Festival of Physics at Plymouth

Festival of Physics

Festival of Physics in Plymouth

Enjoy a one-day spectacular of free physics-themed talks, shows and demonstrations for everyone with an interest in physics.

We kindly ask that you book a free ticket, either using ticket system on this site or eventbrite (where you can also book tickets for two of the workshops.)

The preliminary schedule of lectures (subject to change) is


Take part in hands-on activities that will enhance your understanding of physics, big data and the Universe.

(The timings of the schedule is still subject to change.)

  • 13:30 to 15:30, Creative Coding for Kids, Tariq Rashid. (Room 206/207 Roland Levinsky Building.) Attendance can be reserved on the day.
  • 10:00 - 12:00, There will be two session in the planetarium   (Immersion Vision Theatre)at the University of Plymouth. This will include the "Phantom of the Universe show"  and a tour of the Universe. There is limited space in the planetarium, so we ask that you book for one of the two sessions here.
  • 10:00 to 11:00, High temperature super-conductor workshop,  (Room 206/207 Roland Levinsky Building.) Badminton School. Please book for this workshop here.

Free to attend but the workshops requires advanced booking.

Lunchtime demonstrations and posters.

There will also be demonstrations at lunch times and the breaks. So far the following has been confirmed:

Tea and coffee will be served at the breaks. There are many options for buying food, if you don't want to bring a packed lunch.


The area is well served by public transport and there are multiple public car parks.


Organised By
IOP South West branch
23 Nov 2019 09:30 to 17:00
Roland Levinsky Building
Drake Circus
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