A murmuration is a unique flight formation performed by starlings over the spring months. The undulating pattern is made possible as each bird keeps tabs on the movements of seven of its neighbours, adjusting its flight path in correspondence with them. Their lightning fast reflexes and reactions enable them to make snapshot decisions, keeping them in a tight knit formation and preventing collisions. Their awareness of the three factors: an attraction zone, a repulsion zone and angular alignment, creates the parameters through which they are able to maintain this shifting swarm that can go from the shape of a ball to a fish in fast motions.

This is your chance to be a part of our murmuration. Come and create your starling, add colour to make it bright and unique, and then once added to a large spiralling wind spinner mechanism it will act with the same behaviours of a starling in a murmuration. When you along with all of our participants starlings come together they will recreate the flashing motion we see starlings perform in the sky.

Time details

11am - 3pm

Activities Get your photo taken with the cast of The Snow Queen!
Storyhouse Theatre

Members are invited to get their photo taken with the cast of The Snow Queen! Don’t miss your chance to meet the cast and have a magical Christmas memory to cherish forever.

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Activities Bookbinding – Adult Craft Workshop
The Kitchen

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2 hr 10 | The transformative, exhilarating, and uplifting journey to womanhood of a rebel, who became one of the world’s most famous, enigmatic, and provocative writers.

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1 hr 46 | A revealing documentary about Sidney Poitier, the iconic actor, filmmaker and activist at the centre of Hollywood and the Civil Rights Movement.

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On Stage Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)
Storyhouse Theatre

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On Stage Hey Duggee – The Live Theatre Show
Storyhouse Theatre

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Storyhouse Theatre

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On Stage Prue Leith: Nothing In Moderation
Storyhouse Theatre

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