Daily activities: A Better World is Possible

What could a better world look like? And what do we need to do to get there? 

At a time when science has never been more important, activities in our spaces are all about the prospect of a better tomorrow. 

The activities below are free with your day ticket. They don't need to be booked, but as each activity has limited capacity, please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

You can also add a Planetarium show to your visit. Booking is essential, so don't forget to add tickets to your basket along with your day tickets.

Whilst we're doing all we can to provide activities as listed, the timings below are subject to change. Please check when you arrive at the venue.



22 May - 1 Sep

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Summer holiday activities, 21 July - 1 September


Daily activities:

11.00am daily (excluding 7-15 August): Robot Revolution (Open City Lab, Level 0) - limited capacity, so please sign-up on the sheet just outside Open City Lab if you'd like to take part.

2:00pm daily: The A-Z of Secrecy (Theatre of Curiosity, Level 0)

When possible, we're also running a rainbows craft activity and storytelling for under 8s. Please check timings when you arrive at the venue and listen out for tannoy announcements.


Drop in/All day:

The COVID-19 Diaries (The Box, Level 0)

Sleep Well (The Tinkering Space, Level 1) - What is the secret to good sleep? Find out about sleep research and contribute your own sleep stories to our giant dream cloud.

Representing: STEM Heroines and Heroes (The Den, Level 1) - Contribute your own personal heroines and heroes from the world of science to our hall of fame. 



Special event: Digital Health Week, 7 - 15 August

Take part in a series of special events which explores how digital technology can help us live healthier lives.

Where: Open City Lab, Level 0

When: 7-15 August only. 10.30am -12pm and 1.30pm - 3pm daily, drop-in sessions.


Image credits: Dan Watkiss, Lisa Whiting  


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