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In response to a major disaster an expert rapid-response team prepare to fly to the sight immediately. The team has a long and distinguished history of rescues – from the very small to the very large. The team have state-of-the-art equipment, machinery and vehicles.
A local farmer has uncovered a large metal box with an interesting and complicated opening mechanism. A team of archaeologists are asked to examine it’s contents by a local museum…
The Writers Cooperative Company, recently awarded the ‘Writer of the Year’ gold medal for a collection of short stories, have been head hunted by ‘Book World’ publications of the USA. Their brief has been to find ‘ghost writers’ to invent and write stories based on the late Harris Burdick’s last set of illustrations
Bradley’s Ltd-Repairers of old Toys are a company dedicated to the repair and preservation of toys. They have had many people from all walks of life commission them and have worked for the palace as an appointed company. They go back to 1886 where their founder Evelyn Bradley repaired the first broken toy…
A team of highly regarded archaeologists, who specilise on the Viking invasions, have the job of visiting and working at any site of national interest. They are very good at creating possible stories from fragments of information and have been highly excited by the recent find of a helmet on a field.
A company who run a tree growing business, known as the ‘Foresters of Dunmow’, has just received a commission from the World Heritage Commission to grow a large number of sequoias in order to safeguard the species in the wild. One challenge is how to ensure they will be safe for the next thousand years. However reports are coming in of the spread of the chestnut virus …
A living museum, in a Victorian Workhouse. A place where people can learn about the past & experience something of what it was like to live & work in a workhouse.
The Killer Disease Team: a multi-disciplinary team of exploratory scientists, historians, geographers and survival experts set up by the World Health Organisation to seek out cures for the seemingly incurable.
Date: Thursday 24th April 2008, 09:30 to 16:00.
The uninhabited island of Pulau Nila is under threat from flooding due to global warming. Although explorers have been to the island, nobody really knows about the plant and animal life there. A group of top scientists from around the world have been asked to go to live on the island for one year and to record all the plant and animal life.« Previous Entries