Cheltenham Science Festival is set to return this June, bringing with it some of science and television’s biggest names. What’s more, the jam-packed programme for this year’s …around town events has been announced, and promises hours of fun for all ages.
Taking place as part of Cheltenham Science Festival between Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 June 2018, the …around town programme boasts over 50 free activities including hands-on fun and performances, encompassing everything from stargazing to Bioblitzing.
New for 2018, there will be the CheltSciFest Fringe; the event promises laughs, shows, quizzes and film nights, taking place in clubs and bars across town. Acts include acclaimed science show Agony Auncles of Science; a Science Showoff cabaret event; and an Algorave at Cheltenham Town Hall, offering the chance to experience electronic music generated live by using algorithms.
Other highlights include a 24-hour Bioblitz in Pittville Park; a Cyber Zone where the world-leading Artificial Intelligence company, DeepMind will be sharing its latest research; and the return of MakerShack, a fascinating hub of creativity and invention.