The Leeds Festival of Science kicks off on 4 March 2017

There are events for everyone, whether scientist or not. Take a look at some of this year's highlights.

Engsonglopedia in action


The Festival runs from 4 to 31 March 2017 and, alongside the sold-out schools programme, the public programme offers events open to all, young and old.  

Highlights this year include:

Engsonglopedia of Science

A song about science for every letter of the alphabet, from atoms and Big Bang to Y-chromosomes and zoology. 
Saturday 11 March, Carriageworks Theatre, 7.30pm

Science Fair

Packed with interactive displays for all ages.
Saturday 18 March, Leeds City Museum, 11am - 4pm

Get Hands-on with keyhole surgery

Join the surgical training unit and have a go.  Plus find out what brain surgery is really like and how growing 'mini-brains' in a lab is helping our research.
Monday 27 March, St James's Hospital, 2 - 4pm

How to solve equations

Learn some of the strategies that mathematicians use, with Dr Vicky Neale from the University of Oxford.
Wednesday 29 March, on campus, 2.30 - 3.30pm

The Festival also encompasses Be Curious on Saturday 25 March.

To see the full list of Festival of Science events and for booking details, see the Festival website.

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