Event: Daytime Event: Tales of Mars


c/o National Astronomy Week Team
RAS, Burlington House, Picadilly



Starts:Wed 18th Nov 11:00


Suitable for school children, ages 3-7 years, Early Years and children with Special Educational Needs, it's time to get moving with dance and Makaton to explore Mars and Space with the Lightyear Foundation & Flamingo Chicks. Then settle in for some stories to help you find Mars and other constellations and stories in the night sky this winter with Explorer Dome.

** This event has run. You can view a recording on our YouTube Channel by clicking here

Rhiannon Kearns
Rhiannon Kearns

About the Speakers:  Rhiannon Kearns is a Project Manager for Lightyear Foundation, a charity that breaks down barriers to disabled children accessing STEM. Rhiannon manages and delivers the active-learning classes, as well as other projects such as the Role Model scheme and the Work Inspiration Trip programme. Lightyear Foundation recently partnered with Flamingo Chicks to create a unique fusion of science and dance, which brings the STEM subjects to life in a sensory and inclusive way for young people with SEND to enjoy. 

Ben Browne
Ben Browne

Ben Browne is a Founding Director and Senior Presenter with Explorer Dome. From its early days in the 1990s touring schools with a mobile planetarium, Explorer Dome is now one of the UK's leading science outreach organisations with bases in Bristol, Birmingham and London. Explorer Dome delivers a wide range of presenter-led science shows to schools, youth groups, festivals and events across the UK, reaching 74,000 people last year and keeping science hands-on, interactive and fun!

  Host: Sheila Kanani (RAS)


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