Brighton Science Festival

Events - Saturday 17 February

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)
JUNIOR STEM MASTERCLASS

Take a STEM journey into the unknown with VR headsets, Lego robots and a dash of magical science.


Brighton and Hove Prep School, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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
WHITE HEAT

A day of games, talks, discussions, workshops … and TRULY BRAIN-BLASTING, OUT-OF-BODY ILLUSIONS!


Sallis Benney Theatre, 10:30am - 5:00pm
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
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)
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
BRIGHTON ASTRO: BEACH HUT ASTRONOMY

Want to know more about stargazing? Here’s your chance for a spot of seaside astronomy.


Beach Hut 282, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
GEMMA ARROWSMITH: EARTHLING

Sketch show about the NASA Voyager probes and the alien lifeforms that discover them.


Komedia Studio, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
STAMMERING AND CREATIVITY

Acceptance is the key to living with this condition. This talk is presented with a dash of glitz and humour, with audience Q&A throughout.


Sweet Dukebox, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
DEAD TALKS VS STAND-UP PHILOSOPHY

Science and history meet comedy and philosophy for a tête-à-tête in this mind-blowing double header.


Sallis Benney Theatre, 7:30pm - 9:00pm