Glasgow Science Festival

Glasgow Science Festival is back with a fresh batch of science-fuelled fun for adults and weans alike. Explore the world through talks, walks, art, film, experiments and even yoga!

Glasgow Science Festival

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Glasgow Science Festival is back this 7-17 June 2018 with a fresh batch of science-fuelled fun for adults and weans alike. Explore the world through talks, walks, art, film, experiments and even yoga!

Don’t miss our action-packed family weekends.

We’ll be popping up in venues across the City. Find us at the Riverside, Kelvingrove, St Enoch Centre, Botanic Gardens, Wasp Studios, pubs, universities, community hubs and more.

Most events are FREE!

Upcoming Events at Glasgow Science Festival

Wings to War Exhibition

Wings to War Exhibition

28th March 2018 - 3rd July 2018
The University of Glasgow commemorates the centenary of the Royal Air Force by highlighting the story of the true but often forgotten father of the service.
Glasgow Science Festival: The Science of Flight

Glasgow Science Festival: The Science of Flight

7th June 2018
Discover Glasgow's contributions to aeronautics over the last century, since University of Glasgow alumnus Sir David Henderson founded the RAF in 1918.
Glasgow Science Festival: Future Memories - Glasgow Re-imagines Dementia

Glasgow Science Festival: Future Memories - Glasgow Re-imagines Dementia

7th June 2018
Join Glasgow's Dementia scientists for discussion and activities at Glasgow Women's Library as part of this year's Glasgow Science Festival.
Glasgow Science Festival: Consumer Trends in Fashion and Lifestyles - Sustainability, Gender Neutrality & Social Media

Glasgow Science Festival: Consumer Trends in Fashion and Lifestyles - Sustainability, Gender Neutrality & Social Media

7th June 2018 - 10th June 2018
Glasgow Science Festival: This exhibition at Cass Art will showcase research on current consumer trends, including gender-neutral fashion collections and sustainable lifestyle projects.
Glasgow Science Festival: The Lives of Engineers

Glasgow Science Festival: The Lives of Engineers

7th June 2018
The Lives of Engineers at Glasgow Science Festival is a lively talk event exploring some remarkable engineers (mostly women) from the early to mid-twentieth century.
Glasgow Science Festival: Explore Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Festival: Explore Glasgow Science Centre

7th June 2018 - 17th June 2018
Discover three floors of interactive exhibits, games, illusions and shows at Glasgow Science Centre during this year's Glasgow Science Festival!
Glasgow Science Festival: RE:search

Glasgow Science Festival: RE:search

7th June 2018 - 15th June 2018
RE:search is an exhibition which incorporates themes from astro-physics, earth-sciences, waves, evolution, quantum theory and the processes of scientific methodology.
Glasgow Science Festival: Science in the Spotlight at UWS

Glasgow Science Festival: Science in the Spotlight at UWS

7th June 2018
Explore the latest in science and sport science at UWS and engage your curiosity and imagination as part of this year's Glasgow Science Festival!
Glasgow Science Festival: The Goodall Symposium - 70 years of the NHS

Glasgow Science Festival: The Goodall Symposium - 70 years of the NHS

7th June 2018
Join the RCPS for their annual Goodall Symposium which this year celebrates 70 years of the NHS and explores major health developments to emerge from Glasgow!
Glasgow Science Festival: Dr Baker’s Geek Walk

Glasgow Science Festival: Dr Baker’s Geek Walk

8th June 2018
Glasgow Science Festival: Join Dr Baker for a free guided walk around the city centre that will open your eyes to Glasgow's industrial past!
Glasgow Science Festival: Black-hole Hunters - Behind the Scenes

Glasgow Science Festival: Black-hole Hunters - Behind the Scenes

8th June 2018
Join researchers from the University of Glasgow as they share their findings on gravitational waves emitted from black holes and neutron stars!
Glasgow Science Festival Imagines at Riverside

Glasgow Science Festival Imagines at Riverside

9th June 2018
Make slime, sludge, lava lamps and more importantly a big mess all in the name of science when Glasgow Science Festival takes over Riverside Museum!
Science on the Streets - Cathedral and Necropolis Tour

Science on the Streets - Cathedral and Necropolis Tour

9th June 2018
Glasgow Science Festival: Discover the revolutionary advancements in science and medicine on this walking tour!
Glasgow Science Festival: Monumental Exhibition

Glasgow Science Festival: Monumental Exhibition

9th June 2018 - 17th June 2018
Visit the Glasgow Science Festival's 'Monumental' exhibition as it pops up in the Riverside Museum and discover inspirational Women in STEM from Scotland's past!
Glasgow Science Festival: A Better People - Glasgow’s Public Health Films

Glasgow Science Festival: A Better People - Glasgow’s Public Health Films

9th June 2018
Scotland's Moving Image Archive presents a programme of films that imagine a healthier future for Glasgow as part of this year's Glasgow Science Festival.
Science on the Streets - City Centre

Science on the Streets - City Centre

9th June 2018
Glasgow Science Festival: This free walking tour will explore the history of science and technology in Glasgow!
Glasgow Science Festival: Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland - Current Research, Future Challenges

