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Visiting Life this October half-term?

We are anticipating a busy October half-term, with lots of families visiting the Dino Jaws exhibition, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and on arrival.

Before you arrive. Read more

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Visiting Life this summer?

Dino Jaws at Life Science Centre

We are anticipating a busy summer holiday, with lots of families visiting the Dino Jaws exhibition, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and on arrival.

Science Centre opening times
Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 6.00pm (recommended last entry 4.00pm)
Sunday 11.00am – 6.00pm (recommended last entry 4.00pm)
You can book tickets online, or buy them on the door.… Read more

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Visiting Life this Easter?

We’re expecting high visitor numbers during the Easter holiday, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and on arrival.

Science Centre opening times

Monday – Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm (recommended last entry 3:00pm)

Sunday 11:00am – 5:00pm (recommended last entry 3:00pm)

To beat the crowds, arrive early or stay late.Read more

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Visiting Life this summer?

ANIMAL INSIDE OUT at LifeWe’re expecting high visitor numbers this summer, as people come to see our current exhibition ANIMAL INSIDE OUT, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and at reception.… Read more

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Bright Club: sandwiches and seabird science

Kirsty LeesThis guest post has been written by Bright Club performer Kirsty Lees.

I saw my first Bright Club set as a challenge; perhaps a bit of a ‘bucket list’ activity. After all, what’s the worst that could happen?

I have never been into amateur dramatics, I’m not a natural performer and apart from a brief role in a school assembly about 25 years ago, I had never stood on a stage with the sole intention of being ‘entertaining’.… Read more

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Visiting Life this May half term? Saturday 28 May – Sunday 5 June 2016

WBP_Giraffe_002_pathWe’re expecting high visitor numbers this May half term, as people come to see our new exhibition ANIMAL INSIDE OUT, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and at reception.… Read more

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Visiting Life this Easter?

We’re experiencing high visitor numbers this Easter, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit. While we’re doing everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and at reception. We recommend you arrive first thing (we open at 10.00am) or visit after 2.00pm to avoid the busiest time.Read more

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Visiting Life this half term?

We’re experiencing really high visitor numbers this half term, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit. While we’re doing everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and at reception. We recommend you arrive first thing (we open at 10:00am) or visit after 2.00pm to avoid the busiest time.Read more

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The Last Laugh

Being a science explainer means you have lots of interesting experiences, from making polystyrene glue, to smearing faux poo on your nose in the science theatre. Before I leave the Centre for Life to become a science teacher I wanted to tell you about the most terrifying and exhilarating experiences of them all – Bright Club.… Read more

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