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Imperial Festival

7-8 May 2016
Explore the livelier side of science at the free Imperial Festival. Open to all over an entire weekend, this festival brings you groundbreaking research, music and art, talks, dance and comedy. Drop in to chat with over 500 scientists, immerse yourself in interactive science demonstrations, take part in experiments and peek behind the curtains at this top university’s most exciting research facilities.

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/festival

MALVERN FESTIVAL OF INNOVATION

3-8 OCTOBER 2016

The Malvern Festival of Innovation is a celebration of human creativity with a focus on science, technology and entrepreneurship. Spanning several days in and around Great Malvern, the programme includes the Next Generation Innovators schools outreach day, themed business days, and the family day.  Many of the events are free to attend and are designed to inspire and enthuse so that you leave with your horizons expanded and your mind enthralled...

http://www.festival-innovation.com

DUNBAR SCIFEST 2016 4-13 MARCH 2016

The award-winning 6th community science festival, Dunbar SciFest (Friday 4 - Sunday 13

March 2016) will feature two family Science Ceilidhs; the Chain Reaction light show animating

Torness Power Station, a family weekend of stage shows, drop-in sessions, workshops

and storytelling; the SCI-FUN exhibition of 50 interactives; two Royal Photographic Society

exhibitions and An Ingenious Whittler – John Muir the Inventor exhibition

 

www.facebook.com/DunbarSciFest

http://www.dunbarscifest.org.uk

ORKNEY INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL 1-7 SEPTEMBER 2016

International speakers and innovative ideas in an island setting. Tidal power, exploring the

Solar System, gravitational waves, the mathematics of the Neolithic, the sultan and the

stars, Dirac and his equation, Hamilton and Dublin’s river, the cathedral builders, 3D

printing, dolphin communication, pulsars and porridge-making, Shackleton’s journey,

the days of the herring, probing the permafrost. Plus outings, concerts, food and drink.

http://www.oisf.org

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

5 - 10 JULY 2016
With 22 fascinating interactive exhibits you can discover the science changing our world. Come along and meet scientists from across the UK and discuss their exciting research, right at the forefront of scientific innovation. From galaxies, volcanoes and killer fungus to man-made diamonds, stem cells and surgical robots, you can explore cutting edge research from across the sciences. The Summer Science Exhibition is suitable for all ages and also features a host of free talks, debates and family activities throughout the week.

http://www.royalsociety.org/summer-science

IMPERIAL FESTIVAL 7-8 MAY 2016

Explore the livelier side of science at the free Imperial Festival. Open to all over an entire

weekend, this festival brings you ground-breaking research, music and art, talks,

dance and comedy. Drop in to chat with over 500 scientists, immerse yourself in

interactive science demonstrations, take part in experiments and peek behind the

curtains at this top university’s most exciting research facilities.

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/festival

FIRE TECH CAMP 11 JULY-26 AUGUST 2016

Inventive code and tech opportunities for kids and teens (ages 9-17) to get stuck into

this summer, creating their own games, gadgets, robots and apps. Fire Tech Camp will

be coming cities across the UK, including London, Manchester, Bristol, Reading and

Cambridge. Inspire your child to MAKE their future. Visit the website to find out more

and book your childs place.

http://www.firetechcamp.com/focus

PINT OF SCIENCE FESTIVAL 15-17 MAY 2017

Pint of Science brings real scientists and new research to your local pub. Over drinks you can pick the brains of some of the UK’s most brilliant academics, away from the laboratory or lecture theatre. This year’s festival (15-17 May 2017) takes place in 27 UK cities, offering talks from over 1000 of the UK’s best scientists for less than the cost of an average pint. Details at pintofscience.co.uk

http://www.pintofscience.co.uk

THE TIMES CHELTENHAM SCIENCE FESTIVAL 7-12 JUNE 2016

The Times Cheltenham Science Festival is a six day celebration of science spanning

everything from helpful ‘how to’ sessions and big nights out, to in-depth discussions

about physics, philosophy, engineering and more. Taking place in the heart of

Cheltenham with a packed family programme, Professor Brian Cox said “Cheltenham

is, without doubt, the premier science festival in the country.” Expect a brand new

spectacular Space Zone for 2016!

http://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com