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Natural History Museum’s ‘Dippy’ concludes UK tour at Norwich Cathedral

The Natural History Museum’s iconic diplodocus ‘Dippy’ is about to complete a tour of the UK after arriving at his final destination - Norwich Cathedral




Dippy will be on display at Norwich Cathedral until October 2020

The touring exhibition of Dippy the dinosaur, the Natural History Museum’s (NHM) iconic diplodocus skeleton replica, has opened at Norwich Cathedral in Norwich, UK, for the final leg of a nationwide tour.

Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure, which has made stops at Dorset, Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle, Belfast and Cardiff, will run until October 30, 2021.

Located in the Nave of the cathedral, Dippy is joined by a time tunnel, created by children from a local school, and a sculptural installation of a wave with more than 1,000 fish created by Norfolk-based artist Mark Reed.

It will also feature a series of Dippy-inspired events, including film nights and education sessions.

The exhibition was originally meant to open at the cathedral in July 2020 but was delayed due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was delayed once again, when the UK entered lockdown measures for a second time in December 2020.

“After all this time preparing, it’s incredibly exciting to finally have Dippy here,” said the Very Reverend Jane Hedges, Dean of Norwich.

“We really hope that Dippy’s visit will bring great delight to people of all ages and that it will also spark constructive conversations about the relationship between faith and science, about everyone’s responsibility to help protect the planet and about many other important subjects too.”

Freya Stannard, head of national programmes at NHM, described the cathedral as the “perfect destination to bring a close to Dippy’s nationwide tour.”

The Very Reverend Jane Hedges, Dean of Norwich, hopes that having Dippy in the church will inspire important conversations about faith and science   CREDIT: BILL SMITH/NORWICH CATHEDRAL



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Natural History Museum’s ‘Dippy’ concludes UK tour at Norwich Cathedral

The Natural History Museum’s iconic diplodocus ‘Dippy’ is about to complete a tour of the UK after arriving at his final destination - Norwich Cathedral




Dippy will be on display at Norwich Cathedral until October 2020

The touring exhibition of Dippy the dinosaur, the Natural History Museum’s (NHM) iconic diplodocus skeleton replica, has opened at Norwich Cathedral in Norwich, UK, for the final leg of a nationwide tour.

Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure, which has made stops at Dorset, Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle, Belfast and Cardiff, will run until October 30, 2021.

Located in the Nave of the cathedral, Dippy is joined by a time tunnel, created by children from a local school, and a sculptural installation of a wave with more than 1,000 fish created by Norfolk-based artist Mark Reed.

It will also feature a series of Dippy-inspired events, including film nights and education sessions.

The exhibition was originally meant to open at the cathedral in July 2020 but was delayed due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was delayed once again, when the UK entered lockdown measures for a second time in December 2020.

“After all this time preparing, it’s incredibly exciting to finally have Dippy here,” said the Very Reverend Jane Hedges, Dean of Norwich.

“We really hope that Dippy’s visit will bring great delight to people of all ages and that it will also spark constructive conversations about the relationship between faith and science, about everyone’s responsibility to help protect the planet and about many other important subjects too.”

Freya Stannard, head of national programmes at NHM, described the cathedral as the “perfect destination to bring a close to Dippy’s nationwide tour.”

The Very Reverend Jane Hedges, Dean of Norwich, hopes that having Dippy in the church will inspire important conversations about faith and science   CREDIT: BILL SMITH/NORWICH CATHEDRAL



 
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