British Science Association West Scotland Branch

BSA WS Branch

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

Ardfern lecture 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

Ardfern Science Festival

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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