Science Week at Woolsthorpe

Children exploring coloured lights in the Science Centre at Woolsthorpe Manor

Celebrate British Science Week, 7 - 15 March, at the home of one of the world’s greatest ever scientists. We've got two weekends of pop-up science fun and planetarium shows, as well as a midweeks schools programme.

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.

Every year we celebrate British Science Week here at the home of Isaac Newton.  We've an action packed programme on both weekends with planetarium shows and pop-up science science.

In midweek we're running a Destination Space! Schools programme.  The Manor and whole site remains open to normal visitors as usual.

Planetary science and space exploration at Isaac Newton's home.
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Planetary science and space exploration at Isaac Newton's home.

Science Week: Planetarium Shows - Sat 7 & Sun 18, Sat 14 & Sun 15 March.
All Tickets £5, stand alone event.

The planetarium shows are an immersive experience.  Enjoy a journey of discovery from Earth to the outer planets and beyond.

You don't need to come on to the Woolsthorpe Manor site to attend the planetarium shows. They are running at the Village Hall 300m away. If you want to join in the pop-up science activities (see below), get stuck into hands-on Science Centre and visit the Manor House and gravity-inspiring tree, normal admission still applies.

For more information and to book tickets to the Planetarium Show.

Science Week: Pop up science Sat 7 & Sun 18 and Sat 14 & Sun 15 March, 11am - 3pm.
Free event, normal admission applies.

Enjoy pop-up science activities during weekends in Science Week. Donations welcome.

Science Week: Destination Space Schools Programme Mon 9 to Fri 13 March 10am - 4pm. 

Bring your students to Isaac Newton's home in Science Week.

Pupils will explore their potential as aspiring future scientists, working scientifically in engaging, practical workshops on Space. A planetarium, in conjunction with the University of Leicester, is available on certain dates.

Prices on enquiry. See details below.


Contact Details

For more information, including prices, or to make a booking, please email or call Esther Cropper, Learning Officer on 01476 862828.