Who is involved?

Many organisations, large and small, across the UK are planning an incredible variety of events to celebrate the life and legacy of Charles Darwin.

From conferences and exhibitions to graphic novels and dramatic performances, there is something for everyone from scientists to young children.

If your organisation is planning events to celebrate Darwin's bicentenary and you want to become part of Darwin200, please contact us…

An Advocacy Panel has been set up to promote Darwin200 to key stakeholders.

  • Dr Lloyd Anderson, Director of Science, The British Council
  • Professor Sir Patrick Bateson FRS, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge
  • Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature
  • Roland Jackson, Chief Executive, British Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Randal Keynes, Darwin family member, Trustee of The Charles Darwin Trust
  • Glen Lawes, Chairman of Trustees, The Mount, Shrewsbury (Darwin's birthplace) and Board Member, Museums, Libraries and Archives Council
  • Clare Matterson, Director of Medicine, Society and History, Wellcome Trust
  • Neil Nightingale, Head of Natural History Unit, BBC
  • Professor Sir David Read FRS, Biological Secretary and Vice-President, Royal Society
  • Dr John Scally, Director of Collections, University of Edinburgh

The organisations listed below are supporting Darwin200

These arts organisations are also developing Darwin activities …

  • Bent Architect
  • Christopher Robbie, actor and playwright
  • Corpus Acrobatic Theatre
  • Desperate Men
  • Fred Langford Edwards, artist
  • Full Beam Visual Theatre
  • Polka Theatre
  • Rambert Dance Company
  • Re:Design production
  • Severn Project
  • Sonarboria
  • Stroud Knitting Group
  • Tall Stories

If your organisation is planning events to celebrate Darwin's bicentenary and you want to become part of Darwin200, please contact us…