Orchestra hero: performer

Have you always wanted to conduct or play in an orchestra? Now you don’t need to be a violin virtuoso, or even read music. Take part in a genuine symphony orchestra rehearsal and performance using Syncphonia, a new networked notation system that will keep musical novices in time. You are booking a space to join … Continued

Finding your feet: children’s shoe science

Footwear has a key role in supporting a growing child’s foot and regular measurements are important throughout development. Discover if your child’s shoes are truly suitable and what can be improved in this interactive event with children’s foot specialists at Clarks shoe shop. No booking necessary, just drop in!

Wildlife drawing: owls

Wild Life Drawing is an art class with a difference, where real animals replace the usual human life models. We will sketch a variety of owl species from life whilst learning from an expert falconer about their anatomy, habitat and hunting techniques. Guided by workshop leader Jennie Webber, you’ll go away not only with some great … Continued

British Airways i360: pod flight with chief engineer

Get a new perspective on Brighton from the world’s tallest moving observation tower. Join British Airways i360 chief engineer and director John Roberts for a guided tour of the construction exhibition, a short talk and a hosted flight on the futuristic glass viewing pod. British Airways i360 opened on Brighton seafront in summer 2016. It … Continued

The Wavelength Project

Can the gentle burbling of a brook, or the sound of the wind in the trees physically change our mind and bodily systems? Explore how natural versus artificial sounds and light affect the brain with multimedia artist Mark Ware and neuroscientist Hugo Critchley. Leave the hustle and bustle of urban living behind and stop, drop … Continued

Cardboard automata workshop

Make a mechanical toy that bursts into life at the turn of a handle from a junk box of curious and striking objects. Get creative and experiment with designs and decorations inspired by the flow of the movement and play with different characters and formations while learning about mechanical movement.

Tardigrades: the toughest animals alive?

Which animal can be boiled, frozen, poisoned or exposed to radiation and still survive? Meet the tardigrade. Less than a millimetre long, tardigrades are the champions of survival, they can even endure the vacuum of outer space, but you are more likely to find them in your own backyard or on your roof. Hunt for … Continued

Rebuild Brighton: communications group

In a post-apocalyptic Brighton, following environmental disaster, critical infrastructure is destroyed. Using maps and clues left by the city planners a handful of survivors set out to find what is still standing and what can be rebuilt. Survivors desperately need energy, water and communications. But resources are scarce. Can all the survivors come to an … Continued

Drawing on science – workshop

Create your own cosmos inspired comic in this space themed workshop with comic artists, Sally Kindberg and Daniel Locke and astrophysicist, Kathy Romer. Beforehand, from 16.00 there will be a panel discussion on the role of science in graphic novels and comics. Book your place now!

Rebuild Brighton: energy group

In a post-apocalyptic Brighton, following environmental disaster, critical infrastructure is destroyed. Using maps and clues left by the city planners a handful of survivors set out to find what is still standing and what can be rebuilt. Survivors desperately need energy, water and communications. But resources are scarce. Can all the survivors come to an … Continued