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COVID FOR KIDS

1:30pm-2:30pm on Saturday 2 April

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 26th March. For events on or after 27th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

Lecture Theatre A - University of Cambridge Admissions Office, New Museums site, Bene't Street, CB2 3PT

In this interactive family show for ages 7 upwards, we follow the adventures of Corry the Coronavirus who travels around the world causing chaos and misery until she is brought under control by a team of Super Scientists.

Along the way we learn how and why viruses emerge, what happens in a pandemic, and how we can beat such threats in the future.

You’ll play Jason and the R-Go-Noughts, and make your own batty poems.

Professor Tom Solomon CBE, who appears regularly on BBC Breakfast, is Director of the UK’s Emerging Infections Research Unit at the University of Liverpool, and an award-winning science communicator. His last show "Roald Dahl's Marvellous Medicine" had a complete sell out run at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017.

'Solomon captivated his audience – clear, accessible, moving... amazing' (Guardian).

Booking/Registration is: REQUIRED

Additional Information

Age: All Ages, Children under 12
Format: Performance
Timing: In person
Cost: free - booking required
Event Capacity: 250
Theme: Health
Accessibility: Step-free access, Lift, Accessible toilet, Full access

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