The British Science Festival

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Welcome to the British Science Festival

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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.

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Bookings are now open - search the programme and book your tickets

The full Festival programme is now available to view online.

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!

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

Events are accessible to all and many are free to attend!

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