Brighton Science Festival

Events - Thursday 15 February

VENTURE CODERS: HACKING FOR BEGINNERS

Learn how to hack Minecraft using the Python programming language and get to grips with Raspberry Pi computers.


Latest Music Bar, 9:00am - 11:00am, 11:00am - 1:00pm, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
CURIOSITY HUB: LEGO ROBOTICS

Learn how to programme a ‘Hungry Alligator’ robot using Lego Education WeDo kits.


The Hanover Centre, 10:00am - 11:00am, 11:30am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 2:30pm, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
I SPY MUSEUM

Hunt for the smallest, biggest, shiniest, weirdest things on display at Brighton Museum.


Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, 10:00am - 5:00pm (drop-in)
MONSTER-MAKE HALF TERM

Create an army of awesome aliens, zany zombies and scary monsters at this creative and crafty workshop.


Hove Museum and Art Gallery, 10:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 3:00pm (drop-in)
SLIME TIME

Immerse yourself in the messy science of slime using secret recipes and simple kitchen ingredients to make lots and lots of slime.


Artpod, 10:00am - 10:45am, 11:15am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 1:45pm, 2:15pm - 3:00pm
THE LATEST NEWS

The experts from Latest TV show you the secrets of newscasting and help you do your own news broadcast!


Latest Music Bar, 10:00am - 11:00am, 11:30am - 12:30pm, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
AMAZING SCIENCE FOR WINTER AFTERNOONS – WITH SPHERE SCIENCE

Watch an amazing ‘Street Science’ show, join our wax workshop and make yourself exciting science souvenirs.


Friends Meeting House, 10:15am - 3:40pm (drop-in). Last admissions 3:00pm.
BARCLAYS CODE PLAYGROUND WITH THE DIGITAL EAGLES

Learn to speak the language of computers as you take on fun challenges designed to introduce you to the basics of coding.


Brighton Eagle Lab, 10:30am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
CANCELLED: CYCLE THE SOLAR SYSTEM IN THE SOUTH DOWNS

Come on a 4.5km guided bike tour of the Solar System along the Centurion Way. Travel faster than the speed of light at one-to-a-billion scale.


Centurion Way, 10:30am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
SCIENCE MAGIC & MAGIC SCIENCE

Always a festival favourite, Ian B Dunne returns with some fantastic equipment to make you make gape, gasp, wonder and laugh.


The Brighthelm Centre, 11:30am - 12:30pm, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
ARCTIC ADVENTURE – EXHIBITION BY BEATRICE VON PREUSSEN

Delve into the sketch books, photo albums and diaries from printmaker Beatrice von Preussen’s trip to the Arctic Circle.


ONCA Gallery, 12:00pm - 6:00pm (drop-in)
BIG LITTLE MULTIVERSE

Short films and drop-in events that explore science – from the enormity of the universe to the minuteness of DNA.


Lighthouse, 12:00pm - 5:00pm (drop-in)
MYSTERY AT FRANKENSTEIN CASTLE

Help Igor to bring the Creature to life – solve the riddles and conduct experiments before the lightning strikes!


Sweet Dukebox, 2:00pm - 2:45pm, 3:30pm - 4:15pm, 5:00pm - 5:45pm, *7:30pm - 8:15pm*, *9:00pm - 9:45pm*
THE KURIOUS KABINET OF DR KATTERFELTO

Explore the Kurious Kabinet of Dr Katterfelto (and his necromantic cat) with Ian B Dunne.


Friends Meeting House, 7:30pm - 8:30pm