From 5-9 September 2017, the British Science Festival makes its way to Brighton, and brings over 150 FREE events to the public. Joined by famous faces including Professor Jim Al-Khalili, BBC Radio 4’s Lauren Laverne and TV presenter Dr Giles Yeo, the Festival promises to be an action-packed five days with plenty to get involved in.

Co-hosted by the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex, Europe’s longest standing science Festival will connect people with scientists, engineers, technologists and social scientists, embedding science in the normal functioning of daily life. 

As the Cassini mission draws to a close, come and hear from Michele Dougherty, responsible for one of the key instruments on board, as she details some of the ground-breaking science discovered on its mission to Saturn.

Hear from Alison Pike, expert on, ‘The Secret Life of 4, 5 and 6 Year Olds’, as she gives expert insight into how to deal with toddler tantrums, and how to keep the peace in your household.

The Festival has events spanning an array of intriguing subjects: Health, the Arts, Engineering and History, promising something for everyone.

‘It’s a really exciting Festival of science. I really enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone’ – British Science Festival 2016 attendee

The website is now live and you can book tickets to events - all of which are FREE:

In previous years it has taken place in York, Liverpool, Guildford, Aberdeen, Newcastle, Birmingham, Bradford and most recently in Swansea in 2016. 

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