13. Description of the core message of your event and key topics to be covered (c.100 words):
Using modern techniques to discover how Mammoths fit into the into the elephant family tree. Includes a chance to handle real mammouth fossils. Uses DNA fingerprinting in this hands on workshops.
14. Does the event have particular local relevance?:
15. If so, please indicate what this is:
The North Sea was once much shallower and the grazing ground for Mammouths. North sea trawlers regularly bring up mammoth fossils although this workshop relies on material collected from the permafrost speciments where the skin and muscle are preserved.