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Lord Kelvin Award Lecture winner: Robots and humans: When two societies meet

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Welcome to the Events guide for the 2014 Festival in Birmingham. You can search the events programme using the calendar, via the events map, by category, audience or by keyword 'film, comedy, etc using the box below

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
13.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Soho House Museum, Birmingham

An opportunity to explore historic Soho House

Saturday 6 September 2014
18.00 - 20.00
Venue: 
Chancellor's Court, University of Birmingham

Join professional astronomers from the University of Birmingham, and local amateur astronomers to explore the night sky with a variety of telescopes in the historic heart of the University. Bring your binoculars!

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
Monday 8 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
Sat 6 & Sun 7: 12.00 - 17.00, Mon 8 to Thurs 11: 09.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Lapworth Museum of Geology, Aston Webb Building, University of Birmingham

Visit The Lapworth Museum: One of the oldest specialist geological museums in Europe.

Sunday 7 September 2014
11.00 - 16.00
Sunday 7 September 2014
14.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Large Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, University of Birmingham

A family fun lecture looking at the science of Star Wars! come and find out about real lightsabers, if the force exists and how to make battle droids. Dressing up is welcome!

Monday 8 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
13.15 - 14.30
Venue: 
The Flask and Bunsen, Chancellor's Court, University of Birmingham

The X-Change brings you the very best bits from the Festival programme.

Tuesday 9 September 2014
18.00 - 19.00
Venue: 
The Dome, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

Access your creativity through science, games, lateral problem-solving and fun!

Wednesday 10 September 2014
10.00 - 19.00
Venue: 
Coach pick up point, University of Birmingham

Explore how technology is changing the way we see the past and how we envision the future at Ironbridge Gorge Museum.

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