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Whats on: Sunday, 8 September, 2013

Welcome to the Events guide for the 2013 Festival. You can search the events programme using the calendar, by category, via the events map, or by keyword 'film, comedy, etc using the box below

Sunday 8 September 2013
12.30 - 13.30

Pull on a second skin, get your muscles moving and learn wacky body facts in a head-to-head anatomy dress off!

Sunday 8 September 2013
13.00 - 14.00

Teddy bears are very familiar creatures, existing side by side with us for over one hundred years.

Sunday 8 September 2013
13.00 - 14.00

Discover past legacies with clues from our hunt and see how thought leaders over time have shaped society.

Sunday 8 September 2013
13.00 - 14.30

Join us to explore how anxiety develops, the role that the media plays, and how anxiety can be overcome.

Sunday 8 September 2013
13.00 - 18.00

Jump onboard the astronomy bus for a trip to Kielder Observatory

Sunday 8 September 2013
13.30 - 15.00

Meet the team who setup a pop-up lab at Everest Base Camp and hear how their extreme research is saving lives.

Sunday 8 September 2013
14.30 - 16.00

Explore the science behind basketball and see if you can beat Newcastle Eagles at their own game!

Sunday 8 September 2013
14.30 - 17.00

A workshop where you get the chance to undertake a guided dissection of a freshly-landed octopus.

Sunday 8 September 2013
15.00 - 16.00

Join a scientist, choreographer and composer to creatively interpret and explore the behaviour of bees.

Sunday 8 September 2013
16.00 - 17.00

Poetry and soundscape event in the North's largest planetarium.

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