UMZC Zoology Club
The University Museum of Zoology’s runs a Zoology Club for 13-18 year olds interested in animals and the science of zoology. Members receive a welcome pack on joining, a free newsletter 3-4 times a year, invitations to special events, and workshops, talks and scientific debates put on for club members.
It is free to join. If you are interested in joining, please send you name, date of birth, address (including postcode), name of parent/carer, and email address of parent/carer either by email to zoo cam ac ukumzc, or by post to Roz Wade, Events and Outreach Officer, University Museum of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ.
Workshops with top poet Gillian Clarke
Tuesday February 19 and Wednesday March 13, 17:30-19:30
We are very excited to announce two poetry workshops with Gillian Clarke, National Poet of Wales, for Zoology Club members. Be inspired by the amazing collections of the Museum of Zoology, and get a glimpse behind the scenes at some of our treasures. The work you produce will go on display in the museum over the Science Festival and up to the end of the Easter holidays.
To book a place, contact us at zoo cam ac ukumzc.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a major poet on a project curated by the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy.To find out more about the project, visit the Thresholds website
Gillian Clarke is one of Wales’ most influential and widely read contemporary writers. Born in Cardiff, she now lives in Ceredigion. She was appointed National Poet for Wales in 2008. She is President of Ty Newydd, the Welsh Writers Centre which she co-founded in 1990. Her work has been widely studied for GCSE and A Level for many years. She has published thirteeen books for adults, and several for children as writer, translator or editor. Her first prose collection, At the Source, appeared in 2008. Her recent collection of poems, Ice, is short-listed for the TS Eliot Award 2012. In December 2010 she was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry, and in 2012 the Wilfred Owen Award.