FREE Discovery Day: Nature’s Grand Designs

Join the Booth team and our partners to discover nature’s grand designs. See miniature homes under the microscope, make a decorative clay nest with the RSPB and discover some of the most fascinating habitats in Sussex!

Anna's_Hummingbird_Nest
Anna’s_Hummingbird_Nest
  • Friday 21 February, 10:30 – 16:00, Activities include*

Brighton Dolphin Project: Sussex Kelp Forest

Diver_in_kelp_forest Photo by Ed Bierman from Redwood City, USA [CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]
Diver_in_kelp_forest Photo by Ed Bierman from Redwood City, USA [CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]
Join Brighton Dolphin Project to learn about the Help Our Kelp campaign and how a Kelp Forest may be restored in Sussex to once again become a thriving habitat for marine life.

RSPB: Designer Nests 

Join the RSPB Brighton local group to learn about some of the most fascinating bird nests on the planet. Craft a decorative clay nest to take home.

Meet our Curators

Meet our curators. Photo by Alice Gough
Meet our curators. Photo by Alice Gough

See rarely seen objects that have come out from our stores and talk to our curators about the creatures who make their own homes and those that invade them!

Miniature Grand Designs

Foraminifera under the microscope Doc. RNDr. Josef Reischig, CSc. [CC BY-SA]
Foraminifera under the microscope Doc. RNDr. Josef Reischig, CSc. [CC BY-SA]
See some of the smallest structures in the world under the Booth Museum’s microscope. Find out how the tiny organisms that made them help to maintain our atmosphere and shape our world.

Patterns in Nature

Join award-winning contemporary basket maker Mary Crabb to discover how patterns are made in nature using the art of weaving and maths!

Meet Mr Booth

Edward Thomas Booth
Edward Thomas Booth

Meet Mr. Booth and complete the Booth Museum’s new ‘Birds of a Feather’ trail.

 

A Nature2020 event

Nature2020
The Royal Pavilion & Museums is a partner in Nature2020, a year-long programme of events and activities to celebrate and highlight the natural environment of The Living Coast: Brighton and Lewes Downs’ UNESCO designated world Biosphere. We are hosting a variety of free activities, events and exhibitions exploring the natural world and our own local environment across the year, look out for events marked A Nature2020 event.

A calendar of events hosted by all participating groups can be found on the Nature2020 website 

* Activities may be subject to change on the day.

Friday 21 February, 10:30 – 16:00 at the Booth Museum of Natural History

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