Minerva Scientifica – Connections 2020

During the Covid19 Lockdown, electric voice theatre will continue producing music by women composers. We are committed to promoting their work as well as that of the women scientists their music portrays and are delighted that our efforts are being supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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Look out for Minerva Scientifica Birthday Celebrations as part of our Podcast Series “Women of Science & Music: 30 celebrations” and interactive events with “Echoes from Essex” a summer long Festival: – Join a Virtual Choir; Take part in workshops; Meet women scientists and engineers; Be part of discussions on STEAMM with our special guests; listen to new amazing music and learn more about fascinating women in STEAMM.

CHECK OUT our first programme “Echoes from Northamptonshire” at the Brixworth Music Festival. Browse the calendar below from May 8th – 17th for fascinating stories,pictures and music on Women in STEAMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths & Medicine) from Northamptonshire.

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Splash, Burble, Gurgle, Whoosh
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Echoes from Essex

Mon 3 – Fri 7 August 2020  Daily Zoom sessions: 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm

Children’s songwriting workshops: Splash, Burble, Gurgle and Whoosh your way to a MEGASONG with electric voice theatre and the Echoes from Essex Project. Meet a real Water Scientist, investigate climate chan

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Soundings from Essex 2
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

a collage of mathematical equations in black and white

Monday Aug 3rd 7pm  ZOOM EVENT

2. Elizabeth Tollet:
Stratford’s Scientific Poet

Isaac Newton praised her achievements, yet the poetry of multi-talented Elizabeth Tollet (1694 – 1754) expresses her resentment at being unjustly excluded from the male world of science.  Join us for this celebration of an Essex

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Splash, Burble, Gurgle, Whoosh
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Echoes from Essex

Mon 3 – Fri 7 August 2020  Daily Zoom sessions: 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm

Children’s songwriting workshops: Splash, Burble, Gurgle and Whoosh your way to a MEGASONG with electric voice theatre and the Echoes from Essex Project. Meet a real Water Scientist, investigate climate chan

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Splash, Burble, Gurgle, Whoosh
All Day

Echoes from Essex

Mon 3 – Fri 7 August 2020  Daily Zoom sessions: 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm

Children’s songwriting workshops: Splash, Burble, Gurgle and Whoosh your way to a MEGASONG with electric voice theatre and the Echoes from Essex Project. Meet a real Water Scientist, investigate climate chan

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Essex Virtual Choir
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Echoes from Essex
BOOKING OPEN NOW!
Every Wednesday at 7pm on Zoom from July 29th – September 23rd

ESSEX VIRTUAL CHOIR

Echoes from Essex Virtual Choir advert showing our logo and a lady sitting at a laptop singing with a young child

Join our celebration of Essex’s splendid women of science in song!

We will be breathing (always good), warming up our voices, getting some good vocal exercise, and some gentle physical exercis

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Splash, Burble, Gurgle, Whoosh
All Day

Echoes from Essex

Mon 3 – Fri 7 August 2020  Daily Zoom sessions: 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm

Children’s songwriting workshops: Splash, Burble, Gurgle and Whoosh your way to a MEGASONG with electric voice theatre and the Echoes from Essex Project. Meet a real Water Scientist, investigate climate chan

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Splash, Burble, Gurgle, Whoosh
All Day

Echoes from Essex

Mon 3 – Fri 7 August 2020  Daily Zoom sessions: 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm

Children’s songwriting workshops: Splash, Burble, Gurgle and Whoosh your way to a MEGASONG with electric voice theatre and the Echoes from Essex Project. Meet a real Water Scientist, investigate climate chan

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Soundings from Essex 3
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
an old fashioned garden beautifully painted with spring flowers in abundance

Ellen Willmott’s garden By Alfred Parsons (1847-1920)

Monday Aug 10th 7pm  ZOOM EVENT

Ellen Willmott:
The Botanical Gardener of Brentwood

A wealthy horticulturalist with a passion for roses, Ellen Willmott (1858-1936) developed her family garden into a world-famous botanical centre and funded international exped

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Essex Virtual Choir
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Echoes from Essex
BOOKING OPEN NOW!
Every Wednesday at 7pm on Zoom from July 29th – September 23rd

ESSEX VIRTUAL CHOIR

Echoes from Essex Virtual Choir advert showing our logo and a lady sitting at a laptop singing with a young child

Join our celebration of Essex’s splendid women of science in song!

We will be breathing (always good), warming up our voices, getting some good vocal exercise, and some gentle physical exercis

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Soundings from Essex 4
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
bright yellow slime mold on bark

Slime Mould Image by Wildschuetz from Pixabay

Monday Aug 17th 7pm  ZOOM EVENT

Gulielma Lister:
Leytonstone’s World Expert on Fungi

A meticulous observer, illustrator and collector, Gulielma Lister (1860-1949) was world-famous for her research into slime mould and her continual support of younger female scientists. J

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Echoes from Essex PODCAST
All Day

3pm Aug 19th

PODCAST SERIES
“Women of Science & Music: 30 celebrations”

You’re too early!! – check back at 3pm Aug 19th to hear:-

Episode 10: The Ghost of Warley Place

a bright colourful drawing of Warley Place garden and house 100 years ago and the present day

Warley Place by Elspeth Manders

A wealthy horticulturalist with a passion for roses, Ellen Willmott(1858-1936) developed her family

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Essex Virtual Choir
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Echoes from Essex
BOOKING OPEN NOW!
Every Wednesday at 7pm on Zoom from July 29th – September 23rd

ESSEX VIRTUAL CHOIR

Echoes from Essex Virtual Choir advert showing our logo and a lady sitting at a laptop singing with a young child

Join our celebration of Essex’s splendid women of science in song!

We will be breathing (always good), warming up our voices, getting some good vocal exercise, and some gentle physical exercis

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Essex Virtual Choir
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Echoes from Essex
BOOKING OPEN NOW!
Every Wednesday at 7pm on Zoom from July 29th – September 23rd

ESSEX VIRTUAL CHOIR

Echoes from Essex Virtual Choir advert showing our logo and a lady sitting at a laptop singing with a young child

Join our celebration of Essex’s splendid women of science in song!

We will be breathing (always good), warming up our voices, getting some good vocal exercise, and some gentle physical exercis

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