On September 19th and 20th 2014 we are hosting a new science festival in Ardfern, Argyll, on the West coast of Scotland.
With core funding from the Scottish Governnment, Ardfern Science Festival will be held in
Craignish Village Hall and will feature a range of fun events and activities for all ages.
The main public events are:
Friday 19th Sep, 8pm. Public lecture
Exploring the dark side of the Universe
Join University of Glasgow astrophysicist Professor Martin Hendry
for a whistlestop tour of nearly fourteen billion years of cosmic history.
Followed by stargazing with state-of-the-art telescopes (weather permitting).
Saturday 20th Sep, 10am-6pm.
"Out of this world" family fun day
A fun-filled day of hands-on science activities, exhibits and events for all the family, including:
All events are free!!
Organised by the
British Science Assocation West Scotland Branch, in association with the
University of Glasgow, the
Society of Biology, the
Royal Society of Edinburgh and the
Scottish Association for Marine Science, the Festival will also include schools events for
Craignish Primary School on Friday during the day.
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