Glasgow Science Festival: Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland - Current Research, Future Challenges

9th June 2018
World experts and young researchers discuss what we know and what we need to find out about Scotland's amphibians and reptiles and the conservation threats they face.
Glasgow Science Festival: The Plant Doctors

Glasgow Science Festival: The Plant Doctors

9th June 2018
The Plant Doctors will see you now... did you know that plants get sick? Join The British Society for Plant Pathology in the Botanic Gardens!
Glasgow Science Festival at Kinning Park

Glasgow Science Festival at Kinning Park

10th June 2018
Join staff and students from the University of Glasgow as they bring fun, hands-on science to Kinning Park Complex as part of this year's Glasgow Science Festival!
Science Sunday at the University of Glasgow

Science Sunday at the University of Glasgow

10th June 2018
Glasgow Science Festival: Science Sunday at the University of Glasgow returns with a fantastic array of family-friendly activities to entertain and enlighten!
Glasgow Science Festival: Navigating Medical Crises

Glasgow Science Festival: Navigating Medical Crises

11th June 2018 - 12th June 2018
Join leading hospital consultants for this two-hour seminar, in which you'll explore how to process the dilemmas and tensions of a medical crisis.
Glasgow Science Festival: Trickery of Movement

Glasgow Science Festival: Trickery of Movement

12th June 2018 - 13th June 2018
Take a trip into the Glasgow Museums store at Kelvin Hall and have a go at making some simple animations as part of this year's Glasgow Science Festival!
Glasgow Science Festival: Yoga, Mindfulness & Mental Wellbeing

Glasgow Science Festival: Yoga, Mindfulness & Mental Wellbeing

12th June 2018
Join a workshop in either yoga, mindfulness or sleep, followed by a panel discussion to discuss the benefits of physical interventions and music on mental wellbeing.
The Pure Random Science Show

The Pure Random Science Show

12th June 2018 - 13th June 2018
Glasgow Science Festival: The Pure Random Science Show returns to Glasgow Science Centre on June 12th & 13th!
Glasgow Science Festival: Explore the Past and Future with Natural History Collections

Glasgow Science Festival: Explore the Past and Future with Natural History Collections

12th June 2018
Come on a tour at GMRC and see what the museum's natural history collections tell us about the Glasgow area's past!
Glasgow Science Festival: My Favourite Drug

Glasgow Science Festival: My Favourite Drug

13th June 2018
In this interactive lecture as part of the Glasgow Science Festival, experts from four universities make the case for their own favourite pharmacological compound.
Glasgow Science Festival: Discover New Worlds Through Creative Writing

Glasgow Science Festival: Discover New Worlds Through Creative Writing

13th June 2018
Science fiction author Oliver Langmead and award-winning writer Ruth EJ Booth lead this creative writing workshop as part of this year's Glasgow Science Festival!
Glasgow Science Festival: A Custom Job on Cancer

Glasgow Science Festival: A Custom Job on Cancer

14th June 2018
Come and hear talks and a Q&A with scientists and clinicians at the heart of this herculean effort to improve the lives of pancreatic cancer patients.
Glasgow Science Festival: Two Marys

Glasgow Science Festival: Two Marys

14th June 2018
Meet the Marys who shaped the political and scientific life of Glasgow through this lecture at Glasgow Caledonian University as part of this year's Glasgow Science Festival!
Glasgow Science Festival: Curiosity Live

Glasgow Science Festival: Curiosity Live

15th June 2018 - 17th June 2018
Try some hands-on demos and explore the world-leading innovation that Glasgow and the UK has to offer at Curiosity Live as part of this year's Glasgow Science Festival!
Glasgow Science Festival: Hidden Figures

Glasgow Science Festival: Hidden Figures

15th June 2018
Join us for a screening of the critically-acclaimed film Hidden Figures, followed by a panel discussion to explore the issues raised!
Glasgow Science Festival: Perception, Imagination, and Illusion

Glasgow Science Festival: Perception, Imagination, and Illusion

15th June 2018 - 16th June 2018
Come experience hallucinations, illusions and virtual reality environments to learn more about the wonders of your mind at St. Enoch Centre as part of this year's Glasgow Science Festival!
Glasgow Science Festival: Boozy Science: Bubbles and Fizz

Glasgow Science Festival: Boozy Science: Bubbles and Fizz

15th June 2018
What's the science behind your Friday night glass of fizz? Join Glasgow Science Festival in partnership with Oddbins to learn about (and taste!) a variety of bubbly beverages!
Glasgow Science Festival Imagines at Kelvingrove

Glasgow Science Festival Imagines at Kelvingrove

16th June 2018 - 17th June 2018
Glasgow Science Festival takes over the Kelvingrove Museum for a weekend of fun and inspiration on June 16th & 17th!
Glasgow Science Festival at Kinning Park

Glasgow Science Festival at Kinning Park

17th June 2018
Join staff and students from the University of Glasgow as they bring fun, hands-on science to Kinning Park Complex as part of this year's Glasgow Science Festival!

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