Booth Museum: Evolving Late

Ever wondered why a ladybird has spots? Or what fish is the sexiest?

Then join us for an Evolution themed evening.

Blue Morpho butterflies
Blue Morpho butterflies

The University of Sussex are hosting a fun packed night at the Booth Museum. The evening will include: animal evolution talks, model making, quizzes, mini drop-in stalls and a sneak preview of plans for the new Evolution Gallery!

Talk Programme:ladybird on purple flowers

Dr. Becky Jones: How did the ladybird get its spots?

Dr. Josie Paris: The hottest guppies stand out in the crowd

Professor Fiona Mathews (Chair of the Mammal Society): Hanging out with bats


Interactive Activities:

Strawberry DNA – A chance to examine some strawberry DNA

Convergent Evolution – Make car models to see how well you can match a car blueprint

Computer games to track human evolution

…and much more!!

Start: 7 June 2018 at 7:00 pm

End: 7 June 2018 at 10:30 pm



£10, book in advance. Pay bar. 18+

You can buy tickets by telephoning the Events Booking line on 03000 290902 (Mon-Fri), in person at any of our venues or you can buy tickets online. You can also email if you have any queries.
A £1.50 booking fee may apply to some events. Tickets cannot be reserved without payment. Please book early as an event may be cancelled if too few tickets have been sold.





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