The British Science Festival

Bringing the latest in science discovery to a city near you


Show me content for... +

Show me content for...
Professional development
Families & teenagers (aged 12+)
Families (children aged 12 & under)



Register with us and you can....

  • Sign up to our free e-communications
  • Become a member of the Association
  • Create your own web account, & post comments
  • Be part of British Science Festival
  • Save your favourite items


Keep up to date with the latest news from the British Science Assocation. Sign up to our RSS feeds and take us with you when you are on the move.

You are here

British Science Festival

Welcome to the British Science Festival

Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to receive updates.

Each September the British Science Festival transforms a different UK city into a vibrant celebration of science, engineering and technology. This year's Festival will take place in Birmingham, in partnership with the University of Birmingham, from 6 - 11 September 2014.

Hot news

Looking to help out during the Festival in Birmingham? Check our Festival job page.

The Young People's Programme is now online and open for booking!

The student bursary scheme is now open for registration.
The scheme enables universities, institutions and companies to sponsor a student aged 18+, studying at any level, to attend the Festival’s full week of activities.

Watch this space...

The main programme and booking will be available online very soon. Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know when you can book tickets!

What's on during the Festival?

Families, adults and school groups come together to:

  • take part in workshops
  • explore exciting hands-on exhibitions
  • marvel at miraculous science shows
  • discuss the latest breakthroughs and issues with renowned experts
  • enjoy fun quizzes, science comedy and drama
  • interact with science buskers on the streets
Log in or register to post comments