Connecting People with Science

Science Oxford runs events, activities and workshops for families and adults across Oxfordshire.

To see a range of events organised by other organisations click here.

Please note that our Science Oxford Live site in St Clements has now closed.

Forthcoming Events

Saturday, 27 September 2014 10:30am, 12:00 14:00
Key Learning Centre, Oxford Castle Quarter
Organised by Science Oxford

Saturday Science Club: Crazy Colours

Our Crazy Colours workshop is all about demonstrating how are colours made and having a messy but magical time experimenting with colours of your own.

Friday, 17 October 2014 7:30pm,
The Old Fire Station
Organised by Science Oxford

Brainsex with Timandra Harkness

Can neuroscience explain why Timandra throws like a girl but thinks like a bloke? Receiving four stars from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival; this is a show all about the brain, psychology and gender with plenty of jokes and songs.

Saturday, 25 October 2014 10:30am, 12:00 14:00
Key Learning Centre, Oxford Castle Quarter
Organised by Science Oxford

Saturday Science Club: Scary Slime

Let’s make some spooky, gooey slime together. Does it stretch? Can you squash it?

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 11:30am, 14:00
The Story Museum, Oxford OX1 1BP
Organised by Science Oxford

Magic and Science!

Disappearing coins, fascinating and mind-boggling illusions. See if you can solve the science behind our tricks in this interactive show. Shows at 11:30 and 14:00.

Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:00pm,
Oxford Castle Unlocked
Organised by Science Oxford

The Spooky Scientific History of Oxford Castle: Adults Only!

Science Oxford invites you to join us in a scientific investigation into the history of Oxford Castle – the arsenic poisoning, how Anne Green survived her hanging and of course, the curse of Roland Jenks.

Friday, 31 October 2014 11:00am, 13:00
Didcot Civic Hall
Organised by Science Oxford

The Halloween Show

Science Oxford Live presents The Halloween Show! Prepare for some spooky surprises, eerie experiments and dramatic demonstrations in this lively, interactive show.

Friday, 7 November 2014 7:30pm,
Oxford Brookes University.
Organised by Science Oxford

Breaking the Ice - The challenges of polar exploration

Science research in the Polar Regions comes with its chilly challenges, but how do our panel of polar experts deal with working in these extreme environments? Join us in a fascinating discussion that will leave you chilled to the bone.

Friday, 21 November 2014 7:30pm,
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Organised by Science Oxford

Comet Surfing: Rosetta

What can our celestial neighbours tell us about life on Earth? Join us for a fascinating panel discussion with Chris Lintott, astrophysicist and presenter of BBC’s The Sky at Night, plus special guests.

Friday, 28 November 2014 7:00pm,
Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford
Organised by Science Oxford

Cheesemas: The Multisensory Science of Cheese and Wine.

Science Oxford invites you to scrub up on your dinner table trivia while taking part in some experimental psychology and gaining festive insight into your gastronomical senses. There will be plenty of cheese and wine to test your own perception of flavour and musical accompaniment from our in-house grand piano.

Saturday, 29 November 2014 10:30am, 12:00 14:00
Key Learning Centre, Oxford Castle Quarter
Organised by Science Oxford

Saturday Science Club: Creature Creations

What is a habitat and how do different animals adapt to different habitats?
Let’s explore all the different types of habitats and create a very own creatures that will be safe from nasty predators with access to its favourite food and water.

Friday, 12 December 2014 7:30pm,
The Old Fire Station
Organised by Science Oxford

Science Oxford Cabaret: The END OF THE WORLD!

Science Oxford are proud to present The END OF THE WORLD Science Cabaret with geek songstress, Helen Arney and special guests preparing us for what might inevitably be, the end of the world as we know it.

Saturday, 20 December 2014 10:30am, 12:00 14:00
Key Learning Centre, Oxford Castle Quarter
Organised by Science Oxford

Saturday Science Club: Christmas Candles

Let’s get festive and make some candles to bring home for the most exciting day of the year!