British Science Week: Family Events Happening Near You

British Science Week starts today with events celebrating science across the UK. At Letterbox Lab will be celebrating science week by launching our Youtube channel on Monday 13th. Every day of the week we’ll be putting up a new video showing you a science experiment you can do at home with the kids.  

But you shouldn’t just stay at home watching our videos when there are so many interesting science events happening. We’ve taken a look through the list and picked out some of the events for families up and down the UK that we thought looked interesting. Also, most of them are free!


Edinburgh – The Chemistry of the Cupcake (10th March)

Glasgow – Science In Nature (19th March)

Aberdeen – Discovery day at Aberdeen Science Centre (18th March)



Newcastle upon Tyne – STEM Maker Party (11th March)

Leeds – Craft for Kids Science Special (15th March)

Manchester – The Body Experience (18th March)

Birmingham – Science of the Brain (18th & 19th March)

Norwich – Eaton park Science Day (11th March)

Oxford – Celebrate Science in a Cemetery (11th& 19th March)

Bath – Bath Taps into Science (18th March)

Plymouth – Science Week Bonanza (16th March)

London – Science Family Funday (11th March)


Northern Ireland

Londonderry – STEM to Inspire and Connect (16th March)



Bangor – Hidden Worlds Exhibition (11th March)

Aberystwyth – British Science Week Fair

Cardiff – British Heart Foundation Pop Up Lab


If none of these are for you there are many more on their website

Or you can get involved with science at home with the Penguin Watch citizen science project. We love citizen science projects at Letterbox Lab. They allow you to help with real research projects from the comfort of your home and this one involves looking at pictures of penguins! You can find details here

Have a nice science week.

Letterbox Lab is a monthly science subscription box for kids aged 6+. We provide exciting science kits through your letterbox so families can have fun playing with science.

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