What’s on today…


Event Details


Today, we are open from 10.30am to 5.00pm

Come along throughout the day to explore our interactive exhibits and take part in today’s shows and activities.

No need to book!

Today’s shows:

11.00am Built for Speed

How do we build machines?  What makes them work and what makes them go fast?  Why are some machines faster than others and how do we build machines for speed?

Today, we will be looking at how machines work and why some are faster than others.  You can build your very own machine out of recycled materials.

14:30pm Gums to Bum

What goes in must come out! Follow your breakfast on its journey from your Gums to your Bum. Watch as the food gets digested in-front of your eyes, and find out the specific job of each part of the digestive system.

This inventive show introduces concepts including: parts of the digestive system, enzymes, and why it’s best not to hold in a poo!

Make something a little different to take home with you!

12.30pm Paper Beetles

Delve into the exciting world of beetles! We will talk about the huge range of beetles that can be found across the world, discover their differences and different jobs.  Make your own beetle to take home

16:00pm Design a Planet

Design your own planet today.  Our activity will introduce you to the planets in our solar system and explore why they look different linking colours to planetary characteristics.