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Science Festival

Science Festival

Welcome to Royal Holloway Science Festival. We have run our hugely popular annual Science Open Day for over 25 years, celebrating science and attracting large audiences each year.

Save the Date: We are planning our next Royal Holloway Science Festival for Saturday 15 June 2024, 10am - 4pm!

At Royal Holloway, we have a thriving science community with world-class pioneering research across the spectrum of science, and it's important for us to engage the next generation in these subjects and make it fun.

Each year we invite you to join us for a day of interactive displays and talks from, and for, people with a passion for science and technology.

We'll be updating this page with more programme details soon.

Highlights from our festival last year:

Our 2023 Royal Holloway Science Festival took place on Saturday 27 May.

What a day we had to discover and be inspired by the wonder of science!

Special guests included talks from TV maths champion and author, Bobby Seagull on the magic of numbers, along with the popular Wiggly Wildshow, Birds of Prey and the Gauge One Model Railway Association Surrey with their miniature steam trains.

The programme also included a range of things to see and do to explore science from across our science departments, with a treasure trail for younger visitors to complete their Science Passport. Thanks to all our visitors for joining us.

Royal Holloway Science Festival Programme 2023 (PDF)

Watch some film highlights from 2023:

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