What to expect

Welcome to ScienceX where visitors can discover what the world of science and engineering is really about. Our free, interactive events and festivals will return in 2022, bursting with fun, exciting activities for families, and open to all. Come back to check for updates on our next events, where our friendly scientists and engineers will be ready to excite and inspire explorers, creative minds and future scientists and engineers.

What is ScienceX?

Educational, interactive and - perhaps most importantly - lots of fun, ScienceX is a unique day out for the whole family. Get hands-on with lively activities, mind-blowing experiments and discover that science is all around us.

Our real-life scientists and expert engineers will showcase their fascinating research, and demonstrate the many, varied, and - often surprising - ways their work can help us all. You may have seen us before at the Trafford Centre, or Manchester’s Central Library but whether you’re a regular or a first-time visitor we can’t wait to welcome you to join in the fun, and ask plenty of questions!

ScienceX is open to everyone - and we mean everyone. You can join us in-person or from home, and there is something for all ages; from storytime and colouring for the youngest, to escape rooms and talks for the adults.

Let us entertain, challenge and excite you!

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