Events

01 08 2015 14:30 -
From Semaphore Flags to Telephone
Table Talk
Dr Elizabeth Bruton discusses communication systems and the vital nature of signalling at Gallipoli during World War One.
04 08 2015 19:00 -
Revisiting Gallipoli
Special Event
Dr Silke Ackermann shares personal impressions from her recent pilgrimage to Gallipoli, ahead of a screening of Gelibolu, the 2005 documentary by Turkish filmmaker Tolga Örnek. Presenting viewpoints from both sides of the conflict, the film is narrated by Jeremy Irons and Sam Neill.
08 08 2015 12:00 - 08 08 2015 16:00
Signals and Semaphores
Family-Friendly Drop In
Public event with Royal Signals Museum at MHS in seminar room and Sheldonian Yard Join the Royal Signals Museum for hands-on activities related to battlefield communications in WW1 including telegraphy, radio communication, signals and semaphores. Suitable for ages 6+.
09 08 2015 12:00 - 09 08 2015 16:00
Signals and Semaphores
Family-Friendly Drop In
Public event with Royal Signals Museum at MHS in seminar room and Sheldonian Yard Join the Royal Signals Museum for hands-on activities related to battlefield communications in WW1 including telegraphy, radio communication, signals and semaphores. Suitable for ages 6+.
15 08 2015 13:00 - 15 08 2015 16:00
Send a Message SOS
Family-Friendly Drop In
Experiment with Morse code and use the museum’s telegraphic apparatus to unravel the mystery message. Suitable for all aged 7 upwards.
25 08 2015 19:00 -
Harry’s Nobel Prize
Lecture
Distinguished historian of science Professor John Heilbron published the definitive “life and letters” biography of Henry Moseley in 1974. Forty years on, he returns to Harry to consider whether death prevented him from winning a Nobel Prize. Free, but book a place at: www.bit.ly/MHSnobel
27 08 2015 13:00 - 27 08 2015 16:00
Lino-Block Printing
Family-Friendly Drop In
Try out an amazing printing press; make a linocut design for your favourite element and help us reinvent the periodic table! Suitable for age 7 upwards.
28 08 2015 13:00 - 28 08 2015 16:00
Lino-Block Printing
Family-Friendly Drop In
Try out an amazing printing press; make a linocut design for your favourite element and help us reinvent the periodic table! Suitable for age 7 upwards.
12 09 2015 14:00 - 12 09 2015 16:00
Beam Me Up Harry!
Family-Friendly Drop In
Discover the story of Harry Moseley and make a simple spectroscope to detect an element from a beam of light. Children aged 9 upwards. Materials charge £2.
19 09 2015 12:00 - 19 09 2015 16:00
Big Draw: X-ray Line
Special Event
Join artists from Oxford Brookes University and others to experiment with 3-D drawing inspired by Henry Moseley's world of X-ray vision and atomic structure. Part of the national launch event for the 2015 Big Draw festival of drawing. Open to all.
26 09 2015 13:00 - 26 09 2015 16:00
Remembering the Great War
Special Event
A reminiscence day inviting the public to share family memories, papers and objects from World War One.
26 09 2015 13:00 - 26 09 2015 16:00
Cabinet of Curiosities
Family-Friendly Drop In
Find unusual objects and put together your own cabinet of curiosities. Suitable for children aged 5-11.

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