Category Archives: out_&_about

21st June 2017 – Lymm Dam Geology Walk

Leader Fred Owen gathered a group of SciBarians at the Lymm Dam car park for a briefing on the geological history of the area.  He explained that Lymm is situated in the centre of the northern part of the Cheshire … Continue reading

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29th May 2017 – Lions Centenary Fair

The photo above is from a previous big rocket event, held as part of Playday, organized by Friends of the Moor. Please note that Friends of the Moor have said they will NOT be running Playday this year. Update (June 2nd): … Continue reading

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11th June 2013 – Rocket Event with 1st Toft Brownies

At the request of Clementine Risley (Brownie leader), Roger Gittins (in photo) and I (Dave Thompson) attended a meeting of 1st Toft Brownies and explained how the Brownies could make pop bottle rockets. In the following week the Brownies then made … Continue reading

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24th July 2012 – Ecton Hill

Visit to Ecton Hill – Bronze Age Copper Mine On a glorious summer evening in the middle of a very wet summer, Knutsford SciBar visited Ecton Hill copper mine. It was a very interesting evening with some eye opening concepts in … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, out_&_about

7th July 2009 – Book Launch

Professor Brian Cox and Professor Jeff Forshaw (both of whom have led a SciBar meeting in Knutsford) have just launched a book written by the two of them – called “Why Does E=mc²?”. The book was launched at The Manchester … Continue reading

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18th March 2009 – Manor Park Science Day

Manor Park School and Nursery Science Festival Following an article in The Knutsford Guardian covering his work with schools, Dave Thompson (founder of Knutsford SciBar) was invited to visit Manor Park School and Nursery.  It was decided to put on … Continue reading

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