Festival of Science and Curiosity 2024

Monday 5 - Friday 16 February 2024

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A programme of free, hands-on activities to pique your family’s curiosity. 

Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity celebrates Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths with interactive, fun and free events across Nottinghamshire.

Inspire Libraries are delighted to be hosting a selection of FREE events as part of this year's festival during February half-term. 

For children aged 5 - 11 and their families. 

Book now!  The full festival programme is available on the Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity website.  

Events in Inspire Libraries

Arnold Library: Colourful Chemistry - Wednesday 14th February,  10.30am & 12pm *** Fully booked ***

Bilsthorpe Library: Maths Blast Entangles Enigmas - Saturday 10th February, 10am & 11am  

Blidworth Library:  Emotion Explorers, A Journey into the Brain- Thursday 15th February, 10am & 11am *** Fully booked ***

Burton Joyce Library: Colourful Chemistry - Thursday 15th February, 2:15pm & 3:45pm *** Fully booked ***

Harworth and Bircotes Library: Maths Blast Entangles Enigmas - Monday 12th February, 10am &11am 

Kirkby-in-Ashfield Library: Stop-Motion workshop- Tuesday 13th February, 10am & 11:30am *** Fully booked ***

Langold Library: Science Busking Workshop - Tuesday 13th February, 2pm & 3pm *** Fully booked ***

Mansfield Central Library: Inflatable Planetarium - Monday 12th February, 10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm *** Fully booked ***

Mansfield Woodhouse Library: Marble Maths Workshop - Thursday 15th February, 10am & 11am *** Fully booked ***

Mapperley Library: Lush Bath-Bomb Making Workshop - Monday 12th February, 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm & 1:30pm *** Fully booked ***

Retford Library: Antimicrobial Resistance Superhero's - Friday 16th February, 10am, 12pm & 2:30pm 

Stapleford Library: Eureka!- Friday 16th February, 10am & 11am *** Fully booked ***

Toton Library: The Wonderful World of Paper - Wednesday 14th February, 11am & 2:30pm *** Fully booked ***

Woodthorpe library: Puzzles and Games - Wednesday 14th February, 3pm & 4pm *** Fully booked ***

Worksop Library: Magnets Workshop - Friday 16th February, 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm & 3:30pm

About the Festival of Science and Curiosity

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The festival is produced by local education charity Ignite!, in collaboration with a wide range of partners across Nottinghamshire. Every February they create opportunities for local people to engage with science and research and express their curiosity.

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