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Whats on: Tuesday, 10 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

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
Venue: 
Quilliam Brothers Tea House

Imagine a High Street, where shops personalise your shopping experience configuring storefronts just for you.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
09.00 - 18.00
Venue: 
BALTIC 39

Join post graduate researchers from Northumbria University for exhibitions, experiments and discussions.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Culture Lab, Newcastle University

Strange machines creating sounds and images from fluids, electricity, magnetism and light.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
International Centre for Life

The maths needed to crack the fastest slide is the same that goes into creating cool skateboarding tracks.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Great North Museum: Hancock

An exhibition showing a wide-range of images used by scientists to support and illustrate their work

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Great North Museum: Hancock

Come see what's going on in our Festival haven, designed and built for the 2013 British Science Festival.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Various locations

Test your brains with Dr Maths’ giant collection of logic puzzles on Newcastle University's campus.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
10.00 - 18.00
Venue: 
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Arts

Presentation of current research by artists Fiona Crisp, Christine Borland and Chris Dorsett

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
Monday to Thursday: 08.30 - 20.00 Friday: 08.30 - 17.30 Saturday: 09.30 - 17.30 Sunday 11.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
City Library, Newcastle upon Tyne

Immerse yourself in the sights & sounds of our solar system from the unique vantage point of the sonic cosmos.

Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
Launch is at 2pm on Sunday 8 September at the Great North Museum: Hancock
Venue: 
Great North Museum: Hancock

Artist Katie Paterson's groundbreaking project launches a lunar meteorite to echo the orbit of the moon.

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