Cardiff Science Festival will take over Wales’ capital city with exciting science events, aiming to inspire and educate. 
We will be releasing our full list of events soon, so keep your eyes peeled! In the mean time, you can find updates about the festival by following us on Twitter and Facebook.

You can look through the list of events below, or search for events by category.


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February 2019

Wildlife Walks in Cardiff Bay

February 28 - March 3

Sign Up Here! Discover the wildlife on your doorstep with our Wildlife Tours in Cardiff Bay! Join Cardiff university scientists for a one hour walk around the Cardiff Bay Wetlands, learn about the incredible wildlife and the research that happens in the bay! We'll supply you with binoculars and our wildlife expertise all you need to bring are some sensible walking shoes and maybe a raincoat or umbrella (It is Cardiff after all). Tours are suitable for all ages but…

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March 2019

Moon Struck! Pub Quiz

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
AJs Coffee House, 20 City Road
Cardiff, CF24 3DL United Kingdom
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You can register for the event on Eventbrite. Looking for a night that's out of this world? Reckon you know your Buzz Aldrin from your Buzz Lightyear and your Albert Einstein from your Alfie Moon? Join physics quizmaster and thwarted astral traveller Siân Hickson for five rounds of lunar-based trivia from moon landing history to moon-inspired tunes. With fabulous prizes at stake, this is a mission not to be missed. Teams can be registered in a maximum of six, or…

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Will A Robot Take My Job?

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Arcade Vaults, 27-31 High Street Arcade
Cardiff, CF10 1BB United Kingdom
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Book tickets here Automation is everywhere. Most people by now will have used an ATM, scanned their own shopping in the supermarket or bought a train ticket from a machine. Some people in the US have even taken trips in self-driving cars or had their mail delivered by a drone. Widespread automation is moving forward at an alarming rate. There are trains which can analyse and fix track defects without human intervention and shops that feature talking robots to welcome…

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Sull space

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Capitol Shopping Centre, Queen St
Cardiff, CF10 2HQ United Kingdom
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You can get tickets for the event on Eventbrite. Sull space in Capitol Shopping Centre is opening its doors on the evening of Saturday 2nd March, to offer an exciting event which showcases the science of sound and vision through live performance. Elementary by Richard McReynolds Elementary is an electro-acoustic composition that is performed using physical gesture capture devices, such as an Xbox. Inspired by the work of Ryoji Ikeda, the work explores the use of basic particles of material.…

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Our Plastic Pollution Problem: Solutions from our Natural World

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Big Moose Coffee, 4-5 Frederick Street
Cardiff, CF10 2DB United Kingdom
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Event by Nia Jones (@_niahjones) Tickets are available on Eventbrite: The plastic pollution crisis is well known by now with many of us trying our best to reduce our impact and keep our oceans blue. Come and learn about the amazing ways in which our natural world is providing solutions to this problem. We’ll look to our skies, our beaches and our forests to learn about how to solve this crisis before it’s too late! Come along to this interactive…

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Stories Of Science

March 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Little Man Coffee, Bridge Street
Cardiff, CF10 2EE United Kingdom
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Please note: This is an adult only event. Storytelling is one of the oldest and most powerful means of human communication. Stories fuel our imagination and inspire our curiosity. Storyteller Christine Watkins joins forces with physicists from Cardiff University to share with us some of science's stories. A free storytelling event for adults in Little Man Coffee Company. You can book tickets for the event on Eventbrite.

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