Glasgow Science Festival at the Botanics

Glasgow Science Festival: Discover the wonderful world of science in the beautiful setting of Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!

Glasgow Science Festival at the Botanics

About Glasgow Science Festival at the Botanics

Saturday 8th June: Energy & Nature
11am - 3pm
Join University of Glasgow PhD students, University of Strathclyde engineers and biologists from the Royal Society of Biology in the Kibble Palace to explore energy and the natural world.
How can we clean up our oceans?
How do wind turbines work?
And how can plants help address global challenges?
Learn all of this and more by getting hands on.
Sponsored by Scottish Power.

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June: Get Experimental
11am - 3pm
Join researchers from The Open University and the University of Strathclyde’s Really Small Science team for a weekend of fun, hands-on experiments! From the chemistry of a beautiful garden to sludgy science and mathematical brainteasers, there’s plenty to see and do.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Glasgow Science Festival at the Botanics are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Books at the Botanics

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27th September 2019
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Tea Green return, once again, to Glasgow Botanic Garden's Kibble Palace with their Festive Markets, get those last special bits or start your shopping at this unique pop up event!
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