The British Science Festival is Europe's longest-standing national event which connects people with scientists, engineers, technologists and social scientists.

Tens of thousands of people come together to celebrate the latest developments in science and to engage in open discussion about issues that affect our culture and society.

Each September the British Science Festival transforms a different UK city into a vibrant celebration of science, engineering and technology.

Booking is now open for the British Science Festival 2015. Find out more on our microsite.

In previous years it has taken place in York, Liverpool, Guildford, Aberdeen, Newcastle, Birmingham.  

In 2015, the British Science Festival will be returning to Bradford, hosted by the University of Bradford and supported by Siemens. Taking place from 7-10 September, this is the fourth time Bradford has hosted the Festival, the first being in 1873, and most recently in 2011.

Find out more about the 2015 Festival and how you can get involved here

Here you can find out about the history of the Festival and what it looks like today

Here you can find out more information about sponsored student bursaries.