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The events listed here run every weekday. However, depending on the numbers of visitors, we may run more (or fewer) workshops and the times may be changed.  These workshops usually last 35 to 50 minutes and are aimed at children between 6 and 12 (though all ages are welcome). 


Summer Holdidays 2014

Weekdays all summer
See dates below

Science of Sport Workshops at 11.00am and 2pm

Monday 28 July - Friday 1 August

Fire & Ice at 12 noon and 3.00pm
Join our hands-on workshop where you can learn about some hot and some very cool chemistry!

Monday 4 - Friday 8 August

Rocking with Rubbish at 12 noon and 3.00pm
Join the fun and make musical instruments our of household junk. See how well you can play!


Monday 11 - Friday 15 August

Shower Gel Shenanigans at 12 noon and 3.00pm
Come and find out what's in a shower gel, then make your own to take home, in our hands-on workshop!


Monday 18 - Friday 22 August

The Wonderful World of Waves at 12noon and 3.00pm
Discover all about the invisible world that cooks our food, broadcasts our TV and even allows us to see through skin!


Monday 25 - Friday 29 August

Explore Your Universe at 12noon and 3.00pm
Join us for a highly charged workshop exploring how light and electricity work - it could even make your hair stand on end!

We also have:-


The Molecule Treasure Trail

Hunt down the hidden molecules in our galleries, complete the form and hand it in at Reception for a chance to win a monthly prize
Free as part of your paid visit!


The Puzzle Room

- a room full of fun puzzles, games and problems to solve. Free as part of your paid visit!