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Science Spectacular 2017

07 Aug 2017

Our annual University-wide family fun science fair needs you!

Science Spectacular, our annual University-wide family fun science fair, returns for the Manchester Science Festival 2017, and we hope you can join us.

Science Spectacular is a key event in the University's calendar of public engagement events.

It provides an interactive showcase for the exciting research taking place across the University and offers the opportunity to engage with audiences of all ages.

Running since 2011, we typically attract around 2,000 visitors and have featured prominently as a highlight of MSF. If you haven't heard of Science Spectacular before, then check out our:

What our visitors said about last year's event:

"This has been a wonderful day. Our grandson has taught us so much, we had no idea he knew so much about science. Also the scientists have all been so friendly."

"@UoMEngage it was brill wasn't it? Loved the stuff in the study today. A big hit with the 7 year olds. #sciencespectacular"

"Hey @UoMEngage #ScienceSpectacular knocked it out of the park again. Special thanks to the rocket enthusiasts! "

This year, Science Spectacular will take place on Saturday, 21 October in Whitworth Hall and Manchester Museum.

We are looking to host 50 interactive table top science stations.  So if you’d like to be a part of this year’s event, contact Dee-Ann Johnson by Monday, 11 September 2017: