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Dive Deeper: Science & Discovery in the Polar Regions

THE DEEP, Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP

24 Jan 2023

6:30pm

Family Friendly

Have you ever wondered how ecosystems survive in the Polar Regions?

Are you fascinated by the weird and wonderful things that happen with Glaciers in Greenland, and what Climate Change there might mean for us here in the UK?

Curious about how those thrilling Arctic documentaries are captured? Just what is hidden below the 5km thick sheets of ice in Antarctica?

Embark on a polar adventure in the next instalment of ‘Dive Deeper’, on Tuesday 24 January 2023 from 6:30pm, to explore exactly that, through a relaxed evening of informative talks.

We are delighted to welcome 5 Champions of the Polar Regions:

Professor Brad Gibson (The University of Hull) – Polar Astronomy

Professor David John Drewry (Former Director, British Antarctic Survey) – Antarctica – The Land Beneath the Ice

Dr Cath Waller (The University of Hull) – Living and working in Antarctica

Dr Laurence Dyke (UK Hydrographic Office) – Glaciology in Greenland

Yolly Bosiger (BBC Natural History Unit)  – Frozen Planet II – a Masterclass on filming in the cold (via Zoom)

Tickets

Tickets are just £7.50, the bar will be open and serving a range of draft beers, wines, soft/hot drinks and delicious sandwiches, donuts and in house bakes.

Venue Details

THE DEEP,
Tower Street,
Hull,
HU1 4DP

01482 381000

info@thedeep.co.uk

https://www.thedeep.co.uk/

Visit The Deep, Hull’s award-winning aquarium and be taken on a journey through prehistoric seas, past tropical lagoons, into the vast open oceans, down to the darkest depths, through the chilly Kingdom of ice and into the future. The Deep is home to spectacular animals including sharks and stingrays, the UK’s only pair of Green sawfish, hundreds of tropical reef fish, Loggerhead sea turtles a colony of Gentoo penguins, and much more to keep all ages entertained. Take a walk through the viewing tunnel and ride in the glass lift through the 10 metre Endless Ocean tank. Little nippers can enjoy the interactive magic floor, fossil brushing station and designing their own sea creature at Digi:Sea. The Deep offers FREE return visits for 12 months with the Day Plus Pass. Full terms and conditions can be found on The Deep’s website. Please note that all tickets must be pre booked online (including Day Plus Pass holders). Access at The Deep The Deep is fully accessible and offers a wide range of access aids to assist visitors with additional needs. These include audio and Braille guides, large print leaflets, foreign language leaflets, social stories, mobility aids and a Changing Places facility. Please visit the website for more details.

Facilities

Accessible Information Points

Accessible Toilets

Assistance Dogs

Baby Changing

Blue-Badge Parking

Hearing Loop

Level Access

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Monday
10am-6pm
Tuesday
10am-6pm
Wednesday
10am-6pm
Thursday
10am-6pm
Friday
10am-6pm
Saturday
9am-6pm
Sunday
9am-6pm