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Afterhours Coral

February 20, 2014

Afterhours: Coral

Thursday, February 27, 2014


Free, drop in, adults

Encounter the unexpected…

Come along to Manchester Museum for a vibrant and eclectic evening celebrating the Coral: Something Rich and Strange exhibition.

Enjoy highlights tours of the exhibition with Dr Marion Endt, see and handle some amazing objects from the museum’s stores, and meet artists Lucy Burscough, Rachel Elwell and Karen Casper who all have work exhibited at the museum. Delve deep into the history of Coral with Dr Melanie Giles & find out more about Coral in the Iron Age. Hear poetry and have a go at creating your own coral poetry in a workshop with Melanie.

Join Lucy Burscough and help to create an amazing hyperbolic crocheted coral reef and see Karen Casper demonstrating techniques used in making the fan Ventalina on display in the exhibition.

Enjoy music from the Seychelles, Jamaica and Belize the home to many coral reefs and creatures, with sets from DJ Mayeva, Golty Farabeau, and Calypso George.

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