Brighton Science Festival

Wind Turbine Workshop

Friday 22 February 2019

11.00am – 12.00pm, 12.30pm – 1.30pm

The Walrus
10 Ship Street
Brighton, BN1 1AD
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The Rampion Wind Farm is not the final word in wind technology. Better designs are possible. You could produce the next generation of turbines. Now is your chance to shine!

The challenge is to successfully power up the electrical equipment provided, beginning with an energy-lite buzzer, and ending with a power-hungry radio. As you can see from this amazing  VIDEO, there are a million ways to do it. So far we have experienced only five hundred. Come and learn about the clever ways we can tame the natural forces around us, and create the windmill of your mind.

We will be using hot glue guns, so please dress appropriately!


Dr Jonathan Hare is a multitalented physicist – star of Rough Science – whose Creative Science workshops travel all over the World.

Richard Robinson started the Science Festival to do just exactly this kind of thing.

Workshops last one hour. You can take your creation home with you.

£6 per child – accompanying adults free. Tickets available on the door, CASH ONLY.

Recommended age 7+. Under 7s may attend for free but not take part in the workshop. There will be other amusements for them.

11.00am – 12.00pm, 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Friday 22nd February

The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AD