Science Week at Woolsthorpe

Woolsthorpe Manor at night with light effects in the orchard.

Celebrate British Science Week at the home of one of the world’s greatest ever scientists.

Help us launch Year of Space by immersing yourself in all things planetary, galactic and cosmic at Woolsthorpe Manor. We are welcoming visitors back after our winter closure and looking to the heavens for inspiration in 2019.

British Science Week is a celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages. It provides a platform to support teachers, STEM professionals, science communicators and the general public to produce and participate in STEM events and activities.

We're launching Our Year of Space in Science Week
British Science Week logo
We're launching Our Year of Space in Science Week

Science Week at Woolsthorpe Manor – Saturday 9 March to Friday 15 March

Year of Space Launch weekend - Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 March

Join us for a weekend of pop up science, space themed coffee shop offers and space shopping opportunities. 11am – 3pm. Free event, but normal admission applies.

Stargazing at the Manor – Saturday 9 March

Enjoy an evening of celestial delights at Isaac Newton's home. Explore the skies with local astronomers, a travelling planetarium, talks by professional astronomers and, weather permitting, some actual stars!  Booking essential, please visit the website for more information. 

Daytime talks - Wednesday 13 & Thursday 14 March

Talks given by volunteers on xxxx xxxxx at 2pm.   Limited spaces so booking is advisable.

An Evening with Suzie Imber – Friday 15 March

We are delighted to host an evening with Dr Suzie Imber, Associate Professor of Space Physics at University of Leicester.  Suzie is a well-known for promoting careers in science and space and as the winner of BBC programme ‘Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?’ Booking essential, please visit the website for more information.

To find out more about any of the events planned for British Science Week visit

We bring science to life
Family discussing science at Woolsthorpe Manor
We bring science to life