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Exploring science through art and local culture
In 2020, the London borough of Sutton was a recipient of a prestigious Cultural Impact Award from The Mayor of London. Sutton achieved the sought after prize with a proposal exploring science through art and culture.
S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths. Through the blending of these themes the London Borough of Sutton have assembled an exciting and vibrant programme of cultural and science related activities and events, that the public can enjoy.
Sutton STEAMs Ahead programme includes
What makes us happy is often connected to the objects, stories, experiences and memories that we feel, or that remind us of positive moments in our lives. Shed Loads of Happiness aims to explore this idea in a post-Covid Sutton, by directly connecting and engaging with Sutton's communities in a variety of ways.
This project strand looks at the local significance of the lavender and herb growing industries, as well as the science of distillation and the science of smell. Throughout the year, creative and engaging activities on this theme take place, suitable for all ages, along with historical talks and walks taking place at Sutton’s heritage sites and around the borough.
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