Manchester Science Festival

Manchester Science Festival

18 - 28 October 2018

Manchester Science Festival

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  1. Add Clod Ensemble’s Placebo to your Itinerary

    Salford

    Seven dancers and an audience. A room full of expectation, suggestion and infectious rhythm. What is fake? What is real? What is movement and what is medicine? Be enthralled by this beguiling, bewitching and thought-provoking dance show, one that...

    Venue

    The Lowry, SALFORD

    Dates

    From:
    11 Oct 2018to13 Oct 2018Open 20:00 - 21:00

    Indicative Availability

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  2. Add Man on the Moon to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Journey through space and time in this moving performance fuelled by love, fear and Afrofuturism. Writer Keisha Thompson paints us a poignant, autobiographical picture of fatherhood, creating a compelling protagonist out of her own experiences, one...

    Dates

    From:
    16 Oct 2018to19 Oct 2018

    Indicative Availability

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  3. Add Seven Thousand Feet to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Marvel at the sight of seven thousand socks hanging high, as artist Christine Wilcox-Baker socks it to diabetes with an epic installation. Every year, over seven thousand lower limbs are amputated in the UK due to diabetes and this giant artwork...

    Venue

    Central Library, MANCHESTER

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2018to14 Nov 2018Various Opening Times
  4. Add Touch the Stars to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Astro-nut and Festival science communicator-in-residence, Matthew Allen, invites you to reach out and touch the stars with his multi-sensory workshop that will show that the universe really is open to everyone. Get to grips with tactile images of...

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2018to19 Oct 2018
  5. Add You have Been Upgraded to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Welcome to the world of tomorrow where fantastical start-up firm Unlimited Enhancement Technologies will help you upgrade your operating system and indulge your inner Iron Man. Test the limits of human enhancement by checking out high-tech...

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2018Open 19:30 - 22:00

    Indicative Availability

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  6. Add Electricity: The Spark of Life to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Electricity is a powerful force of nature, spectacular and thrilling. For centuries, humans battled to harness and control it. Today electricity is central to our existence. We use it without thinking about it and only notice it when it isn’t there.

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2018to28 Apr 2019
  7. Add Distortions in Spacetime to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    What would it feel like to step into a black hole? Prepare to be stretched, squashed and spaghettified as a spacetime singularity pops up in the 1830 Warehouse. Distortions in Spacetime is the latest sensory creation by cutting-edge audiovisual...

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2018to28 Oct 2018
  8. Add Scored in Silence to your Itinerary

    MANCHESTER

    The atomic bombs that fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki changed the world and Japanese deaf artist Chisato Minamimura wants to share how they changed people. Prepare to be mesmerised as Chisato’s performance triggers visuals, sound and vibration,...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2018to20 Oct 2018

    Indicative Availability

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  9. Add Lightning Strikes to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Danger, danger: high voltage! The air will crackle, your hair will stand on end and sparks will fly in this electrifying tour of Manchester’s High Voltage Test Lab. Explore the machinery of the laboratory, find out more about the mysterious salt fog...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018
  10. Add Mirror Pillar to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Take a peek into the mirror universe. Look at any of these artworks directly and you’ll see a complete mess, but glance through the Mirror Pillar, and all will be suddenly revealed. As the mirror bends, bounces and contorts light, you’ll see the...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018to23 Oct 2018
  11. Add Seeing Sound: A Chromesthesia Concert to your Itinerary

    MANCHESTER

    Ever wanted to taste colour? Or feel a smell? Or see music? This chromesthesia concert is for you. Based on the very real medical condition of sensory wires in the brain getting muddled, experience how technology can render this phenomenon in real...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018Open 18:00 - 18:45
  12. Add Power Playground to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Generate a whole lot of energy at our action packed weekend. Discover environmentally friendly future fuel cells and fire them up to snap a selfie with a thermal camera. See what the future holds and explore a virtual wind farm using drones, make...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018to21 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  13. Add Live and Let Dye to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Grab a fistful of your favourite flowers or leaves and come away with a lot more than green fingers. Colour, hue, iridescence and pigmentation are all on show in this hands-on dyeing workshop. Discover how to experiment with natural colours, create...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018

    Indicative Availability

    Book Live and Let Dye Online (opens in a new window)

  14. Add GameLab to your Itinerary

    Salford

    GameLab is back for another weekend of puzzles, problem-solving and experimental gaming. Play around with everything from virtual reality to eSport, have a go at coding drones and see first-hand how cutting-edge research in science, tech and media...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018to21 Oct 2018Open 11:00 - 17:00
  15. Add Jon Ronson’s Psychopath Afternoon to your Itinerary

    Salford

    Pull back the shower curtain on an afternoon full of psychopaths. Author Jon Ronson presents this fascinating, disturbing matinee show, recounting the funny, terrifying and utterly mad events that led to the creation of his bestselling book The...

    Venue

    The Lowry, SALFORD

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018Open 15:00 - 17:05

    Indicative Availability

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  16. Add Book Shambles Live to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Join The Science and Industry Museum for a specially commissioned live edition of acclaimed podcast Robin and Josie’s Book Shambles. This time, Robin Ince will be joined by guest co-host neuroscientist Professor Sophie Scott and special guest,...

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2018Open 19:00 - 21:00

    Indicative Availability

    Book Book Shambles Live Online (opens in a new window)

  17. Add Deep Ocean Lab with Greg Foot to your Itinerary

    Salford

    Time to get deep. No, deeper. Deeper even than that. So deep the blue turns to black… Join Blue Peter science guy and intrepid explorer Greg Foot as he tells the fascinating story of his underwater adventure with a group of scientists exploring one...

    Venue

    The Lowry, SALFORD

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2018Open 14:00 - 14:45

    Indicative Availability

    Book Deep Ocean Lab with Greg Foot Online (opens in a new window)

  18. Add The Prestige to your Itinerary

    Chesire

    Abracadabra, it’s curtains up for this combo of theatre, magic tricks and the inspiring ideas of the legendary inventor Nikola Tesla. Director Christopher Nolan conjures up the story of two magicians, whose intense rivalry leads them on a life long...

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2018

    Indicative Availability

    Book The Prestige Online (opens in a new window)

  19. Add In Conversation: Plastics Action to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Plastic is filling our world – and it’s something many of us want to change. In this special in conversation event, part of the BBC’s Plastics Watch initiative, Professor Mark Miodownik from University College London and BBC Radio 4’s Paddy...

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2018Open 19:00 - 20:15

    Indicative Availability

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  20. Add Power: Late to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Get switched on to our super-charged adults-only evening of electrifying fun. Experiment with the weird and wonderful things you can do with electricity, like making lightbulbs work without plugging them into anything. Mess around with our miniature...

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2018Open 19:00 - 22:00

    Indicative Availability

    Book Power: Late Online (opens in a new window)

  21. Add City Sound Walks to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    Imagine hearing the tones, beats and rhythms of a city generated from ambient and electrical lighting, urban light design, flashing lamp posts and passing cars. Tune up your portable Noise Machine synthesizer and join the outdoor orchestra as we...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2018to27 Oct 2018

    Indicative Availability

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