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 our 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.

Please note that entry to the Manor House will be via Guided Tour only.  These are bookable up to 48 hours in advance. Click here to find out more.

We're launching Our Year of Space in Science Week
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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 - Sat 9 & Sun 10 March 11am - 3pm

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

Stargazing at the Manor – Sat 9 March 6pm - 9pm Tickets £10 Adult, £5 Child

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. Click here to find out more.

Daytime talk - Wed 13 March - 'Artificial Gravity' by Martin Braddock. 2pm. £2.

Join us for a talk on ‘The rise, fall and renaissance of Artificial Gravity’. Artificial gravity has been proposed as a solution in manned spaceflight to counter the adverse health effects caused by prolonged weightlessness. Martin is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a professional research scientist. Normal admission applies. Click here to find out more.

Daytime talk - Thurs 14 March - 'Women in Science' by Tricia Neal. 2pm. £2.

Trica Neal takes a look at then women who built on Isaac Newton’s work and ideas to further our understanding of space.Normal admission applies. Click here to find out more.

An Evening with Suzie Imber - Adventures in Space – Fri 15 March 6pm - 9pm  £15.

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 click here for find out more and book online.

To find out more about any of the events planned for British Science Week or other future events, please visit

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