Leeds Festival of Science 2016

This year's festival, which runs from 5 to 23 March, is packed full of events which are open to all.

Leeds festival of science

Alongside a programme of events for schools, the public programme features exciting events for everyone. Highlights of the programme include: 

Thursday 10 March - Bright Club Leeds
The Fenton Pub, 7pm-late, £5 on the door.
Discover what happens when comedians, musicians, writers and academics come together for an evening of live entertainment.  

Saturday 12 March - Engineering Colouring Book!
Trinity Shopping Centre, all day from 9am.
Add your creativity to the world's largest colouring page - measuring 6 metres long and 2 metres wide.

Monday 14 March - Hands-on Tour of the Surgical Training Unit
St James's University Hospital, 1.30-3.30pm.
Have a go with keyhole surgery equipment on a plastic person. Suitable for adults only. 

Saturday 19 March - Be Curious Festival
Parkinson Builiding, University of Leeds, 10am-4pm.
An exciting, free and interactive event for everyone interested in health, well-being and the human body. 

For full details of these and other events, go to the Leeds Festival of Science Public Programme website.  

Keep up-to-date on Twitter by searching #LeedsFestivalofScience 

Image: Members of the public get hands on with the keyhole surgery event at last year's festival.  

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