The Variety Show

Event information

Event type: show

Location: Attenborough Studio

Suitable for: Key Stage 2, key stage 3

Capacity: 90 students

Duration: 35 minutes

Ticket prices:

£3 per student
Booking required

Encounter the Museum's largest, smallest and possibly most beautiful specimens in this show about species adaptations and how and why scientists classify life.

Students find out about species adaptations and how humans fit into the classification system. They also get the chance to do the job of our enquiries service scientists, if they survive a close encounter with a giant squid.

Learning themes (Key Stage 2): habitats, evolution and inheritance

Learning themes (Key Stage 3): genetics and evolution

Pre-visit information and curriculum links for Key Stage 2 PDF (620KB)

Pre-visit information and curriculum links for Key Stage 3 PDF (621KB)

Event dates
12 June 2017 10.30-11.05, 11.30-12.05, 12.30-13.05, 13.30-14.05
13 June 2017 10.30-11.05, 11.30-12.05, 12.30-13.05, 13.30-14.05
14 June 2017 10.30-11.05, 11.30-12.05, 12.30-13.05, 13.30-14.05
15 June 2017 10.30-11.05, 11.30-12.05, 12.30-13.05, 13.30-14.05
16 June 2017 10.30-11.05, 11.30-12.05, 12.30-13.05, 13.30-14.05
3 July 2017 10.30-11.05, 11.30-12.05, 12.30-13.05, 13.30-14.05
4 July 2017 10.30-11.05, 11.30-12.05, 12.30-13.05, 13.30-14.05
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How to book

Call our school bookings team on +44(0)20 7942 5555.

Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 during school holidays.

Please read our payment and cancellation conditions before booking.

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