Brighton Science Festival

Events - Friday 16 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
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)
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
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
POCKET SCIENCE FUNFAIR

Pocket Science Funfair looks like a funfair – it IS a funfair, but each stall has a little science snuck into it.


The Walrus, 10:30am - 4:30pm (drop-in)
MAKERLAB MONSTERS

Save toys from the rubbish heap in a hands-on craft and tech workshop with Exploring Senses.


Exploring Senses Pop-Up MakerLab, 11:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
THE SCIENCE OF CHOCOLATE SHOW – WITH BLAST SCIENCE

So, chocolate … What IS it? What’s the science behind it? A show featuring human cocoa beans, chocolate slime, and CHOCOLATE. Come and get stuck in.


The Rialto Theatre, 11:00am - 12:00pm, 1:30pm - 2:30pm, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
VOICE ON A LIGHTBEAM

Send your voice across the room using nothing but the power of light, in what could be the future of communication.


Towner Art Gallery, 11:00am - 4:00pm (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)
THAUMATROPES, PHENAKISTOSCOPES AND ZOETROPES

Discover the amazing inventions of the 1800s that eventually led to the successful creation of modern moving images.


Brighton Toy and Model Museum, 2:00pm - 4:00pm (allow at least 1 hour)
A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO ELECTRO-ACOUSTICS

Explore the science of sound and learn about aural imaging with acoustics expert Adrian Jameson.


Sweet Dukebox, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
THINK UNIVERSE! WITH CAFÉ SCIENTIFIQUE AND BRIGHTON ASTRO

Join Dr Francisco Diego for a fascinating talk on the relevance of science to modern culture.


Sallis Benney Theatre, 6:00pm - 9:00pm (drop-in, talk from 7:00pm - 8:00pm)