The Science Museum hits the road with Science Museum Live On Tour dates, January - April 2011
The science museum is going on tour. This is not a drill.
From the end of this month, the Science Museum will pull off the impressive and technically demanding trick of going on the road. With interest in popular science on the rise again and with those openly admitting to being a geek now lifting their pasty heads into the mainstream, no longer are science nerds the butt of playground jokes. In fact, a glance across the nation's media would suggest geeks are held in very high regard.
Thanks to the Apple 'geniuses', the increasing reach of the internet and entertainers like Professor Brian Cox, science is cool once more. And deservedly so. Blessed are the geeks, for they shall inherit the earth. Praise be.
To sate this unrelenting appetite for technology and science, for the first time the Science Museum is taking some of its most exciting exhibits, ideas and media experiences on the road.
The tour begins on 29th January at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, touring to 44 venues in total across the UK until 22nd April 2011, with further dates to be announced.
The spectacular will feature dynamically-staged interactive sets with pyrotechnics and digital projections. The action is interspersed with webcam footage from inside the Science Museum as well as exclusive footage of some of the nation's scientific treasures stored at Wroughton in Wiltshire and Blythe House in Kensington.
Delivering 'fast, furious and frenetically fun family entertainment', the show promises to take children and adults on an 'exploratory theatrical science adventure.' It sounds ace.
It even supports the Key Stage 2 Science curriculum, and you can't say that about Michael McIntyre.
Tickets are on sale now, priced at around £12.50.
You may be interested in
- Thu 31st Jan 2019 and Fri 1st Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxThe Anvil/ The Forge (Basingstoke)Buy Tickets
- Sat 2nd Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxThe Hawth (Crawley)Buy Tickets
- Thu 7th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxDerby Arena (Derby)Buy Tickets
- Fri 8th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxMetro Radio Arena (Newcastle-upon-Tyne)Buy Tickets
- Sat 9th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxManchester Arena (Manchester)Buy Tickets
- Sun 10th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxFlyDSA Sheffield Arena (Sheffield)Buy Tickets
- Wed 13th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxPeterborough Arena [East of England Showground] (Peterborough)Buy Tickets
- Thu 14th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxFirst Direct Arena (Leeds)Buy Tickets
- Fri 15th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxSSE Arena Belfast (Belfast)Buy Tickets
- Sat 16th Feb 2019 Professor Brian Cox3arena (Dublin)Buy Tickets
- Tue 19th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxSSE Hydro (Glasgow)Buy Tickets
- Wed 20th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxAECC BHGE Arena (Aberdeen)Buy Tickets
- Thu 21st Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxEcho Arena/ The Auditorium (Liverpool)Buy Tickets
- Fri 22nd Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxMotorpoint Arena (Nottingham)Buy Tickets
- Sat 23rd Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxArena Birmingham (Birmingham)Buy Tickets
- Sun 24th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxWembley SSE Arena (Wembley)Buy Tickets
- Tue 26th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxBrighton Centre (Brighton)Buy Tickets
- Wed 27th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxBournemouth International Centre BIC (Bournemouth)Buy Tickets
- Thu 28th Feb 2019 Professor Brian CoxPlymouth Pavilions (Plymouth)Buy Tickets
- Fri 1st Mar 2019 Professor Brian CoxMotorpoint Arena (Cardiff)Buy Tickets
- Thu 19th Sep 2019 Professor Brian CoxThe O2 Arena (Greenwich)Buy Tickets