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What's on for families

Light, Cameras, Action!

Find out we use cameras to discover an unseen world in our new show all about the science of light. Create shadows, make reflections and explore how you can use cameras to film in the dark.

Explore our Collections

Winter Olympic Games

To mark the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, here's a small selection of photographs from the Daily Herald Archive in our collection, showing images from the mid 20th century Winter Olympic Games.

Film of the Week

The Lunchbox (PG)

The Lunchbox is an utterly charming will-they-won’t they romance, featuring a career best performance by the great Irrfan Khan.

Explore our Galleries

Experience TV

Explore the exciting world of television and learn how it's made in Experience TV. Get behind the camera - or in front of it, and have a go at being a newsreader or a camera operator in our studio.


What's on

  • 16/04/2014

      Film Showing Times

    20 Feet from Stardom (12A)

    Winner of the 2014 Academy Award for best documentary, 20 Feet from Stardom is a celebration of the backing singers behind some of the most successful and well-known musical celebrities. 90 mins



    IMAX: Born to Be Wild 3D (U)

    Adventure into the rainforests of Borneo and across the rugged Kenyan savannah. This film documents orphaned animals and the extraordinary people who rescue them - saving endangered species one life at a time. 45 mins



    Starred Up (18)

    Eric’s behaviour is so aggressive and violent that he is moved from a young offenders centre to an adult prison where he encounters his father, an inmate for 14 years. 105 mins




    The Lunchbox (PG)

    An utterly charming will-they-won’t they romance, featuring a career best performance by the great Irrfan Khan. 104 mins





    IMAX: To the Arctic 3D (U)

    Take an extraordinary journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her seven-month old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home. 40 mins



    Under the Skin (15)

    A chilling, disturbing tale of intrigue starring Scarlett Johansson as a seductive man-hunting alien who cruises the streets of Glasgow in a white van accosting single men by asking for directions. 107 mins


  • 16/04/2014

      Film Showing Times

    There's always something on offer for schools and colleges, and if you pre-book, we can arrange a day of activities tailored to your needs. Take a look at our education programme, or find out about group bookings. Keep up to date with our learning programme when you sign up to receive newsletters.

  • 16/04/2014

      Events Showing Times

    Light, Cameras, Action!

    Find out how we use light to see, to create shadows and to make reflections in our family science show.
    Suitable for ages 7+



  • 16/04/2014

      Events Showing Times
    There are no special events for adults programmed for this date, but you can visit our galleries or watch a film in our cinemas. To find out about the latest events for adults, sign up for our newsletter.