Eureka! It’s the Inverness Science Festival

Inverness Science Festival 2022

The Inverness Science Festival returns this spring with a packed programme for adults and children alike. Organised by the STEM Team (science, technology, engineering and maths) at the University of the Highlands and Islands, the festival offers an insight into local scientific projects. With a mix of online and in-person events this year. It’s aim is to encourage an interest in science for all ages and to inspire the next generation of scientists. So this is a great festival for everyone to enjoy, running from 29th April to 14th May 2022.

Children taking part in a science festival activity
Inverness Science Festival offers a range of activities for all ages.

What’s on at Inverness Science Festival 2022?

The festival itinerary will be posted online soon, so keep an eye on the university website for full details. There will be a series of events for adults, a range of family events and also a programme of lectures.

What are the highlights?

The annual free family day at Inverness Leisure Centre is always a great day out. This year taking place on Saturday 7th May. During the event there many varied and fascinating stalls set up around the centre, and you can take part in interactive activities suitable for all ages.

Public lectures are also held by a range of expert speakers. Run by local colleges and universities, they give insights into lots of different topics.

What’s more, there are usually free sessions at different venues around the city, hosting science-themed activities. Past venues include Eden Court Theatre, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Simpsons Garden Centre and The Victorian Market.

Children potting plants
Science themed activities are hosted across the city.

Family breaks in Inverness

Looking for accommodation during Inverness Science Festival? Here at The Kingsmills Hotel we have a great choice of family rooms, for up to 2 adults and 4 children. Close to all the action of the festival. So why not take a look at our special offers and book your family break today?

Kids on a double bed in a room at the Kingsmills Hotel in Inverness
Kingsmills Hotel family rooms sleep up to 2 adults and 4 children.