Family Fun Days

Weekend events to get the whole family excited about science.

  • Enjoying science at the Ri

    Credit: Harry Harper
  • Children looking through a microscope
    Credit: Harry Harper
  • Children at a family fun day
    Credit: Katherine Leedale
  • Credit: Katherine Leedale

About

Family Fun Days run a three times a year, giving families an exciting day of interactive science. Enjoy short talks in our famous theatre and get stuck in to experiments, demonstrations, creative activities and making things to take home. Suitable for children aged 6-12, though older and younger siblings and friends are very welcome. 

We've got activities on for everyone to do together.

  • Please note though, we don't have any childcare facilities, so you'll need to stay with your children at all times.
  • The day is fully flexible, so you can drop in for 30 minutes, or stay for the whole five hours.
  • Most people tell us that they find there's enough here to fill at least three hours.

Next Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day: everything changes
Saturday 27 October 11.00am – 4.00pm

Join us at the Ri for another exciting day of hands-on science experiments, demonstrations and talks exploring the intriguing and sometimes puzzling science that takes place when things change. 

Join us at the Ri for another exciting day of hands-on science experiments, demonstrations and talks exploring the intriguing and sometimes puzzling science that takes place when things change. 

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