Fireworks and waterworks

6.00pm to 7.15pm, Monday 2 November

The Theatre

This event has already taken place

  • Orange, green, pink, yellow and blue fireworks in Kurume, Japan.

    Credit: By 久留米市民(Kurume-Shimin) via Wikimedia Commons


Standard £12

Concession £8

Associate £6

Free to Members, Faraday Members and Fellows

Event description

As Bonfire Night approaches, the ever-popular Andrew Szydlo will bring you a visually spectacular performance explaining the science along the way. With fiery reactions, colour-changing liquids and gunpowder, prepare to come away in amazement.

Watch As if by magic

About the speaker

Andrew Szydlo is a chemist and secondary school teacher at Highgate School, well-loved by pupils and Ri attendees alike.

He has given public lectures around the country, been featured on TV shows and has become a popular part of the Ri Channel in recent years.


This event will be filmed and availble to watch on the Ri Channel a few weeks afterwards.

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