Award Lecture winners at British Science Festival 2023
17 of the UK’s best scientific minds announced as Scientific Section Presidents
University of Exeter to host British Science Festival 2023
Introducing Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, President-Elect
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Festival Highlights 2022
Take a journey of exploration at The Compass: a unique spectacle of story, sound and light.
Leicester Museum and Art Gallery takeover
Join us as we take over Leicester Museum and Art Gallery after closing time for an exciting evening of hands-on activities, talks and pop-up stalls!
LCB Depot takeover
Start your weekend in style as we take over LCB Depot to showcase where science and creativity come together. From poetry, music and improv, to upcycling, gaming and an escape room experience, expect a fun-filled Friday night!
Saturday city takeover
Take a break from your shopping to enjoy a virtual reality tour of the lungs, paint with metal salts, see the technology used to explore Mars, and much, much more.
Hear from scientists working at the cutting-edge of research and innovation.
Put your yoga skills to the test on a paddleboard, get hands-on with some fossils, or create your own 3-D printed designs - there are plenty of activities for you to enjoy at this year's Festival!
Mind-bending body illusions, audio-visual artwork and music created by code - try your hand at some of these experiences not to be missed!