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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.

26 November—24 December

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26.11.2019

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Thursday 28 November

Have the Boomers pinched their children’s futures? (Discourse)

Lord David Willetts will explore his book 'The Pinch' in the November Discourse.

When:

7.20pm to 8.45pm, The Theatre

Type:

Discourses, Talks

Monday 02 December

Unspoilt World? Arctic geopolitics and modern exploration

Join us for a panel discussion with arctic researchers, ecologists and explorers as they debate current research and commercial exploration of the arctic region.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Thursday 12 December

CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2019 (live screening)

You can still be a part of the fun by watching a live stream on the big screen of all the action in the theatre in one of our beautiful libraries.

When:

6.00pm to 8.30pm, Conversation room

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Saturday 14 December

CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2019 (live screening)

You can still be a part of the fun by watching a live stream on the big screen of all the action in the theatre in one of our beautiful libraries.

When:

6.00pm to 8.30pm, Conversation room

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Tuesday 17 December

CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2019 (live screening)

You can still be a part of the fun by watching a live stream on the big screen of all the action in the theatre in one of our beautiful libraries.

When:

6.00pm to 8.30pm, Conversation room

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Thursday 19 December

Dr Karl's Christmas Crackers

Join Dr Karl for a festive frolic through the science of christmas

When:

6.00pm to 7.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Audience:

Ages 12+

Friday 20 December

The WiFi Wars Royal Institution Christmas Bash 2019

Steve McNeil and Rob Sedgebeer from WiFi Wars return for a very special festive spectacular.

When:

7.00pm to 9.00pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks