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
An astronaut is lost in space whilst an astronomer is convinced he has invented something to locate him. An attractive science spectacle using novel 4D modelling to create a metaphor of our solar system.
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham
Explore a wonderland of animal behaviours that are hidden to the human eye, but not to an algorithm. We will seek to explain how mathematics can help to understand some complicated and bizarre behaviours, and what it can tell us about the feelings of the animals performing them.
Lecture Theatre S06, Poynting Physics Building, University of Birmingham
You have had a really good idea but what are you supposed to do now? Come and meet some people who have used the law to protect ideas and who can give you some tips on how to make a successful business out of your really good idea.