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Royal Holloway Science Festival

Measuring up the Real Ice Age, geographers explained the causes of an ice age and its impact on the natural world.                   






Wizard Lab
Super Science Saturday
Lego robots


Alternative Village Fete


10 March 2018, 10am-4pm

Science exploration and discovery

Royal Holloway’s annual science festival is back again this Spring to coincide with British Science Week 2018.

A packed programme is shaping up, culminating in our Discover Science Day. Here are just a few of the things to watch out for on the day:

  • Royal Institution lectures on Explosive Food and Feel the Power
  • A talk on the Bloodhound SSC, a unique, project to design and build a car that will set a new world land speed record
  • The Ugly Animal Roadshow  by conservation comedian and biologist, Dr Simon Watt.
  • Talks on Engineering Vocal Sounds and Big Bang Physics 
  • Wild Science – hands-on workshops with Mini-Beasts
  • Live Steam Trains – miniature railway exhibition by the Gauge 1 Model Railway Association
  • Discover the Stars at an indoor Planetarium
  • Bletchley Park Enigma exhibition

All activities are free and all ages are welcome.

No advanced booking is required*, just turn up and be inspired by the wonders of science. 

*Some events will be ticketed on the day to help manage seating capacity in certain venues

Join us to discover some of the amazing science research we do at our campus in Egham, Surrey.

NEW: Coming by train? A free shuttle bus will run between Egham station and our campus for Science Festival visitors from 9.30am onwards - check bus timetable here



Check out all the activities that will be taking place in 2018

Location maps and travel advice for getting to our campus in Egham, Surrey

Photo highlights


Check out the highlights from our Discover Science Day 2015

Video highlights


Watch our video showcasing some of the highlights from past years

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