Rockets, Treasure and Family Fun Galore!

Wow! Lots of kids & family activities in all the regional museums – have a look at the long list below. Let us know if you take part in any of the listed activities- we always like to hear of first-hand experiences!

University of Cambridge Museums

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Summer at the Museums: 24 July – 3 September 2014

Whether it’s trying something different, a fun day out or spending time together, you’ll find that this week’s Summer at the Museums line-up offers something for everyone. From zooming in on the miniature world of insects to creating your own beastly, mythical creature, we have plenty on offer to explore.

If you fancy getting out and about, why not drop-in on some of the museums as they join the Children and Young People’s Participation Service in parks across Cambridge every Wednesday and Thursday?

Monday 11 August

Microworlds
Museum of Zoology (activity takes place at Whipple Museum of the History of Science)
The Museum of Zoology visits the Whipple Museum to zoom in on the miniature worlds of insects, worms and other invertebrates. Join us for a close look at the creepy crawlies living all around us!
10.30am – 1pm

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I am currently coordinating a partnership-led bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund (for a circa £600K Heritage Grant bid) focusing on strengthening the unique yet vulnerable natural heritage in the Cambridgeshire Fens surrounding the Old west River, the new 'New Life on the Old West' project. Until recently I was the Programme Manager for the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership scheme, leading on the 1-year development and 3-year delivery phases of the Heritage Lottery Fund grant-aided Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership (OWLP) scheme (from Dec 2012 until March 2017), on behalf of and in close cooperation with a wide range of local, regional and national partner organisations. The Ouse Washes LP's portfolio of 51 projects have focused on: conservation works to historic and natural environmental assets; improving community participation & engagement with the landscape and its heritage; increasing access and learning opportunities; and providing more opportunities for training in traditional land management skills. The overall aim has been to leave a long-term legacy for this fascinating and unique landscape, in the process creating tangible improvements to social, economic and environmental aspects of this landscape, its heritage and communities.