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Our guide to the very best of the UK's science & knowledge events and attractions. We've been busy finding the very best things for you to do, places to visit, and events to attend across the UK in 2012.

  • . Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art . Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art Science & Knowledge

    Exhibits and information about the world's six main faiths is on offer at the St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art in the East End of Glasgow. Visitors contemplate Hinduism and Buddhism and explore the Zen garden, all housed on the site of the medieval Bishop's Castle.  Read more

  • Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Aberdeen. Courtesy of Aberdeen and Grampian Tourist Board Aberdeen Maritime Museum Science & Knowledge

    The Aberdeen Maritime Museum explores the vital role played by the North Sea in the development of the city's shipbuilding, fishing and oil industries. Located in the city centre on the historic Shiprow, the museum enjoys great views of the harbour.  Read more

  • Ambika P3 Science & Knowledge

    The 14,000-square-foot building, located under Westminster University, used to be a concrete testing facility. Now it's been put to use as Ambika P3, a multi-disciplinary art space, hosting cutting-edge exhibitions.  Read more

  • AOVC Classic Show Science & Knowledge

    The former Kilbroney Show, Ireland's largest old vehicle event now takes place in Ballymena's Showgrounds. You can expect around 1000 vehicles and crowds of spectators from throughout the British Isles, all helping to raise thousands for charity.  Read more

  • Balmoral Show Science & Knowledge

    Northern Ireland's largest agricultural show, the Balmoral Show takes place at The King's Hall each year. As well as sections devoted to horses, sheep, cattle, pigs, goats, rabbits and poultry, entertainment includes show jumping, dog ability displays and music.  Read more

  • Basingstoke Festival of Transport Science & Knowledge

    Over 900 vehicles are on show at Basingstoke's War Memorial Park for the annual Basingstoke Festival of Transport. Motor enthusiasts can enjoy colourful displays of classic and vintage cars, trucks, ambulances and fire engines for free.

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  • Belfast Dog Show Championship & Open Agility Science & Knowledge

    Winning the Belfast Dog Show Championship & Open Agility at The King's Hall gives your pedigree breed a prestigious name. Around 10,000 attendees and 4000 exhibitors come together to parade their dogs. Award categories include Terrier, Hound, Working, Toy and Gundog.

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  • Brighton Science Festival Science & Knowledge

    The Brighton Science Festival brings a range of shows to quirky venues, from libraries to pubs, right across the city. From demonstrations and talks to hands-on family days out, it promises to be a celebratory fortnight of science.  Read more

  • British National Ploughing Championships Science & Knowledge

    The British National Ploughing Championships move location every October. They continue to attract hundreds of local champions from throughout the country, who this year meet in East Combe, Somerset. The event is run by the Society of Ploughmen.

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  • British Science Festival. Courtesy of British Science Association British Science Festival Science & Knowledge

    The British Science Festival offers one of Europe's biggest celebration of science, engineering and technology in venues across Bradford. The festival week features talks, debates and hands-on and interactive activities.

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  • Cambridge Science Festival Science & Knowledge

    Science is cool at the annual Cambridge Science Festival. Topical discussions from climate change to terrorism hold everyone's interest, plus there are hands-on experiments, demonstrations and exhibitions too. Over 100 events take place in venues across the city.  Read more

  • Cambridge Word Fest Science & Knowledge

    Held in the heart of the city, the biannual Cambridge Word Fest is warmly received in this illustrious literary landscape. Attracting well-known contemporary writers and artists, its programme of readings, talks and workshops caters to all ages.

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  • Cheltenham Festival of Science Science & Knowledge

    Cheltenham's annual Science Festival, taking place at venues across town, explores everything from future energy to why Kate Moss was hooked on Pete Doherty. The packed programme includes talks, debates, family events, an interactive exhibition and a drop-in cinema.

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  • Classic Car Rally Science & Knowledge

    As part of the Cardiff Festival, a display of gleaming automobiles from the last 100 years can be viewed in Roald Dahl Plass in Cardiff Bay during the Classic Car Rally. The owners are on hand to answer visitors' questions.  Read more

  • Catch classic cars on Bournemouth Promenade on Sundays throughout the summer. Courtesy of Bournemouth Tourism Classic Cars on the Prom Science & Knowledge

    Every Sunday during the summer, Bournemouth's promenade hosts vintage and classic British, European and American cars dating from 1915 to the early 1980s. On particularly sunny days there can be more than 100 vehicles on display for enthusiasts to enjoy.  Read more

  • NEC Classic Motor Show. Courtesy of Poppy Seed Media Classic Motor Show Science & Knowledge

    Birmingham's NEC Arena hosts a top event for all motor vehicle enthusiasts. The Classic Motor Show presents a huge line-up of vintage, Edwardian, veteran, classic, prestige and rare vehicles.  Read more

  • Classic Motorboat Rally Science & Knowledge

    As part of the summer Cardiff Festival, the Classic Motorboat Rally offers the opportunity to see a variety of impressive boats on the waters of Cardiff Bay. Spectators have a wonderful view of the action from the quayside.  Read more

  • Cumberland County Show Science & Knowledge

    Carlisle has been the site for the annual Cumberland County Show every July for many years. Held in Rickerby Park, it hosts agricultural displays and livestock judging. Entertainment includes the likes of dog team displays and Young Farmers chariot race.  Read more

  • Courtesy of Darlington Championship Dog Show Darlington Championship Dog Show Science & Knowledge

    The North East of England's rich canine heritage is reflected in Darlington Championship Dog Show, held at Newby Hall, near Ripon. The event caters for all people interested in the world of pedigree dogs. Stalls sell goods with a canine theme.  Read more

  • Devon County Show Science & Knowledge

    The Devon County Show in Exeter promotes agriculture and allied commercial industries, including the finest examples of livestock. There's also an exciting paramotor aerial display conducted by parachutists, a rugby tournament and a grand parade of livestock.

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