As part of British Science Week 2016, the West Yorkshire branch of the British Science Association are hosting a day packed full of science, art, and culture!


Science + comics = awesome. Discover science through comics breaks the barriers between science and art by showcasing a variety of comics and animations that accessibly communicate an array of topical scientific subjects.


Come and work with comics artists from Newcastle Science Comic to draw your own comics. Join in with the creepy-crawlies and invertebrates theme, or explore the wider world of science and comics. These drop-in activities are for children age 7-107, with their families. Children must be accompanied by adults. You’re welcome to stay for as long or short a time as you’d like – just turn up on the day, there’s no need to book.

THE TALK (5.30-6.30pm):

A story of how Newcastle Science Comic has made 2 big and 1 little anthologies of science comics, as collaborations between science researchers and comics creators. This talk by their Editor In Chief Lydia Wysocki will give you a closer look at NSC’s projects to see what comics can do that other mediums can’t. Lydia will focus on Newcastle Science Comic’s anthologies (Asteroid Belter, Spineless, and Science FACT-ion), then also look at their other comics projects with young people, archives, and libraries as Applied Comics Etc. There’ll be time for questions and chatting, and an invitation to keep in touch through the Applied Comics Network.


This event is suitable for all ages and there really is something for everyone whether you have a leaning to art or science, or just enjoy discovering something new.
We can’t wait to see you on the day!


Do I need a ticket to attend the event?
No! We are only asking people to register via Eventbrite so we have an idea of people's interest in the event.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
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