Shows & Workshops

Stage Shows 

 

Can you believe your Brain?

Can you really trust what you see & hear? Live demos, illusions and experiments explore how the brain unscrambles the information coming in through your senses, and how this sometimes goes wrong. This fast-paced, interactive show will bamboozle your senses and uncover surprising quirks of your brain you never knew about.

This exciting and thought-provoking show is packed full of audience involvement and can be adapted to be suitable for secondary school groups, families or adult audiences.

 

To book this show for your school or event, contact me.

Image credit: James Allen’s Girls’ School

Hack your Brain

An introduction to the workings of your brain & nervous system. By creating a giant 'neuron' live on stage, this show explores the ways in which nerve cells send messages through the brain and body, and looks at how we can hijack these signals to allow one human to control the movements of another. 

 

Aimed at ages 12+

Your Irrational Brain; the Gameshow
How we really make decisions
 

Do you think you make rational decisions? Think again... In this new show your ideas about how you make decisions will be turned upside down- and you may even become a better decision-maker because of it! This show is highly interactive and requires the audience to have access to an internet enabled device so they can play along with the show. 

 

Aimed at ages 16+

Image credit: Ranveig

That's Non-Sense!
The Surprising Science of your Senses
 

This show, aimed at KS2, explores the wonderful world of our senses, and the tricks they can play on us. Ever wondered why food tastes funny when you have a cold? Or what happens when you get dizzy? Buckle up for a whirlwind tour through the senses you're familiar with, and some you might never have heard of.

 

Aimed at ages 7-11

Mastering Memory

Find out what happens in the brain when we learn and store memories, and why we shouldn’t always trust everything we remember. This show uses quizzes and games to explore your memory and how to improve it. Using research from psychology and neuroscience, we will cover tips and tricks to help you make the most of your memory

Versions available for adults, families (8+) and 

school groups

Image credit: Cambridge Science Centre

Brain Q & A
 

Why do we dream? Could we upload our memories? What would happen if you had a brain transplant? Whatever your question, Ginny will dig deep into her own brain to answer it! This session is entirely guided by the audience, and those areas of neuroscience and psychology they have always wondered about. And remember, when it comes to the brain, there is no question to small, or too big!

Hands-on 

 

Illusion Busking

I have a range of hands-on activities, including 'make-and-take' illusions and busking demos which make a great addition to your event, whether alongside one of my shows or as a stand-alone activity. These can be tailored to your age group and event.

 

 

Are you Smarter than a…?

This interactive workshop allows children or families to compare themselves to an elephant, a 6 month old baby and even a crow. What games do you excel at and can a chimp outsmart you? Find out what abilities we lose as we grow up and, in many cases, how animals are smarter than you might think!

 

Aimed at ages 6-11

 

Mastering Memory workshop

Find out what happens in the brain when we learn and store memories, and why we shouldn’t always trust everything we remember. In this workshop, you will use quizzes and games to explore your memory and how to improve it. Using research from psychology and neuroscience, we will cover tips and tricks to help you make the most of your memory

Versions available for adults, families (8+) and 

school groups

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