Brighton Science Festival

Adult Programme 2017

Although everything in the Brighton Science Festival 2017 programme is suitable for young people (see individual age restrictions), there’s some fantastic events that will also appeal to grown-ups of all ages. Here’s a selection – take a look at our full events page for complete listings. 

 

Monday 13 February

Bach | Brighton Science Festival

THE ART OF FUGUE AND THE SCIENCE OF SYMMETRY
A live fusion of music and mathematics which delves into the music of J. S. Bach and the remarkable nature of symmetry.
Friends Meeting House, 7:00pm

Wednesday 15 February

Phoenix Gallery | Brighton Science Festival

BEHIND THE SCENES AT PHOENIX BRIGHTON
A special behind the scenes tour of the artists’ studios at Phoenix Brighton.
Phoenix Brighton, 2:00pm

DROP IN & DO
There are two million specimens and artefacts hidden backstage at Brighton Museum.
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Mystery at Frenkenstein Castle - Brighton Science Festival

MYSTERY AT FRANKENSTEIN CASTLE
Solve puzzles. Do experiments. Bring the monster to life.
Sweet Dukebox, 2:00pm, 3:30pm, 5:00pm, 7:30pm, 9:00pm

Build Brighton | Brighton Science Festival

BUILD BRIGHTON DROP-IN SESSION
Kid-friendly open evening with electronics galore, including a humanoid robot.
Rodhus Studios, 6:30pm

Festival of the Spoken Nerd | Brighton Science Festival

FESTIVAL OF THE SPOKEN NERD VS GEORGE EGG
An unforgettable explosion of cosmic comedy and scientific surrealism with live experiments and songs.
The Old Market, 7:30pm

 

Thursday 16 February

Mystery at Frenkenstein Castle - Brighton Science Festival

MYSTERY AT FRANKENSTEIN CASTLE
Solve puzzles. Do experiments. Bring the monster to life.
Sweet Dukebox, 2:00pm, 3:30pm, 5:00pm, 7:30pm, 9:00pm

 

Friday 17 February

Finding Dory | Brighton Science Festival

BRIGHTON SCI-SCREEN – FINDING DORY
Screening of Finding Dory. Followed by a discussion of the science of the sea.
Sallis Benney Theatre, 1:30pm

Mystery at Frenkenstein Castle - Brighton Science Festival

MYSTERY AT FRANKENSTEIN CASTLE
Solve puzzles. Do experiments. Bring the monster to life.
Sweet Dukebox, 2:00pm, 3:30pm, 5:00pm, 7:30pm, 9:00pm

caroline watt spooky neurons

THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE MIND: THE SCIENCE OF THE PARANORMAL
Top parapsychologist Caroline Watt presents a spectral spectacle all about the science of the paranormal.
Friends Meeting House, 7:00pm

Saturday 18 February

Singing With iPads | Brighton Science Festival

SINGING WITH IPADS
Take part in ensemble singing supported by computer technology.
Friends Meeting House, 2:00pm

Oliver Meech - Magic and Science - at the Brighton Science Festival

OLIVER MEECH: WHEN MAGIC AND SCIENCE COLLIDE 2.0
Magic and science collide, as Oliver Meech astounds you with amazing tricks.
Sweet Dukebox, 2:00pm, 5:30pm

Oliver Meech - Magic and Science - at the Brighton Science Festival
OLIVER MEECH: SCIENCE SECRETS BEHIND MAGICOliver Meech lifts the lid on the science behind the magic in this one-off workshop.

Sweet Dukebox, 3:30pm

Richard Wiseman | Brighton Science Festival

SMOKE & MIRRORS: THE SCIENCE OF MAGIC & ILLUSION
Science or sorcery? The science and psychology behind incredible magic tricks.
Sallis Benney Theatre, 7:00pm

 

Sunday 19 February

ONCA Beach Clean with Brighton Science Festival

BEACH CLEAN
A Citizen Science beach clean-up with an discussion on sea science.
ONCA Gallery, 12:00pm

Grim Histories at Brighton Science Festival
GRIM HISTORIES – THE VICTORIAN SCIENCE OF MURDERInfamous Victorian murders, and the inventions that allowed us to solve them.

Sweet Dukebox, 3:00pm