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
Lecture Theatre G15, Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Extraordinarily improbable events are commonplace. This is not a contradiction, but is the consequence of five laws, all based on sound mathematics. The laws are explained and illustrated with examples ranging from lightning strikes, lottery wins, financial crashes, and extrasensory perception experiments.
Lecture Theatre S06, Poynting Physics Building, University of Birmingham
We all use digital cameras every day, but do we really know how to get the most out of them? Improve your picture taking, no matter what your equipment, by understanding the science behind modern photography.
Lecture Theatre S02, Poynting Physics Building, University of Birmingham
University of Birmingham Observatory's "Astronomy in the City" team kick off their autumn programme with a special event to mark the British Science Festival. We'll bring you the latest exciting "News from the Cosmos", September's Night Sky, and our ever popular "Ask the Expert" panel discussion.