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Festival of Science & Curiosity 2020

Various Locations, Nottingham
Photo credit - Ash Bird

About

Wednesday 12 - Wednesday 19 February 2020
Various Locations
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A week long festival which takes Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths out of the lab and into our everyday lives. The festival is about inviting the people of Nottingham to share not only what they know, but also what they would like to know; it’s about celebrating curiosity, asking questions and taking a leading role in finding out the answers.

Scroll down to see all events taking place as part of the festival.

More about the festival

Curious Communities

The festival is all about engaging new audiences with STEM, and so we go out into communities where there aren’t usually science activities on offer. We have a strong partnership with local libraries and run Fun Days, special challenges and talks for older people, reaching all 15 Nottingham city branch libraries in 2019. We also work with community groups and youth clubs to run targeted activities and projects.

Curious Lates

Nottingham’s got a great after-dark scene, so we run events for adult audiences, including talks, seminars and comedy nights to show how science is a part of our cultural live

How It Happens

After being organised as a collaborative but informal partnership across numerous organisations for five years, the Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity has now been established as a Company Limited by Guarantee, number 11842873, registered in England.

The is a proud member of the UK Science Festivals Network

Opening Times

Festival of Science & Curiosity 2020 (12 Feb 2020 - 19 Feb 2020)

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    Beloved by locals as a famous ‘meeting place’, Nottingham’s Left Lion is one of two stone…

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  2. Bromley House Library

    Bromley House Library, founded 1816, is a flourishing independent lending library…

    0.06 miles away
  3. Nottingham Council House

    It takes a building of some distinction to stand out in a city as rich in beautiful and…

    0.07 miles away
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    A focal point for residents and visitors, Old Market Square is where friends meet,…

    0.07 miles away
  2. Nottingham Line of Light Art Installation

    ‘Line of Light’, created by artist Jo Fairfax, projects five-word poems by writers…

    0.07 miles away
  3. Brian Clough statue

    The Brian Clough statue stands proudly in Nottingham city centre just off Old Market…

    0.07 miles away
  4. Little John - the bell

    Listen to the chimes of Little John.

    0.07 miles away
  5. Pieminister Escape Rooms

    Come and explore Pieminister’s Escape Rooms. Avoid being baked in a pie by The Demon…

    0.1 miles away
  6. The Lost City Adventure Golf

    Start your epic adventure at The Lost City Adventure Golf in The Cornerhouse!

    0.11 miles away
  7. Weavers of Nottingham

    Weavers hold a number of themed tasting events throughout the year. Good fun, informative…

    0.14 miles away
  8. Fun Station

    Fun Station is a vibrant family entertainment centre at The Cornerhouse, full of…

    0.14 miles away
  9. Logiclock

    Logiclock is an entertaining puzzle-based live escape game, designed for small groups of…

    0.16 miles away
  10. J.M. Barrie Plaque

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    0.16 miles away
  11. Escapologic

    Thrills, suspense, mystery and horror await in our incredible rooms! Every locked door in…

    0.16 miles away
  12. Robin Hood Stories and Boardgame Museum

    Ludorati is the only boardgame Café in the world that hosts a pop-up Robin Hood boardgame…

    0.19 miles away
  13. Ludorati Game Centre and Escape Rooms

    Fun, fun, fun here at Ludorati - one of the world’s premier boardgame cafes which also…

    0.19 miles away
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