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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.

  • Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne. Photo by Peter Atkinson, courtesy of NewcastleGateshead Discovery Museum Science & Knowledge

    The Discovery Museum, set in Newcastle's city centre west, focuses on the history of Tyneside. The reconstructed Turbinia, a steam-powered ship, takes pride of place, alongside the interactive Science Maze and displays of goods manufactured on Tyneside in the past.  Read more

  • The Tropical Biome at the Eden Project, St Austell. Photo by Nick Breckenfield, © Whatsonwhen Eden Project Science & Knowledge

    The Eden Project near St Austell, east Cornwall, has a 45-acre "global garden" and the world's largest geodesic domes. The aim of this Charitable Trust is to improve relations between "plants, people and resources, for a sustainable future for all".  Read more

  • Plasma Globe. Courtesy of the University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh International Science Festival Science & Knowledge

    The Edinburgh International Science Festival attracts around 70,000 visitors for a variety of hands-on activities, workshops and shows for children, demonstrations, exhibitions, talks and tours, offering more than 200 events in 20 venues throughout the city.

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  • Apples. Photo by Ben Evans, © Whatsonwhen Erddig Apple Festival Science & Knowledge

    The annual Erddig Apple Festival is held in the leafy gardens of Erddig in Wrexham. It celebrates the apple harvest with cider tasting, apple bobbing, floral and fruit displays, live music and the opportunity to sample and purchase the produce.  Read more

  • Eton College, Berkshire. Courtesy of PR Matters Eton College Science & Knowledge

    Eton College was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI and has become one of the most exclusive schools in the world. Tours of the college include the cloisters, the chapel, the oldest classroom and the Museum of Eton Life.  Read more

  • Family Earth Lab Science & Knowledge

    Families with children aged over five are invited to join science educators at the Natural History Museum's Family Earth Lab. Set up to allow everyone to participate at their own level, fun activities show the wonder of fossils, rocks and minerals.  Read more

  • Faversham Classic Car & Motorcycle Show, Faversham. Courtesy of The Faversham Website Faversham Classic Car & Motorcycle Show Science & Knowledge

    Faversham, called the "market town of kings", is taken over by a selection of the most beautiful classic cars in the south of England. Live music, craft stalls, trade stands and competitions transform the town during this popular annual show.  Read more

  • Courtesy of the Freud Museum Freud Museum Science & Knowledge

    Number 20 Maresfield Gardens, Hampstead, was Sigmund Freud's last home after he fled Austria following the German invasion of 1938. Today the house is maintained as a museum, with holdings including Freud's library, his collection of antiquities, and, of course, his famous rug-covered couch.  Read more

  • German Underground Hospital, Guernsey, Channel Islands German Occupation Museum Science & Knowledge

    The German Occupation Museum is an evocative display chronicling life while Guernsey was in the grip of the German army between 1940 and 1945.  Visitors can explore the Military Room, the Prison and the Occupation Kitchen as well as a full-size street scene, all of which bring the hardship of everyday life during this time into sharp focus. Modern technology helps convey the experiences of the islanders during the occupation and a vast number of Second World War relics are on display.  Read more

  • Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow. Courtesy of www.seeglasgow.com Glasgow Science Centre Science & Knowledge

    At the Clyde-side Glasgow Science Centre, visitors explore four floors of hands-on exhibits, including the planetarium, climate change theatre and IMAX cinema. Get sucked into a tornado in the FUNdamentals gallery, and climb the 100-metre Glasgow Tower for city views.  Read more

  • Great Dorset Steam Fair. Courtesy of Great Dorset Steam Fair Great Dorset Steam Fair Science & Knowledge

    The Great Dorset Steam Fair takes place on 650 acres in Tarrant Hinton and attracts up to 200,000 visitors each year. Attractions include steam engine exhibits, a music festival, heavy Shire horses and even a few white-knuckle rides.  Read more

  • Great Yorkshire Show Cow Parade, Harrogate. Courtesy of Great Yorkshire Show Great Yorkshire Show Science & Knowledge

    The Great Yorkshire Show - a countryside showcase held at Harrogate's Great Yorkshire Showground - has been running for over 150 years. The packed programme features show-jumping, pole-climbing, marching bands and cattle parades.  Read more

  • Harrogate Spring Flower Show Science & Knowledge

    The Harrogate Spring Flower Show, held at the Great Yorkshire Showground, is the year's premier spring horticultural event. It features nurseries, garden designers and craftsmen offering gardening accessories, rural arts and crafts and fine country food.  Read more

  • St Mary's Guildhall in Coventry Heritage Open Days Science & Knowledge

    Celebrating Coventry's architectural and historic importance, Heritage Open Days takes place in the city's imposing St Mary's Guildhall and around town. Music and hands-on activities bring history to life, while the building's Freeman Guild Room - usually closed to the public - opens especially for the event.

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  • The Holiday and Travel Show. Courtesy of Source PR Holiday and Travel Show Science & Knowledge

    The Holiday and Travel Show at Glasgow's SECC promises to meet all your travel needs. Grab holiday bargains, discuss vacation ideas with experts and wander round the stalls exhibiting an A-Z of worldwide destinations, from the Azores to Zambia.  Read more

  • Firaaq, directed by Nandita Das. Courtesy of Human Rights Watch Film Festival Human Rights Watch International Film Festival Science & Knowledge

    The Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, held at London cinemas including Brixton's Ritzy Cinema, screens world and UK premières documenting the fight to highlight injustices inflicted against humanity. It is organised by the NGO Human Rights Watch.  Read more

  • Imperial War Museum, Duxford Science & Knowledge

    Duxford is Europe's premier aviation museum - as well as having one of the finest collections of tanks, military vehicles and naval exhibits in the country. This famous heritage site began as an airfield in the First World War and also played a vital role in the Second World War, firstly as an RAF fighter station and later as an American fighter base.  Read more

  • Inside Out Festival Science & Knowledge

    The Inside Out Festival brings together the capital's higher education institutes and cultural sector for this exciting programme. Examining contributions made by academics and students to the art world, its programme of talks and debates makes this a genuine intellectual festival.  Read more

  • Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust Science & Knowledge

    The Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust houses more than 100 vehicles from the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Collection, with around 30-35 on display at any one time. Many of the collection are original, just as they left the factory, and fully operational.  Read more

  • Jubilee Library, Brighton. Courtesy of Brighton and Hove City Library Service, © Nicolas Sinclair Jubilee Library Science & Knowledge

    Opened on World Book Day in March 2005, the Jubilee Library in Brighton sets a green example by running only on renewable energy sources. The Sound and Vision area houses an impressive collection of world cinema and music.  Read more




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