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Science Festival

Science Festival

Welcome to Royal Holloway Science Festival. We have run our hugely popular annual Science Open Day for over 25 years, celebrating science and attracting large audiences each year.

Our 2023 Royal Holloway Science Festival took place on Saturday 27 May from 10am - 4pm

What a day we had to discover and be inspired by the wonder of science!

At Royal Holloway, we have a thriving science community with world-class pioneering research across the spectrum of science, and it is important for us to engage the next generation in these subjects and make it fun.

Each year we invite you to join us for a day of interactive displays and talks from, and for, people with a passion for science and technology

Special guests this year included talks from TV maths champion and author, Bobby Seagull on the magic of numbers, along with the popular Wiggly Wildshow, Birds of Prey and the Gauge One Model Railway Association Surrey with their miniature steam trains.

The programme also included a range of things to see and do to explore science from across our science departments, with a treasure trail for younger visitors to complete their Science Passport. Thanks for joining us - and if you didn't quite complete your passport this time the hidden word was TECHNOLOGY!

Our full programme for 2023 can be downloaded here:
Royal Holloway Science Festival Programme 2023 (PDF)

News about the next Royal Holloway Science Festival will be posted here later.


Looking back

Watch some of the highlights from 2023 in our film below:

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