We are extInked

We are extInked

Sat 23 — Sun 24 June 2012

Time:
1.00 pm — 4.00 pm
Location:
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
Venue:
Real Life Science Studio, John Hope Gateway
Price:
Free
Age:
5+
Booking:
No booking required

As part of the national tour of We are extInked and to celebrate the exhibition currently on display in the Gateway Gallery at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh until 29/07/2012. UHC will be hosting a family fun event weekend, packed with free activities including talks, arts and crafts and a children's tattoo artist.

Event activities:

- Drop in to the Real Life Science Studio and have a chat with the People's Trust for Endangered Species, extInked Ambassador and Hedgehog expert, Hugh Warwick, Scottish Wildcat: The Highland Tiger and The Marine Conservation Society.

- Make your own clay hedgehog with the People's Trust for Endangered Species and listen to Hugh Warwick talk about his animal adventures and love for Hedgehogs.

- Discover more about the wonderful Leatherback Turtle and how the work of the Marine Conservation Society to help the plight of this amazing species as well as many others.

- Learn how to identify the Scottish Wildcat and head off into the gardens in search of a real wildcat camera trap.

- Get your very own temporary tattoo of an endangered species and find out more about the extInked project. It will also be a perfect opportunity to pop up to the Gateway Gallery to check out the We are extInked exhibition if you have not yet done so.

We are extInked exhibition runs in the Gateway Gallery from 12 May to 29 July

For more information see the project website http://www.extinked.org.uk

With Ultimate Holding Company.

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