Events

Here we aim to provide you with an extensive list of all scientific events going on in and around the North West.

Manchester regulars:

Bright Club: The thinking person’s variety club! Bright Club blends comedy, science, music, history anything else that can happen on stage. – Find their events calendar here.

Cafe Scientifique Manchester: This is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Meetings take place in cafes, bars, restaurants and even theatres, but always outside a traditional academic context. – Events take place at 6pm on the last Wednesday of every month in Kro Bar on oxford road. To find out more visit the website.

Didsbury Scibar: This free event offers a range of topics to entertain even the most picky science dabbler. Evenings provide a relaxed informal atmosphere where you can listen to experts discuss the latest scientific research in the comfort of a local pub. Event info can be found @Didsburyscibar

LUMOES (Liverpool University Marine Oceanography Ecology Society):

This is a student run society which often holds events around the theme of marine biology, oceanography and ecology, but nearly all events are open to non-members and the public.

2016 World Oceans Day 8th of June
For the last four years, students from the University of Liverpool have organised a public event to celebrate World Oceans Day. They get support from students, lecturers, public members and organisations in the sector.

If you would like to get involved or think you know an organisation that might want to support LUMOES please follow this link to the facebook page and have a chat with the organisers there.

Even if you don’t fancy helping with the organisation feel free to come along to the World Museum on the 8th of June for lots of ocean fun!

Extra one off events:

Daresbury open week:

Ever wondered what happens at an international science laboratory?: Well, here’s your chance to find out! For one week only this July, Daresbury Laboratory will open its doors for EVERYONE to explore some of the World’s most spectacular and powerful science experiments. For more information and to register visit the website here.

8/05/16- Foraging and Wild Food Walk
This foraging walk is designed to familiarise yourself with a wide range of common edible plants, their uses as food and medicine, and how to differentiate them from potential poisonous lookalikes. Spring is a great time to forage as plants are sending up succulent and nutritious new growth. You will also lean how to forage legally, ethically and mindfully, with sustainable consumption as a key goal.Typically we would cover up to 30 edible species of plant in the 2-3 hours, also there is a possibility of the odd edible spring fungi also. Attendees are encourages to take photos, notes and samples to aid their learning.
To find out more visit the facebook event.

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