Drinks with the dodo and Networking Dinner under the dinosaurs
The Networking Dinner and drinks reception will take place in the Oxford University Natural History Museum on Thursday 7th April. Over the course of three hours, delegates will be served 3 savoury bowls and 2 desserts accompanied by drinks. Delegates will enjoy a private viewing of the museum’s collection in a relaxed family friendly atmosphere. Delegates are encouraged to attend with their partners and children.
Built in 1860 as a museum and research area, the Natural History Museum houses the University’s world class Natural History collections beneath the spectacular ironwork roof, surrounded by elaborate stonework and sculptures.
The Oxford Dodo is the most iconic specimen held by the Museum. It is the only surviving dodo soft tissue remains in the world.
Oxfordshire is home to the discovery of the first dinosaur to be scientifically described: Megalosaurusbucklandii. On display with Megalosaurus are three other species of dinosaur discovered in Oxfordshire, as well as exact replicas of dinosaur skeletons from around the world, including Tyrannosaurus rex.
Over the years, the Museum has featured in Inspector Morse, Walking with dinosaurs, The lost world,and other film and television productions.
Address: The Natural History Museum, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW