Eureka! It’s the Inverness Science Festival

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 and an array of hands-on, interactive workshops. It’s aim is to encourage an interest in science for all ages and to inspire the next generation of scientists.

This is a great festival for everyone to enjoy, running from 29th April to 17th May 2020.

Children taking part in a science festival activity

What’s on at Inverness Science Festival 2020?

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 (such as a scientific pub quiz), a range of family events (such as Family Day) and a programme of public lectures.

What are the highlights?

The annual free family day at Inverness Leisure Centre is always a great day out. With many varied and fascinating stalls set up around the centre, you can take part in interactive activities suitable for all ages.

Children potting plants

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

There will also be several free sessions at different venues around the city. Hosting all sorts of science-themed activities. Past venues include Eden Court Theatre, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Simpsons Garden Centre and The Victorian Market.

Family breaks in Inverness

Kids on a double bed in a room at the Kingsmills Hotel 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. Why not take a look at our special offers and book your family break today?