Category: Events

Really Wild Show – Festival of Nature expands for 2014

Festival will include a series of community events and high-profile talks, including a must-see lecture by Germaine Greer. The Festival of Nature returns this summer and will be bigger, better and wilder than ever, featuring more than 20 events across…

Nature Street Party – Aug

All activities will be free of charge and open to all! Activities include: Honey Tasting Bee Box making Flowerpot painting & insect friendly seed planting Pond Dipping Finger painting Chalk Drawing Find-a-Frog We’ll also be joined by lots of other…

Festival of Nature

The Festival of Nature unleashes the city’s wild side this summer when it returns to Bristol Harbourside on the weekend of 18-19 June. The biggest event of its kind in the UK, this festival gives wildlife enthusiasts of all ages…

Nature Street Party – June

We are proud to announce that the branch has recently been awarded Heritage Lottery Funding to run a series of Nature Street and Park parties around Bristol. The first of these will take place on Saturday 11th June from 11am…

Life and Nuclear Radiation: Chernobyl and Fukushima in perspective

Ever since the Cold War with its threat of nuclear holocaust we have held radiation in awe. But, unlike at other accidents, nobody died of radiation at Fukushima. Something is wrong! The safety of radiation is misunderstood. Wade Allison is…

SciScreen – A Tiger's Tale

A journey of two friends: Neil Burnie, a veterinarian who loves the sea, and Choy Aming, a filmmaker biologist, plus an interesting idea, making friends with tiger sharks. Initially viewing sharks from safely inside a shark cage curiosity drove them…

SciScreen – South West Crayfish Project

Clawing Back From The Brink Dir: Maddy Rees ‘11 UK 20mins We are proud to present this local premiere as part of the warm-up to Bristol Festival of Nature. Due to a devastating reduction in numbers, British crayfish are now…

Making a hash of everything

Mark King read Mathematics at St John’s College Cambridge and then in 1980 joined the IMA but disappeared into the civil service , from which he emerged last year – cynical, but otherwise unhurt. His work in security included providing…

Can I Believe My Eyes?

A Brief Look at the Science of Seeing. How do we see what we see? And, what is vision? We know that it involves eyes and brains. But how do eyes and brains achieve visual perception so rapidly and accurately?…

Meet-a-Medic photos & video

The highlight of National Science and Engineering Week is Bath Taps into Science. Over two days each year Bath Taps sees more than 3000 school children and members of the general public learning about all aspects of science. 25 organisations…