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Sidmouth Science Festival

October 7 - October 16

It was ten years ago when the first Sidmouth Sci Fest was launched:

Science Festival 2022 starts this week, 10 years on – Vision Group for Sidmouth

Here’s the programme for this year’s festival – starting this week:

Sidmouth Science Festival 2022 

Sidmouth Science Festival returns to its full capacity in October for a fun and educational week consisting of over 80 events ranging from hands-on activities to serious talks plus a visit from a rather large robot as well as much more: in fact there are events for all ages and abilities and most of them are free. 

The Festival runs from Friday 7th until Sunday 16th October. 

Talks run throughout the week with highlights this year including BBC`s Tom Heap – 39 Ways to Save the Planet, Andy Murphy- Hydrogen Transport, Tom Whipple Science Editor at The Times and Dr Becky Smethurst explaining about Black Holes. 

Saturday 8th October is Super Science Saturday when the town is taken over for the day. Free events include the schools’ art exhibition on the topic of Robots, Geology in Our Lives, Met Office forecasting, Owls, tin can telephone record attempt, lots of hands-on make and take activities and much more. A full day of robot workshops is scheduled for Saturday 15th October as well as an afternoon of Climate Events when Tom Heap from BBC’s 39 Ways to Save the Planet will be in attendance. On Sunday 16th it is Family Fun Day at the Norman Lockyer Observatory (admission charge) with all things astronomical, telescopes, rocket launching, Planetarium

SSF 2022 programme 1Oct2022.xlsb_.pdf

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October 7
October 16


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