Brighton Science Festival


Sunday 11 February 2018

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Sallis Benney Theatre
58-67 Grand Parade
Brighton, BN2 0JY
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A stellar show for kids and parents about the science behind space exploration. Which planet is hottest? Which would float in a swimming pool? Which is the most studied? And just how much space is in space? This is a live show full of experiments you can recreate at home. Find out about what you can see if you only look up!

Simon Watt is a biologist, writer, science communicator, comedian and TV presenter. He runs ‘Ready Steady Science’, a science communication company committed to making information interesting that takes science-based performances into schools, museums, theatres and festivals.

He runs the ‘Ugly Animal Preservation Society’, which is a comedy night with a conservation twist. It went on to find global fame/notoriety when it teamed up with the National Science and Engineering Competition to host an online campaign resulting in the election of the blobfish as the ugliest animal on the planet.

He is the co-creator and host of the new science panel show podcast, Level Up Human.

His new book, The Ugly Animals: We Can’t All be Pandas, is out now. He has also written dozens of articles for national newspapers and websites including The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, the Daily Mirror and the New York Daily News.

He is a regular contributor to TV, radio and web and is perhaps best known as a presenter on the BAFTA-winning documentary series ‘Inside Nature’s Giants’ and the Channel 4 special ‘The Elephant: Life After Death’.

Ages 7+

£6 (£3 concessions)