British Science Festival

Saturday 10 - Thursday 15 September 2011

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The British Science Festival is Europe's largest celebration of science, technology and engineering. This year, Bradford has been selected to host the annual celebrations and we are proud to be working in partnership with the British Science Festival.

What's On for Families

Honey I Shrunk the Kids

Dad is a crazy inventor who spends his time in his attic tinkering with new machines - like a shrinking device...
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Special Effects

Learn about special effects and how you can make yourself look tiny.
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In this live show, join us for a helter skelter tour of a hundred years and more of cinematic trickery.
Find out more about CinemaMagic


What's On for Adults

Elemental Comedy

Join a host of scientific stars to celebrate the Year of Chemistry in the funniest, most outrageous way possible.
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The English Surgeon

Brain surgeon Henry Marsh wrestles with the dilemma of the doctor-patient relationship.
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Donor Unknown

Award-winning documentary following JoEllen Marsh, in search of her sperm donor.
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X Change

Hear from a selection of the day's best speakers. Catch up on who was most controversial, interesting or downright hilarious.
Find out more about X Change