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12th May 2006 at 01:00
Nautical lectures

From May 23

Evening lectures at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London SE10, include: "Investigating the ship model collection", May 23; "The stargazer: the life and work of Robert T Gould" (restorer of John "Longitude"

Harrison's timekeepers), June 6; "Maritime archaeology and the environment", June 12. All at 6.30-8.30pm, pound;9-10.50 (includes wine reception).

Tel: 020 8312 6678. www.nmm.ac.uk

Museums and Galleries

Ends June 4

This month some 1,500 museums and galleries across the UK are running events on the theme "Making connections: past, present and future". For events in your area visit www.24hourmuseum.org.uk

Genetics workshop

June 13

The At-Bristol science centre is running a free key stage 3 workshop as part of the CitizenScience programme, now in its final year. Free online resources to assist teachers in running their own CitizenScience events are available. On June 22, a free teachers' course will be run on debating controversial science issues (pound;50, teachers in independent schools).


For workshop enquiries

Tel: 0845 345 3344

Child Safety Week

June 19-25

The theme this year is "Avoid the worst - put child safety first". Free resources are available to get the message across that anyone can be a "lifesaver" with a bit of thought and a few simple preventative actions.

The pack can be downloaded from www.capt.org.uk

Tel: 09065 151 436 (pound;1.50 per minute from landlines).

Foyle Young Poets

Closes July 31

The 2006 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award, supported by The TES, is on the theme of "Identity". Fifteen overall winners of the 15-17 age category receive a week's residential course at the Arvon Centre, Lumb Bank and the schools of the 11-15 category winners receive a visit by a Poetry Society poet. Prizes will be awarded on National Poetry Day, October 5. Entry details at www.poetrysociety.org.ukfoyle



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