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Science Festival

As part of the Cambridge Science Festival, the Cavendish Laboratory is hosting a series of lectures and drop-in sessions between 1 and 5pm on Saturday 25th March.  Details can be found below and seats for ticketed events can be booked using the links.  Note that every event, excluding the Planetarium and Escape Room, will have some seating available on a "first-come, first-served" basis on the day.

All events will take place at the Cavendish Laboratory, directions to which can be found here.  The entrance for the day is via the Pippard foyer, on the south of the Bragg building, and will be signposted.





Target Audience Age


Lecture: "Shedding Light on Cancer" 13:00 - 13:45 Pippard Lecture Theatre 16+ Book here
Lecture: "Vacuum Bazookas and Custard Fireballs" 14:30 - 15:15 Pippard Lecture Theatre 8+ Book here
Lecture: "Why Physics - How Can I Help My Child?" 15:45 - 16:30 Pippard Lecture Theatre Parents / Adults Book Here

Lectures: "3 Minute Wonder"

14:30 - 15:15 Small Lecture Theatre 14+ Book Here
Lecture: "Seeing the Unseeable" 15:45 - 16:30 Small Lecture Theatre 7+ Book Here
CPD: "Using Isaac Physics in Your A-Level Teaching" 15:30 - 16:30 MCS Computer Room Teachers Book Here
Drop-in: "Physics Problem Solving with Isaac Physics" 13:00 - 17:00 Multi-purpose Room (155A) 14+ Drop-in Session
Activity: "Escape the Lab" 13:00 - 17:00 179 - Undergraduate Laboratory Office 14+ Booked via SciFest
Activity: "Planetarium (Pre-booked)" 13:15 - 16:15 IA Laboratory All Ages Book Here
Activity: "Planetarium (Unreserved)" 16:30 - 16:55 IA Laboratory All Ages 70 Spaces
Activity: "Anti-gravity Box" 13:00 - 17:00 Outside Laboratory All Ages Drop-in Session
Activity: "Make-and-do" 13:00 - 17:00 IB Laboratory Under 10s Drop-in Session
Activity: "Jenga for Civil Engineers & Build a Crane" 13:00 - 17:00 IB Laboratory 10+ Drop-in Session
Activity: "CHaOS" 13:00 - 17:00 IB Dark and Light Laboratory All Ages Drop-in Session