Brighton Science Festival

Boo! The Spooky Science at Bellerbys

Boo! The Spooky Science at Bellerbys

Get ready to explore the mysteries of Halloween! Student-led demonstrations and hands-on activities during Spooky Science at Bellerbys! Don’t miss our Halloween Party with a science twist!


Bellerbys College, 11am-1pm

Genius Brighton: FAKE NEWS! An Introduction to Critical Thinking

Genius Brighton: FAKE NEWS! An Introduction to Critical Thinking

Learn how to spot fake news, pseudoscience, conspiracy theories and logical fallacies in this fun 2 hour introduction to critical thinking.


Middle Street Primary School, 9am-11am, 11.45am-1.45pm, 2pm-4pm

Happy Halloween at Brighton Open Market

Happy Halloween at Brighton Open Market

A drop-in day of wicked workshops and spooky storytelling with fancy dress and tricky treats!


Open Market, 1pm-4pm

Evolve Or Die!

Evolve Or Die!

Evolution meets Halloween


Middle Street Primary School, 11am-12.30pm, 1pm-2.30pm

Rocket Factory

Rocket Factory

This is your chance to design, build and fly your very own rocket on Brighton beach!


British Airways i360, 11am-12:30pm, 1pm-2:30pm, 3pm-4:30pm

Orchestra Of Objects

Orchestra Of Objects

A fun and structured hands-on playing and making workshop using giant percussion instruments and sound sculptures as a music ensemble.


Middle Street Primary School, 10am, 11.15am, 12.30pm, 2.15pm, 4pm

Rocket Factory

Rocket Factory

This is your chance to design, build and fly your very own rocket on Brighton beach!


British Airways i360, 11am-12:30pm, 1pm-2:30pm, 3pm-4:30pm

LEVERS & LINKAGES: Cutlery Creations

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LEVERS & LINKAGES: Cutlery Creations

What is a lever? How can a lever help make your life easier and what happens when you join several levers together? All these questions and more will be answered during this fun workshop.


Middle Street Primary School, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Bubble Brain Workshop

Bubble Brain Workshop

A must-do half-term workshop for big and small kids featuring smoke bubbles, bubble carousels, bubbles that defy the laws of maths!


Middle Street Primary School, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm

Matchbox Mechanicals: CAMS & LINKAGES

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Matchbox Mechanicals: CAMS & LINKAGES

After exploring how cams and linkages work you will use your discoveries to build a matchbox sized model which turns rotary motion into linear motion, before decorating it using scrap & recycled materials.


Middle Street Primary School, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Pocket Science Funfair

Pocket Science Funfair

All the fun of the fair, plus all the buzz of science. Use the fundamental forces of the Universe to bring a lavatory roll to life! Learn how to Splat That Rat! Build an Incredible Machine! Shrink the kids!


British Airways i360, 11am-5pm

Matchbox Mechanicals: CAMS & LINKAGES

Motorised Monsters | Brighton Science Festival
Matchbox Mechanicals: CAMS & LINKAGES

After exploring how cams and linkages work you will use your discoveries to build a matchbox sized model which turns rotary motion into linear motion, before decorating it using scrap & recycled materials.


Middle Street Primary School, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Pocket Science Funfair

Pocket Science Funfair

All the fun of the fair, plus all the buzz of science. Use the fundamental forces of the Universe to bring a lavatory roll to life! Learn how to Splat That Rat! Build an Incredible Machine! Shrink the kids!


British Airways i360, 11am-5pm

Genius Brighton: An introduction to Hacking with Python and Minecraft

Genius Brighton: An introduction to Hacking with Python and Minecraft

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


Middle Street Primary School,

Pocket Science Funfair

Pocket Science Funfair

All the fun of the fair, plus all the buzz of science. Use the fundamental forces of the Universe to bring a lavatory roll to life! Learn how to Splat That Rat! Build an Incredible Machine! Shrink the kids!


British Airways i360, 11am-5pm

Crafty Hallowe’en Workshops

Crafty Hallowe’en Workshops

Have fun making Halloween masks and decorations. Create unique disguises and creepy decorations just in time for an evening of trick or treating!


Hove Museum and Art Gallery, 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm

World of Food – School Holiday Cooking

World of Food - School Holiday Cooking

Learn classic cookery skills and virtually travel the world in this hands-on culinary workshop.


The Community Kitchen, 9am-11am, 12pm-2pm, 3pm-5pm

World of Food – School Holiday Cooking

World of Food - School Holiday Cooking

Learn classic cookery skills and virtually travel the world in this hands-on culinary workshop.


The Community Kitchen, 9am-11am, 12pm-2pm, 3pm-5pm

World of Food – School Holiday Cooking

World of Food - School Holiday Cooking

Learn classic cookery skills and virtually travel the world in this hands-on culinary workshop.


The Community Kitchen, 9am-11am, 12pm-2pm, 3pm-5pm

World of Food – School Holiday Cooking

World of Food - School Holiday Cooking

Learn classic cookery skills and virtually travel the world in this hands-on culinary workshop.


The Community Kitchen, 9am-11am, 12pm-2pm, 3pm-5pm

World of Food – School Holiday Cooking

World of Food - School Holiday Cooking

Learn classic cookery skills and virtually travel the world in this hands-on culinary workshop.


The Community Kitchen, 9am-11am, 12pm-2pm, 3pm-5pm

Float like a Hovercraft!

Float like a Hovercraft!

Create your own hovercraft by recycling household favourites!


Brighton Toy and Model Museum, 2pm-4pm

The Detective Project

The Detective Project

Can you be a detective and help us crack the case? A challenging and fun workshop based around a crime scene investigation.


Middle Street Primary School, 9.30am, 10.45am, 12.30pm, 1.45pm, 3pm

Spooky Science

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Spooky Science

Demonstrations by science showman Ian B Dunne, putting the fizz into Physics, the mystery into Chemistry, the yuck into Biology and making Maths count.


The Brighthelm Centre, 11:30am-12:30pm, 2pm-3pm

Genius Brighton: An introduction to Hacking with Python and Minecraft

Genius Brighton: An introduction to Hacking with Python and Minecraft

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


Middle Street Primary School, 09:30am - 11:30am, 11:45am - 1:45pm, 2:00pm - 4:00pm