Public Day programme

Inspire the next generation of scientists, mathematicians and engineers. Discover a whole range of activities to get involved in at Lancashire Science Festival.

Download a PDF programme here
  • Drop-In

    We have a number of drop-in sessions running on our Public Day on Saturday 20 May 2023.
  • Show

    We have unmissable shows taking place at Lancashire Science Festival, discover the wonder of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Walkabout

    Discover hands-on activities, exciting experiments and wonderful workshops at Lancashire Science Festival.
  • Workshop

    We have a selection of pre-bookable workshops taking place during our Public Day.
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    3D Printing the Future

    Come and see the future of engineering manufacturing and design. We will be demonstrating a range of 3D printing.

    Engineering and Innovation Centre Building, Second Floor, Room 211 (EIC211)

    9.00am - 4.00pm

    All ages

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    Air - How do we know it's there?

    Dr Sarah Bearchell takes you on a multisensory journey to touch, hear, see, smell and taste the air around us. We’ll be gathering the proof that air is there!

    Lecture Theatre 2, First Floor, Adelphi Building (ABLT2)

    10.30am - 11.30am, 12 noon- 1.00pm, 1.30pm - 2.30pm

    Aged 4+

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    Airbags, Clothes and Chemistry

    Chemistry is at the centre of all twenty first century advancements but is so engrained within society it mostly goes unnoticed.

    Foster Building, Mitchell and Kenyon Cinema Room (M&K)

    12 noon - 1.00pm

    Aged 11+

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    All Things Nursing

    Come and meet our nursing team for some fun activities.

    Greenbank Building, Ground Floor, Room 001 (GR001) and Greenbank Building, First Floor, Room 102B (GR102B)

    9.00am - 4.00pm

    All ages

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    Apollo 13: Lucky for Some?

    Travel back in time with Dr Kevin Bowman to investigate one of the greatest rescue missions ever attempted in the history of mankind.

    Darwin Building, Ground Floor, Darwin Lecture Theatre (DBLT)

    1.30pm - 2.30pm

    Aged 6+

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    Become a Paramedic

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a paramedic? Now you can find out!

    Booking essential

    Greenbank Building, First Floor, Room 109 (GR109)

    10.15am - 11.15am, 11.45am - 12.45pm, 1.30pm - 2.30pm and 3.00pm - 4.00pm

    Aged 11+