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There’s a whole world of scientific activity going on in the Peak District National Park – and people can explore it at two family-focused exhibitions in November.
The first ever ‘Science in the National Park’ events take place on:
Both are free and will include fun activities for children (outside if fine), free tea, coffee and biscuits, and displays of a wide range of scientific projects including:
The exhibitions are being organised by the Peak District National Park Authority with funding from the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its 10th annual Festival of Social Science,
National park learning and discovery officer Chris Robinson said: “There’s a tremendous amount of research and hands-on scientific work going on all the time across the national park. We wanted to celebrate it and show its impact on people in the national park and its surrounding areas.
“This is the first-ever opportunity for people to see all these scientific activities together and to get involved with some of them. The exhibitions will be a terrific opportunity for children and young people to be inspired by the scientific adventures to be had, not in some remote laboratory but here in the national park.”
The Moorland Discovery Centre is beside the National Trust car park at Longshaw, between Grindleford and Sheffield, postcode S11 7TZ, phone 01433 637907.
Bakewell Town Hall is right in the centre of the town, close to Bakewell Visitor Centre, postcode DE45 1BT.