Highlights from “Consensus? – Science Talks”

“Consensus? – Science Talks”

Celebrating the end of Wallace 100, presenters Bill Bailey, Sara Passmore, Richard Fortey, Richard Wiseman and Richard Dawkins were joined by geek-pop singer Jonny Berliner and violinist Joanne Davies for a day of science and music. Held at ExCel London on 16 November, "Consensus? - Science … [Read More...]

Wallace Statue Unveiled

Sir David Attenborough Unveils Wallace Statue

Finally. It’s here! The world’s first ever statue of Alfred Russel Wallace was unveiled by Sir David Attenborough at the Natural History Museum on Thursday 7th November, marking the 100th anniversary of Wallace’s death. Bill Bailey, Patron of the Wallace Memorial Fund, was also present at the unveiling to pay tribute to his “Jungle Hero”. […]

Journey’s End for Wallace

Journey’s End for Wallace

A few days after the unveiling on 7 November, the statue of Alfred Russel Wallace was moved to its final position. He stands near to the wildlife garden outside the Darwin Centre, inside which many of Wallace’s original insect specimens are stored and exhibited. The statue, by acclaimed sculptor Anthony Smith, depicts the young Wallace […]