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Lord Kelvin Award Lecture winner: Robots and humans: When two societies meet

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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

Saturday 6 September 2014
18.00 - 19.00
Venue: 
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

A trip of discovery across time and space as Maggie Aderin-Pocock explores the three eras of space since the Second World War.

Saturday 6 September 2014
18.00 - 20.00
Venue: 
The Flask and Bunsen, Chancellor's Court, University of Birmingham

If you were transported back into the past, what's the most important scientific knowledge you could take with you? Join the debate!

Saturday 6 September 2014
18.00 - 20.00
Venue: 
Chancellor's Court, University of Birmingham

Join professional astronomers from the University of Birmingham, and local amateur astronomers to explore the night sky with a variety of telescopes in the historic heart of the University. Bring your binoculars!

Saturday 6 September 2014
19.00 - 21.30
Venue: 
Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham

A gripping, compulsive and award-winning new play that flies from the heights of lyricism to the shallows of workaday existence, and targets our assumptions about war, family, and what it is to be a woman, followed by a debate on the issues raised.

Saturday 6 September 2014
19.00 - 23.00
Venue: 
Birmingham and Midland Institute

An evening of screenings, performances and experiments.

Saturday 6 September 2014
20.00 - 22.00
Venue: 
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

Anarchic science cabaret with comedy, music, demos and talks from Dr Steve Cross and friends.

Sunday 7 September 2014
18.00 - 19.00
Venue: 
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

Join Alice Roberts to discover the incredible first two months of our existence

Sunday 7 September 2014
19.00 - 21.00
Venue: 
The Flask and Bunsen, Chancellor's Court, University of Birmingham

Join us for the science quiz.

Sunday 7 September 2014
19.00 onwards
Venue: 
Edgbaston Priory Club

Join Andy Waters and top scientists to dine over our future food.

Sunday 7 September 2014
19.30 - 20.30
Venue: 
Mac, Birmingham

Are you lonesome tonight? explores Ellie's lineage to Elvis Presley. This solo interactive performance, created with neuroscientist research partners, utilises Ellie's skills in immersive theatre, game play and music to examine current methods that define and measure 'madness'.

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