28-29 January: Mighty MICROBES

Horrible Science’s Nick Arnold

  • 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm
  • Citrus Grove, Mediterranean Biome

Join Nick as he uncovers the truth behind microscopic monsters. Nick will present his special Super-Funny Microbes Show, based on the bestselling books - get ready for Horrible Fun, scary stories, queasy quizzes and evil experiments. Science has never been so squishy!

Make a 'bacteria votive offering'

  • Mediterranean Deck, Mediterranean Biome

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the first use of Penicillin in a human, join artist Anna Dumitriu and share your experiences of infectious diseases and antibiotics through making part of a beautiful growing participatory artwork incorporating your 'bacteria votive offerings'. The finished 'votives' will first be exhibited at Oxford Museum of The History of Science and then tour to Eden later on. Make one for yourself too but be sure to leave one for the artwork.


Microbial Pals

  • Mediterranean Deck, Mediterranean Biome

Delve into the world of microbes and create your own microbe masterpiece to take home with you.

Tree fern storytelling

  • 12.30pm and 2pm
  • Palm exhibit, Rainforest Biome

Join our storytelling team as they explore the fascinating world of the tree fern and the incredible life forms within it.


Part of ‘Invisible Worlds’, a new permanent exhibition opening at Eden in spring 2018.