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Join Professor Tom Solomon for his new interactive family show where he’ll all your questions on the coronavirus pandemic.
Taking place at the Victoria Gallery & Museum for ages 7 upwards, we follow the adventures of Corry the Coronavirus who travels around the world, causing chaos and misery, until she is brought under control by a team of Super Scientists.
Along the way we learn how and why viruses emerge, what happens in a pandemic, and how we can beat such threats in the future. You’ll play Jason and the R-Go-Noughts and make your own batty poems.
Asked about the show, Professor Solomon said: “This has been a really tough time for children, whose lives have been turned upside down these last 18 months, through no fault of their own. The kids I know have been asking all sorts of questions, which their parents and teachers often can’t answer. The show provides a chance to discuss the issues in a relaxed friendly atmosphere, whilst also having a bit of fun.”
Professor Tom Solomon, who appears regularly on BBC Breakfast is Director of the UK’s Emerging Infections Research Unit at the University of Liverpool, and an award-winning science communicator. His last show “Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Medicine” had a complete sell out run at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017. ‘Solomon captivated his audience – clear, accessible, moving… amazing’ (Guardian).
The event starts at 3pm on Saturday 23rd October at the Victoria Gallery & Museum and is free. To register for this event and to find out more, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/covid-for-kids-with-professor-tom-solomon-tickets-168600521699
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