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Get Mouthy!

Friday 30 September 2011, 19.00-23.00

 

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A Night of Mixed Morsels All About the Mouth

Get your gob in gear for a night of gargling, gulping and gossiping! Explore nature’s most important orifice with our oral experts and be prepared for some chewy challenges. Take in a talk, or a sonic surprise with our vocal virtuosos and sensational singers, including the London Bulgarian choir, featured in the video above.

There will be three talks during the evening:

19.30  Speak your mind, Prof. Sophie Scott
20.40  Echolocation, Valerie Breck and Alex Campbell
21.50  Mum's The Word, Steven Connor

This event has been curated by Alex Julyan

Tickets will be available on the night, and issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fully licensed cafe will be open all night

    • Doctor examining a patient's tongue
      Find out how the tongue is helping the blind to see
    • Feel the force of a Drill Sergeant’s voice as he puts you through your paces  
    • Make a date with dentists for treatments old and new
    • Meet KLAIR the computer baby to learn about synthetic speech  
    • Hear about the anatomy of singing with the London Bulgarian Choir   
    • Make the connection with a neuroscientist exploring speech and communication 
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    This event is FREE.

 

Speak your Mind:  Talk with Lipspeaker and BSL interpretation, 19.30.

This talk is ticketed on the night. However, we will reserve a number of seats in advance and in good view of the interpreter for any BSL users wishing to attend. Please just email Gemma before the event to reserve your place. Please be prompt, as these seats will be released to other audience members at 19.25.

BSL at ‘Get Mouthy!’
A chance to wander through the building with a BSL interpreter, 20.30-21.15

Explore the building, discovering exciting events, films, activities and workshops.  Meet the interpreter next to the sign post with a BSL symbol on the ground floor of Wellcome Collection.

Lipspeaking at ‘Get Mouthy’

A chance to wander through the building with a Lipspeaker, 19.00-19.25, 20.15 - 21.00

Explore the building, discovering exciting events, films, activities and workshops.  Meet the lipspeaker next to the sign post with a mouth symbol on the ground floor of Wellcome Collection.

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