The 2017 Sidmouth Science Festival runs from Friday 29 September until Sunday 15 October 2017 in Sidmouth town and at the Norman Lockyer Observatory as well as in schools in the local area. There are events to suit all abilities and all ages. To see a map of the venues click on the 'Visit' tab.

Saturday 14 October will be our Super Science Saturday in various venues in Sidmouth. We will have hands-on activities for the whole family as well as interesting and stimulating talks on science topics.  No science background needed.

Sunday 15 October will be our Sunday Funday at the Norman Lockyer Observatory. Our theme will be 'The Need for Speed' and there will be talks, exhibitions, hands-on fun, jet car race, story-telling, experiments and more. Indoor and outdoor fun day for the whole family. For more details check the individual items below. NB. payment by CASH ONLY at the door.

Venue: Norman Lockyer Observatory, EX10 0NY

Price for entrance to the Norman Lockyer site: £8 for adults (Children free).

NB. Payment by CASH ONLY at the door.  There is no separate charge for the activities on site.

Lists of festival events by date

Tuesday 17th January 2017

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Saturday 18th March 2017

Tuesday 21st March 2017

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Saturday 25th March 2017

Saturday 10th June 2017

Tuesday 20th June 2017

Monday 7th August 2017

Tuesday 19th September 2017

Friday 29th September 2017

Thursday 5th October 2017