Member Event: The Chimpanzee and Me


Event information

Event type: talk

Location: Flett Theatre

Ticket prices:

Member: £5

We are closely related to chimpanzees, but why do we look so different? 

While he may not be a monkey's uncle, biologist and broadcaster Professor Ben Garrod revels in the fact that he is definitely a chimpanzee's cousin. With his characteristic humour, energy and enthusiasm, Ben takes us on a personal journey to discover what it means to be a twenty-first century chimp.

This family-friendly show explores our relationship with our closest relatives, the threats they face and what the future might hold for them.

Following the show until 17.30, Members will have the chance to meet Ben during a book signing.

Ben Garrod's The Chimpanzee and Me book cover - red background with yellow title and chimps climbing the text

Exclusive Member event

Tickets to this event are available to Members only. Become a Member today and enjoy benefits including free admission to exhibitions, priority Museum entry and access to tickets for events such as this one. It's easy to join online.

The event is free for Patrons to attend. Please contact us or call +44 (0)20 7942 5953 for more information.

Important information

This event is for children aged 11 and over.

Bookings are required. No refunds or exchanges will be given.

A free ticket for a carer accompanying a guest with a disability can be requested on +44 (0)20 7942 5000, Monday to Friday, 9.30-17.30, subject to availability.

Members can purchase a ticket for one non-member to accompany them.

A waiting list will operate to allow Members to resell their tickets if they can no longer attend - however, there is no guarantee that there will be people on the list.

The Museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the event as required, such as adjusting the locations, timings or content of the activities. This is to ensure that we deliver a safe and excellent experience for all guests at all times.

The event will begin promptly. We cannot allow you to join the event after it has commenced and no refunds will be given to latecomers.

Event dates
23 July 2019 15.00-16.00

Meeting point

Please arrive at the Flett Theatre a few minutes before the show is scheduled to begin.

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