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Ever wonder what makes you... you? Join the Crafts Council's Make:Shift:Do and the British Science Association and get hands-on with your DNA.

Bento Bio are on a mission to make genetic technologies more accessible. They are building Bento Lab, a portable laboratory for all curious minds to engage with DNA any place, any time. 

In celebration of British Science Week, we're setting up a pop up laboratory in Canterbury's Westgate Hall where the Bento Bio team will help you to extract your own DNA using household ingredients. 

Dot One are a personalisation company that uses genetic data to create unique fashion and design products. They'll help you create a unique design based on 10 of your genetic traits, from eye colour to how well you sleep. Colour your design by hand, and then print onto a t-shirt to take home!

Workshops are for a family audience and are suitable for people aged 5+

Its free to take part— just drop in!

Tea and coffee available