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The Royal Institution is the home of science in the heart of London, with a packed programme of accessible science for adults, children, families and schools.
Through talks in our world famous theatre, leading scientists and cultural commentators explore the latest amazing science and the way in which it shapes our lives.

02 November—23 November

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02.11.2019

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Saturday 02 November

Andrew Szydlo's metal mayhem

Andrew Szydlo explores the chemistry of metals in the demo filled spectacular!

When:

6.00pm to 7.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Schools, Family and young people, Talks

Audience:

Ages 7+

Monday 11 November

Fiction Lab - November 2019

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.

When:

7.00pm start, Atrium Cafe

Type:

Talks

Friday 15 November

For Your Inspiration: the elements of success

Explore the world of chemistry with this hands-on event for teenagers

When:

6.00pm to 9.00pm, The Theatre

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Audience:

Ages 12+

Saturday 16 November

Quantum in the City: the shape of things to come

Explore a panel discussion and exhibition held in partnership with stakeholders of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme.

When:

2.00pm to 5.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Sunday 17 November

Family Masterclass: It's all in your head AM (age 7–12)

Explore the science of psychology in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.

When:

10.30am to 12.30pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Ages 7–12

Family Masterclass: It's all in your head PM (age 7–12)

Explore the science of psychology in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.

When:

1.30pm to 3.30pm

Type:

Family and young people, Workshops

Audience:

Ages 7–12

Wednesday 20 November

Saving precious elements

Join the Royal Society of Chemistry here at the Ri to celebrate Chemistry Week 2019

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Friday 22 November

The contact paradox

Keith Cooper explores how far SETI has come since its modest beginnings, where it's going and the assumptions that we make in our search for extraterrestrial life.

When:

6.30pm to 8.00pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks