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A prehistoric visitor to the British Science Festival, Aberdeen 2012. In 2013 we will be visiting Newcastle.

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Science festivals around the UK

Welcome to the UK Science Festivals page. Here you can find information about science festivals happening all over the country.

Many UK towns and cities host annual science festivals. All of them are open to all and offer activities for a range of people, promising family fun, incisive debates, top scientists and fantastic school trips.

See below for a science festival near you. Or click here to see a map of UK science festivals.

Aberdeen Science Festival: TechFest in September

Bangor Science Festival

Bournemouth Festival of Learning

Bristol Festival of Nature

Caithness International Science Festival

Cambridge Science Festival

Dunbar Sci-Fest

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Glasgow Science Festival

Kensington and Chelsea Celebration of Science (pdf)

London Science Festival

Manchester Science Festival

Monsterfest - Inverness Science and Technology Festival

Oxfordshire Science Festival

Sheffield Festival of Science and Engineering

Sidmouth Science Festival

Times Cheltenham Science Festival

Westminster Science Festival