Don't miss our science buskers, out and about on the Riverside Terrace. Throughout the Festival these scientists, science communicators and entertainers perform their experiments and demonstrations, offering passers-by the chance to watch and try out the science for themselves.
Pterosaurs are taking over Southbank Centre!
Researchers from the University of Portsmouth are creating five life-sized pterosaur models, including one with a wing span of 10 metres, to better appreciate what these animals may have looked like when alive.
Discover the science of words and the words of science in a weekend filled with performance, poetry and play. Children and their families can explore the library and learn the language of the world around them in science-fuelled poetry activities from poetry collective Aisle16 from 11am to 4pm.
Admission is free, but spaces are limited so arrive early. Suitable for all ages.
Join scientists, artists and writers to discuss the interesting, the unusual or provocative in the past, present and future of science, culture and us, over a cup of coffee or drink.
BBC One's Bang Goes the Theory gives you the chance to get hands-on with science in their amazing Interactive Area located on Southbank Centre Square. So roll up your sleeves and discover first-hand why, what and where science is happening in your daily life.
Suitable for all ages.