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Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2020

Start date: January 30, 2020 - End date: February 8, 2020

Location: Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2020

Now in its 10th edition, the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF), organized by the Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), is the capital’s highly anticipated annual science festival. It features engaging live shows, demonstrations, diverse edutainment activities and workshops that aim to inspire the nation’s youth and encourage them to pursue STEAM subjects.

Northern Ireland Science Festival

Date: February 18, 2020

Location: Belfast

Ever wanted to know how you balance a chair on your chin, if you can juggle liquid, or how circus performers eat fire? StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

11:00am & 2:00pm

The Exchange, Twickenham

Date: February 20, 2020

Location: The Exchange, 75 London Road, Twickenham TW1 1BE

1:30 & 4:30pm

The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland

Date: March 5, 2020

Location: The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland

A circus science show for kids starring two women scientists turned circus performers!

As part of Engineers Week 2020 we have a very special science show with a difference for you to enjoy!

10am (Primary Schools)
1pm (Secondary Schools)

St Patrick’s Festival

Date: March 16, 2020

Location: Dublin

Cambridge Junction, Cambridge

Date: March 22, 2020

Location: Cambridge Junction, Cambridge

StrongWomen Science  doesn’t only illustrate scientific facts. It seeks to promote enquiry, inventiveness and accessibility in science, making it open to all, in  particular  young women and girls. In addition to demonstrating scientific principles in fun and accessible ways, it looks at the worth of failure and the power of teamwork, both shared by science and circus.  Because  when science meets circus, anything’s possible.  

11:30am & 2:30pm

Edinburgh Science Festival

Date: April 19, 2020

Location: Edinburgh Science Festival

The Edinburgh Science Festival is an annual science festival taking place across the Easter school holidays in Edinburgh. Each year it delivers the UK’s largest Science Festival with almost 270 events for families and adults over the course of two weeks. Its programmes include family days out, hands-on activities, talks and discussions.

British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Lancashire

Date: August 10, 2020

Location: British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Lancashire

Stockwood Discovery Centre

Date: August 11, 2020

Location: Luton

Just So Festival

Start date: August 21, 2020 - End date: August 23, 2020

Location: Rode Hall, Cheshire

Lapworth Museum of Geology, Birmingham

Date: August 26, 2020

Location: Lapworth Museum of Geology, Birmingham

The Albany, London

Date: October 18, 2020

Location: London

Galway Science & Technology Festival

Date: November 22, 2020

Location: Galway

Circus250 Also Presents…

Speaking at Irish Museums Association Conference

Date: February 22, 2020

Location: Irish Museums Association Conference, Athlone

How to Bring Circus into Your Museum

The museum of the past must be set aside, reconstructed, transformed from a cemetery of bric-a-brac to a nursery of living thoughts. The museum of the future must stand side by side with the library and the laboratory.

Smithsonian curator George Brown Goode, 1889

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