The British Science Festival, Europe’s longest standing science Festival travelled to Hull & the Humber this September, bringing with it a packed programme with over 100 events, encompassing science in the broadest sense.

See you in 2019!

Featured Events

Male suicide: a silent crisis

Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50 in the UK and the crisis is detailed in the BBC’s new Horizon documentary. Join the presenter Xand van Tulleken, in conversation with Horizon Editor

Wed 12 Sep • 19:00 – 20:00

Auditorium • Middleton Hall

Inspiring women into science

Aged 11, Anne-Marie Imafidon was the youngest girl ever to pass A-level computing.  Since then she has helped inspire the next generation of women into STEM roles and co-founded the Stemettes.  Anne-M…

Tue 11 Sep • 17:00 – 18:00

Auditorium • Middleton Hall

The Ferens science takeover

Join us for a glimpse at where science and art collide at a special after dark at The Ferens Art Gallery. Grab a drink at the bar, speak to researchers, comedians and musicians about how science intersects with culture… and then have a play in our special robot petting zoo.


Fri 14 Sep • 17:00 – 22:00

Ferens Art Gallery

Poetry and science: the space in between

Scientists are often too busy grappling with big questions and complex answers to take a step back and reflect. Many look to the arts as a way of articulating and expressing their ideas and inspirations and for trailblazing astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell, poetry in particular c…

Tue 11 Sep • 19:00 – 20:00

Auditorium • Middleton Hall