The Beacon Science Week

The Beacon Science Week – Gravity, forces and space!

18 – 26 February 2023, 11am and 2pm.

Join the mad scientists as they defy gravity, shoot rockets in to ‘space’ and make Oobleck dance in their science show.  

After the show, you’ll get involved with one of our workshops (Please note that the workshops rotate every day).

Workshop 1 –Space slime

Saturday 18, Tuesday 21, Friday 24 February

Workshop 2 – Parachutes 

Sunday 19, Wednesday 22, Saturday 25 February

Workshop 3 – Rockets (bring your own 2 litre plastic bottle)

Monday 20, Thursday 23, Sunday 26 February

  • £5 per child – booking is essential (see following link to book)
  • A parent/guardian must be present at all times
  • Places are limited to 15 children per session. 
  • Minimum age – 5 years old

Please allow 1 hour and 30minutes (The science show will last 45minutes followed by a workshop which lasts 45minutes).

Please note that all visitors must have a valid general admission ticket or annual pass for entry. This can be purchased in advance online or when you arrive to the museum.