About

Sidmouth Science Festival started as a weekend event in 2012 and has grown to lasting 10 days in 2016 running from 7th to 16th October.

It is aimed at all ages and abilities and most events are FREE. Some events have proved to be very popular and are repeated again this year whilst adding new events has helped to keep the Festival fresh.

So visit Sidmouth Science Festival for hours of entertaining and thought-provoking events including talks and workshops. Learn about fossils, stars, energy, light, weather, brains, rockets and much more. Look inside a dinosaur. Race a jet car. Get involved in a technology workshop. Visit the gallery of schools’ art. Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day with female speakers.

A whole week of family friendly events which are educational as well as fun. Something for all abilities and all ages. Something for everyone. And mostly free.