Events


Upcoming Events

 

Dinosaur Exhibitionhypselospinus

27th May – 4th June 2017.

Leeds City Museum. 

Another chance to see the dinosaur material from the Leeds Museums archives. Featuring a life size representation of a Hypselospinus, and cabinets that contain other dinosaur and marine reptile fossils.

Closing date: 6th Jan 2017

Past Events

Geoblitz highlights – Study dayTN6054

Tuesday 13th September 2016

11:00am -3:00pm.  £10 per person.

Denny conference room, Leeds City Museum. (please note, this is not at the Discovery Centre).

A look at the highlights, hidden gems and oddities from all the Geoblitz reviews.

 

Fossilized time – Study dayfossil time

Tuesday 12th July 2016

11:00am -3:00pm.  £10 per person.

Denny conference room, Leeds City Museum. (please note, this is not at the Discovery Centre)

An in depth look at the concept of time and how it is recorded in fossil and geology records, from an instantaneously preserved moment to millennia.

 

 

 

 

Dinosaur Exhibitionhypselospinus

28th May – 5th June 2016.

Leeds City Museum. 

 

A rare and unique chance to see the dinosaur material from the Leeds Museums archives. Featuring a life size representation of a Hypselospinus, and cabinets that contain other dinosaur fossils and casts.

 

Identifying and Interpreting geologyillustration

Wednesday Evening classes: 16th, 23rd, 30th March 2016

6:30pm -9:00pm.  Free.

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre.

A series of three evening classes looking at: Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic petrology and the geological conditions and environment that occur for their formation. Features handling specimens and animations, (please note; all three nights are intrinsically linked) with refreshments provided.

Booking required. Contact Leeds Discovery Centre on

 

 

Useful Minerals1979.02.0599

Wednesday 23rd March 2016

10:00am -12:30pm.  £5 per person.

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre.

A unique chance to look at pigment and ore bearing rocks, often unseen in their natural state, and their economic usage. Refreshments provided.

Booking required. Contact Leeds Discovery Centre on

0113 3782100 or email: discovery.centre@leeds.gov.uk

 

Carboniferous UK – Study day LEEDM.B.1883.12

Wednesday 16th March 2016

11:00am -3:00pm.  £10 per person.

Denny conference room, Leeds City Museum. (please note, this is not at the Discovery Centre)

A chance to investigate the complex environments and geological processes that existed during the Carboniferous period. Looking at fossil specimens of marine fauna, terrestrial flora and fauna, and petrology. Lunch provided.

 

Ammonite Evolutionammonite

Wednesday 2nd March 2016

10:00am -12:30pm.  £5 per person.

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre.

A look at ammonite morphology, ecology and sequencing their evolutionary traits. Refreshments provided.

 

Drawing workshops for adults

Saturdays: 05th, 12th, 19th March 2016giraffe

10:00am -1:00pm.  Free.

Equipment is not provided.

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre.

A series of three adult Saturday art workshops, giving you the unique chance to draw some fantastic objects from the Leeds Museums: Geology, Natural Science, World culture, Archaeology, Industrial & Social history collections. Equipment is not provided, so please bring everything you need, including paper. Refreshments provided.

 

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Ruby Wednesday

Wednesday 7th October 2015

10:00am -12:30pm.  £5 per person.

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre.

A unique chance to look at semi-precious and precious gemstones and gem bearing rocks, often unseen in their natural state. Refreshments provided.

 

 

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Fantastic Fossils

Wednesday 21st October 2015

10:00am -12:30pm.  £5 per person.

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre.

A chance to view and handle some of the wonderful highlights from the: Arthropod, Crinoid, Vertebrate, Palaeobotany and Ammonite reviews. Refreshments provided.

 

 

Dinosaurs & marine reptiles

Plesiosaur skeleton.

Wednesday 11th November 2015

10:00am -12:30pm.  £5 per person.

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre.

A look at early palaeontology and the significant discoveries that shaped our understanding, with some of the specimens within the museums archives. Refreshments provided.

 

 

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