The British Science Festival

Bringing the latest in science discovery to a city near you


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British Science Festival

Welcome to the British Science Festival

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. In 2013 we enjoyed the hospitality of Newcastle, celebrating all the North East has to offer.

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The Young People Programme will be available online by the end of April - bookings open in May.

The main programme
will be available online by the end of June - bookings open in July.

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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



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