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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
14.30 - 17.00

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

Monday 9 September 2013
15.30 - 17.30

Handle real mammoth fossils and have a go at DNA fingerprinting in this mammoth discovery workshop.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
15.30 - 17.30

Join us as we use real astronomical data to work out how old is the Universe.

Wednesday 11 September 2013
11.00 - 12.00

Come along to a real-time interactive workshop exploration of financial markets.

Wednesday 11 September 2013
13.00 - 14.00

Hear patient's experiences of hearing voices and the science behind auditory hallucination.

Wednesday 11 September 2013
15.30 - 16.30

Discover if yoghurt products live up to manufacturers' claims.

Thursday 12 September 2013
08.00 - 17.00

Connect, innovate and grow new ideas that will become the business solutions of tomorrow.

Thursday 12 September 2013
15.30 - 16.30

Explore the science behind how athletes are tested for drugs.

Thursday 12 September 2013
15.30 - 17.30

Find out the effects of running barefoot on technique, performance and injury risk.