One circus leaves town,
and the next one arrives: that's Brighton

Now the British Science Festival has packed up camp after an inspiring week, we're starting to think about Brighton's permanent science festival - 10th - 18th February 2018 .
Meanwhile, wahey! Here comes the Digital Festival. See below.
Share your science skills
Would you like to be part of Brighton Science Festival 2018? We're on the lookout for amazing acts, world-class workshops, deft demonstrations, and other feats of genius to make up the programme for next year. Is there something you've been burning to bring to the Brighton Science Festival? Get in touch - just reply to this email and let us know what you're planning. 

Events, dear boy, events

The British Science Festival may have left town, but if you're hungry for more science, there's plenty of home-grown delights happening, most of which take place every month. Here's our September calendar: 

Philosophy in Pubs
The Palmeira
Monday 18th September at 7pm

Sci Screen: Back to the Future
Caroline of Brunswick
Tuesday 19th September at 6.30pm

Ibis Hotel
Tuesday 19th September at 7pm

Cafe Scientifique
Latest Music Bar
Wednesday 20th September at 7.30pm

Nerd Nite
Rialto Theatre
Thursday 21st September at 7.30pm

Skeptics in the Pub
The Caroline of Brunswick
Thursday 28th September at 7.30pm


Brighton Digital Festival

With a spectacular mix of visual extravaganzas, high-tech workshops and bewildering illusions, there are more digital events than you can shake a memory stick at. Take a look at the full programme at

Something in the air
Back in 2013, North Street in Brighton was named one of the most polluted streets in Europe. Are things getting better? A survey from the University of Brighton is looking into public perceptions of air quality - if you live in Brighton, do fill out the survey 
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Pocket Science Funfair
This October Half-Term we're taking the Pocket Science Funfair across Sussex with a triple whammy: all the fun of the fair, all the science of the fair and all the fun of science, revealing some of the sneaky secrets of Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings and Star Wars. Includes Quiddich practice.

Monday 23rd October – Steyning
Wednesday 25th October – Newhaven
Thursday 26th October – Brighton
Friday 27th October – Billingshurst

For more information or to book tickets, take a look at    

Work for us

We're looking for an Admin Assistant. Roll up, roll up if you want to find out more. Experience is useful, knowledge of science is not essential. Just reply to this email with 'Job' in the subject line.

Pick a Pocket
We're always looking for the kind of science presenter who would fit well into a circus, to become an explainer in the Pocket Science Funfair. Have you something of the cabaret about you? Get in touch straight away, with 

Fancy getting some hands-on experience at science communication? Want to get free tickets for a whole host of events? Or perhaps you just don't quite have enough science in your life yet? We're on the lookout for volunteers to help make next year's Festival 2018 the best yet. No experience necessary - to find out more, just reply to this email with the subject line "Volunteer"