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Celebrate Science

Examples of activities at Celebrate Science


Celebrate Science is a three-day Durham University Science Festival that takes place during the local schools' October half-term holiday. It includes a wide range of fun and fascinating science-themed events and activities focused around a marquee situated on Palace Green, as well as at various University locations around the city.

Lots of hands on experiments for kids. The students could not have been more friendly, enthusiastic in answering questions and explaining in just the right way so that we could all understand. Fantastic Day!

Well done Durham Uni - brilliant half-term event for the whole family (only one in the country?!) Great.

Visitor comments from the festival 'Feedback Wall'

Celebrate Science offers a unique opportunity for Durham University to promote its science, both teaching and research, to a general audience through engaging outreach activities. The aim is to stimulate interest in science and to inspire young people to study science in the future, while putting the University at the heart of a fun community event.

Brilliant science for kids. Great to see so many kids excited about science! Keep it up!

Visitor comment from the festival 'Feedback Wall'