Visit Jodrell Bank this summer and celebrate the wonders of our home planet, Earth

 

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre has teamed up with the Natural Environment Research Council to bring you a host of events and activities that celebrate our home planet, Earth. Join the Jodrell Bank team this summer as they dive into the exciting world of environmental science, and get involved with a range of hands-on activities. You won’t want to miss the Operation Earth Science Show, full of live experiments and interactive demonstrations – perfect for all the family!

 

All events and activities at Jodrell Bank are included in general admission. Find out more and book online at www.jodrellbank.net

 

What’s On


Live Science Show: Operation Earth
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Every weekday from 30th July – 31st August
11:30 and 14:30

Planet Earth is feeling a little under the weather and is going to the doctors for a check-up. Join us, along with expert scientists, as we investigate what is bothering Earthy. Become a trainee environmental scientist and help us investigate Earthy’s land, air and oceans, and see if together we can find solutions.
Science Shows are Free with general admission and can be booked on arrival, depending on availability. Suitable for ages 6+
Part of Operation Earth
www.jodrellbank.net

Operation Earth Activities
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Every day, 28th July – 31st August
11:00 – 16:00

Join the Jodrell Bank team as they dive into the exciting world of environmental science. Through fun and engaging hands-on activities, you’ll learn all about the current issues facing our planet and what you can do to help.
Activities are available on a drop-in basis and FREE with general admission. Suitable for all ages.
Part of Operation Earth
www.jodrellbank.net

Meet an Environmental Expert
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Every Wednesday, 1st – 29th August
12:30pm

As part of Operation Earth, here’s your chance to meet one of the University of Manchester’s Environmental Science experts.
You’ll get to find out about their work and have the chance to ask the questions about space you’ve always wanted the answers to.
Meet the Expert sessions are Free with general admission and can be booked on arrival, depending on availability. Suitable for ages 10+
Part of Operation Earth
www.jodrellbank.net

Tiny Space Explorers Tour (Under 7s)
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Every Monday and Friday from 30th July – 31st August
12:30

Do you want to explore space with us? We will be setting off in our own Jodrell Bank rocket, travelling through our Solar System and out into the vastness of space to land on an alien planet!
Join us for this explorer walk investigating “alien” flora and fauna in the arboretum. Meet at the pagoda! The tour last approx 45 minutes and has been designed for children under 7.
Space Explorer Tours are FREE with general admission and can be booked on arrival, depending on availability. Suitable for ages 7 and under.
Part of Operation Earth
www.jodrellbank.net

Garden Make and Take
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Every Thursday, 2nd – 30th August
11am – 4pm

Join our Gardens Team to make your own environmentally friendly paper plant pot and take home with a new wildflower friend.
Make and Takes are available on a drop-in basis and are FREE with general admission. Suitable for all ages.
Part of Operation Earth
www.jodrellbank.net

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