19th March 1999 at 00:00


Having made its London debut at the new Sadler's Wells Theatre with Dracula, Northern Ballet Theatre has teamed up with the Theatre Museum, Covent Garden, London WC2, to provide morning sessions for school parties. These combine an hour-long NBT creative dance workshop, a tour around the museum's theatre related exhibits and a half-hour Dracula make-up demonstration. Places cost pound;3.50 per head, teachers free. Bookings: 0171 836 7891.


Celebrate a 17th-century Easter Sunday at Clarke Hall, near Wakefield, 10am 3pm. Entry: Adults pound;3, pensioners pound;1.50, children free. Details: 01924 302700.



Stephen Pinker, professor of psychology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is giving the 1999 Lucent-Colin Memorial Lecture at Imperial College, London SW7, 5.30pm. His theme is that human language is made possible by "the arbitrary sound-meaning pairing underlying words, and the discrete combinatorial system underlying grammar". Complimentary tickets available from Mary Bowe, 0171 594 6328 or e-mail: .

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