  • 13:30 – 14:15

Galeri Caernarfon

Thu 5 Jun

£5 (Children £4; £4) / 01286 685222

  • 14:00

Doug Allan: In the Company of Giants

Illustrated talk from the award-winning cameraman, who has worked on the shows Blue Planet, Planet Earth and Ocean Giants.

The Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames

Sat 3 May

£16 (£14) / 01491 575698

  • 14:30

Lucifer Saved

  • Directed by: P. Oswald

The Abyss presents Peter Oswald's verse drama telling the story of an unhinged aristocrat who attempts to cheer himself up by inviting a circus troupe to camp on his lawn. The cast features Josephine Larsen, Victoria Lane, Peter Oswald, Mark Gilham, Tony Crocker and Helen Aldritch.

The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, London NW5

Sat 26 Apr

£19 (£15) / 020 7485 9897

  • 15:00

Sat 3 May

£19 (£15) / 020 7485 9897

  • 15:00

Sat 10 May

£19 (£15) / 020 7485 9897

  • 15:00

Sat 17 May

£19 (£15) / 020 7485 9897

  • 15:00
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