Human Race invites you to join us in celebrating Scotland’s sporting heritage. Govanhill Baths are opening their doors for a day of FREE events to celebrate the unique partnership between the baths and the Human Race exhibition. Throughout the day talks, tours of the and films will not only celebrate Scotland’s rich sporting history and heritage, but also expose the darker side of global sport. All the events are free but places are restricted so advanced booking is advisable
During the Dundee Science Festival Human Race and Dundee Science Centre are hosting 2 days of FREE Brilliant Bodies workshops that explore the fascinating science behind sport. Discover what effect exercise has on your body and learn how science has helped athletes to improve their performance in this fun, interactive workshop. Workshops are included in standard admission to the centre and run on the hour, every hour. To make it a little easier for you to go to the FREE workshops we would like to give you £1 and £2 off the cost of admission Click on the image to print the voucher Terms & Conditions Please print the voucher to claim – we cannot accept digital versions £1 discount on child/student/senior citizen tickets £2 discount on adult/assisted needs adult tickets Discount will be given to the first 500 visitors to present vouchers at the point of purchase Redeemable at Dundee Science Centre 10am – 5pm, Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November 2012 Maximum of one voucher per visit
FREE – Animals move in an amazing variety of ways. We will take the language of animal movement and translate it into a piece of art using fun words games and an exciting variety of art materials. Let your imagination go wild and we may even come up with a new animal or two. The workshop will explore the differences in movement between humans and animals and explore evolution and adaptation. With artist Stephanie Walker.
FREE – Represent the movement of some of the worlds ‘super’ animals in this fun ‘hands on’ art workshop. The movement of animals will be represented in eco art sculptures using a range of colourful media to ignite the imagination. The workshop will explore the differences in movement between humans and animals and explore evolution and adaptation. With artist Stephanie Walker.
FREE -Human Race invite you to a special screening of the wonderful British Classic ‘Chariots of Fire’. Popcorn, soda and dressing-up clothes provided!
FREE – Family, friends and general public are invited to the screening of the animation films created at the Making Movies workshops. Popcorn and soda provided! All filmmakers will be presented with a DVD of the films after the screenings. With Making Movies Filmmakers.
FREE – This is a fantastic opportunity for young people (10-18 years old) of all abilities to make an animation with the award winning animators from Red Kite Animations, makers of TV series Dennis and Gnasher. Using the themes of the Human Race exhibition, you’ll bring puppets and objects to life with cameras and computers. There will be something for everyone and you don’t need to be able to draw to make a great film! http://www.redkiteworkshops.co.uk/info.html
FREE – Construct your own movable cardboard skeleton model inspired by our Human Race exhibition, and watch him dance and jump at your command! With artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.
FREE- Learn how to draw super speedy runners, jumpers, dancers and athletes then create huge pictures of yourself in motion doing your favourite sports. With artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.
GOING PLACES – for beginner and more experienced writers. Human Race is delighted to offer this fantastic opportunity of a FREE full-day, practical creative writing workshop lead by Bob Pegg. The workshop will explore different ways of writing about journeys. We will be looking at literary forms associated with journeys – haiku, journals, logs, postcards home – as well as drawing inspiration from maps, instant books, and the traditional ballad form.