Lancashire Science Festival

We are back with a bang on Saturday 23 October!


Join us for a celebration of all things Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, with a day full of live shows, workshops and drop-in activities. This free and in-person one-day event will be held on our Preston Campus on Saturday 23 October, and will run from 10am to 4pm with check-in opening at 9am.

It is completely free to attend the festival and you can book your place by clicking on the ‘Book your Festival Passes Here’ blue button above. The festival will have many fun activities and you can browse some of shows and workshops to plan your visit by clicking on Public Programme at the top of the page.

Covid19: A range of measures have been put in place to support the safety of staff and visitors: 

  • All staff/ambassadors working the event must wear a face covering indoors (unless exempt) 
  • All visitors are asked to wear a face covering when indoors (unless exempt) 
  • All staff/ambassadors asked to undertake regular lateral flow covid-19 tests before event 
  • All visitors asked to take a lateral flow covid-19 test night before or morning of the event 
  • All staff/ambassadors/visitors asked not to attend if they have symptoms of covid-19 or have tested positive 
  • Any persons that attend and present with covid-19 symptoms will be asked to leave 
  • Cleaning team to regularly wipe down common touch points and surfaces 
  • Shared equipment to be wiped down before and after each use with anti-bacterial wipes 
  • Hand sanitiser stations situated around campus 

If you would like to attend a workshop, these must be booked in advance and cost £1 per place, which is donated to charity. Please click on the Workshop tab at the top of the page to view.

Why not take a look at our Educational Resources page — we have lots of fun and interactive mini lectures and accompanying activity packs available.

Please get in touch with the team on if you have any questions that aren’t covered on our helpful information page.

Lancashire Science Festival