Booking information

We want to make the festival as accessible as possible so all events are free of charge.

All tickets are bookable via our Eventbrite page.

Discovery Zone – 9th and 10th September

No visit to the Science Festival is complete without an exploration of our activity packed Discovery Zone on the University of Hull Campus.

Tickets are available throughout Saturday 9th September and Sunday 10th September.


Take in a science themed show from an amazing science communicator.

A unique, comedic, fast paced, highly interactive show where you will control the legendary Large Hadron Collider!

The Rude Science Show – Stefan Gates’ explosive new show explores the revolting science of vomit, urine, earwax, scabs, poo and much, much worse.

Ginny Smith explores the wonderful world of our senses, and the tricks they play on us

Another chance to see Ginny, this time with a whirlwind, demo-packed introduction to the brain and nervous system.


Get hands on and interactive with our workshops

Can you find the clues in the crime scene and solve the case like Sherlock Holmes?

Get moving and join the Tenfoot Dance Company in this exploration of science in this movement workshop

Explore the links between science and art, and the importance of creativity for STEM careers

Make your own bath bombs, soap and lip balm in our cosmetic science workshop

Help your Young people understand mental wellbeing and resilience

Find out how to take amazing images of microscopic objects in a tour of our electron microscopy lab.

Take a tour of the further reaches of outer space, visit fair away planets, stars and galaxies all from the comfort of our planetarium.

Talks and Lectures

For older audiences…

Join Rob Eastaway for an entertaining talk in which he reveals surprising connections between maths, cricket and the wider world of sport!

Black holes are misunderstood, Professor Brad Gibson lays out the truth about these amazing entities, and will do so in this engaging talk.


Join a scientist for a guided tour around some of the regions fascinating environments

Dr Africa Gomez will take you on a walk & talk by the Humber foreshore from The Deep to the Half-tide basin.

Take an augmented reality assisted tour of the outdoor environmental labs at the University of Hull.

Where are my tickets?

To get your tickets either find your email order confirmation; tickets are attached as a PDF file you can print or show on your phone on your arrival.

Alternatively just enter your email address at

You can also log into the Eventbrite app, or visit the Tickets page in your account on the Eventbrite website.

Cancelling tickets

If you can no longer attend, it’s easy to cancel your registration from your Eventbrite account.

  1. Log in to Eventbrite, go to the Tickets page, and locate your order.Click your order to view order details, and then select “Cancel Order” to cancel your registration. We’ll send you and the event organiser an email confirming the cancellation.