Cambridge Science Centre will be bringing science to Queensgate between 13th and 21st August with a PopUpScience roadshow aimed at young people and their families.  Free to attend and open every day, families can explore and discover science through our interactive activities, busking science and hands-on exhibits.

Anglia Ruskin University Peterborough have been instrumental in making this event happen.  Rebecca Porter, Head of Development at Cambridge Science Centre said: “We are grateful to those on the ARU Peterborough team for their support with this important event. This support has made it possible for us to bring our unique STEM-based activities to Queensgate and share the excitement of discovering and exploring science with local families.”

Dr Lucy Jones, Vice Principal at ARU Peterborough said: “ARU Peterborough is delighted to sponsor the PopUpScience event in Peterborough and to bring engaging science activities for young people into the heart of the city.  ARU Peterborough is committed to providing opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience new areas and to think about their future aspirations and career possibilities.  The new university is also hosting a family day at University House on Bishop’s Road between 10am and 1pm on Saturday 20th August, do pop along to find out more about ARU Peterborough”

Why not come along and build a simple bridge, then try a more complicated structure – make it into a family challenge! Discover how electricity and magnetism work together. Fool your senses with our mind-blowing exhibits, and so much more.

The PopUpScience event can be found each day at Queensgate, North Square from 10.30am to 4.30pm.

Keep an eye on the website for more information and specific events in the coming months: