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The Critter Clan presents Plagues, Pests & Parasites! 🕷️

12 March 2023

Corn Exchange, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1HF

Imagine watching “Horrible Histories” but with some of nature’s weirdest creatures and discovering their impact on us as humans, be it useful or indeed a little bit gruesome!

Being held at Dorchester’s Town Hall in the Corn Exchange (DT1 1HF) visitors will be able to get up close and personal with some amazing creatures from all over the world. Including medical marvels, perilous pests, and infesting parasites normally reserved for TV programmes.

Dare you join us as we bring nature alive in these amazingly fun, educational, and interactive sessions.

There are 5 x half-hour sessions available – tickets are limited so be sure to grab yours by clicking the “book now” button!

 

Corn Exchange
High West Street
Dorchester DT1 1HF


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Dorchester Science Festival returns with an exciting 10-day programme of events to celebrate British Science Week. Activities will be hosted by a range of partner organisations.

More information – Facebook @DorchesterScienceFestival


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A small, family-fun business that focuses on fun, educational experiences for all age groups!  Our teaching methods have been specially designed with holistic learning as a core ethos, we embrace the inert curiosity humans possess and through our fun, interactive visits, you will explore the wonderful world of creatures from around the world and come to discover more about them.

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Temporary Display

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Discover the little-known story of John Brown, in this new showcase display outside the Collections Discovery Centre.

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Storytelling

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Lecture

18 April 2024, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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Dorset Museum Music Society

24 April 2024, 7:30pm

Yuanfan Yang, Pianist

Pianist and composer Yuanfan Yang, born in Edinburgh, is a First-Class Graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music in London. He has won numerous prizes at international piano competitions and has performed with prestigious orchestras worldwide. Yuanfan is also an accomplished composer, winning awards for his compositions. His debut album "Watercolour" received critical acclaim.

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Storytelling

2 May 2024, 10:00am- 10:30am

Storytime at the Museum

Come and join us for fun-filled Storytime where you can listen to some amazing tales in our Community Space at the Museum.

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Storytelling

16 May 2024, 10:00am- 10:30am

Storytime at the Museum

Come and join us for fun-filled Storytime where you can listen to some amazing tales in our Community Space at the Museum.

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Lecture

16 May 2024, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Paul Nash in Dorset | Professor Paul Gough

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