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Whats on: 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
16.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
International Centre for Life

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

Sunday 8 September 2013
16.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Room 1.04, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Bacteria – they’re just little blobs, right? Wrong! Find out more about bacteria in this family workshop.

Sunday 8 September 2013
16.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

This debate and workshop (with cooking!) aims to raise awareness of our marine environment and fish stocks.

Sunday 8 September 2013
Various times
Venue: 
Great North Museum: Hancock

Come and find out the extraordinary things fossils can tell us about how animals evolved.

Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Students' Union, Newcastle University
Monday 9 September 2013
13.00 - 13.45, 14.00 - 14.45, 15.00 - 15.45
Venue: 
Swing Bridge, NewcastleGateshead Quays

See the Pump Room and Engine Room at the Grade I listed Swing Bridge.

Monday 9 September 2013
14.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

Join marine biologist Michael Sweet to see how minute organisms shape the planet's largest living structures.

Wednesday 11 September 2013
13.30 - 15.00
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 1, Bedson Building, Newcastle University

Roll up roll up! A re-enactment of how science and technology were presented to audiences around 1890.

Wednesday 11 September 2013
20.00 - 21.00
Venue: 
Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

Michael Mosley shares his experiences as a producer and presenter of science programmes

14.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

How has prosthetics technology been engineered to allow athletes to compete at the Paralympic Games?

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