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
Ignite! brings its ever popular 3-2-1-Ignition* on tour to the British Science Festival. Citizen Science for all the family has never been so accessible, intriguing and fun. All activities are free and you can drop in at any time - but be warned; once you're in, you won't want to leave!
Late in 2013, the Gaia satellite was launched into orbit 1.5 million km from Earth. Come and find out how Gaia will track one billion stars as they travel through space and how you can contribute to real science discoveries with Gaia.
The world of 3D printing and laser technology opens up an alternative ways of making the heirlooms of the future whilst exciting and colourful processes with non-precious metals will show how technology can drive new design ideas. Join us in this workshop to find out how.
Cancer comes in many shapes and forms, but have you ever had the chance to take a look at cells up close? This art display shows a selection of fascinating cell images, showing the incredible detail of cancer in various forms.