Science in our lives – What to expect from Sidmouth Science Festival 2019?

Sidmouth Science Festival. Andy McMurray from the National Space Academy shows St John's Internation

Sidmouth Science Festival. Andy McMurray from the National Space Academy shows St John's International School pupils how to make a comet. Ref shs 1889-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton - Credit: Archant

Novice scientists of all ages are being encouraged to get involved with a range events during this year’s Sidmouth Science Festival.

The festival's theme 'science in our lives' will feature activities that reflect the importance of STEM subjects and impact on daily lives.

It is the eighth science festival since the event was launched in 2012.

Once again free talks, walks, workshops and entertainment are planned throughout Sidmouth until Sunday, October 13.

The festival starts on Saturday (October 5) with a Fun Palace event at Sidmouth Library and two talks at Kennaway House.


You may also want to watch:


Ecologist Louise Wolley will lead a bat catching session through the Byes from 5.30pm.

On Sunday, the festival will host an Emergency Services Day where visitors can see the lifeboat, fire engine and coastguard from 10am outside the sailing club.

Most Read

Visit www.sidmouthscience festival.org/ for details of the full line-up.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus