Green highlights

Our innovators and scientists are addressing sustainability and the future of our planet.

Age 12+
Tour

Energy Futures Lab tour

Discover the future of energy with our tour of Imperial's Energy Futures Lab.

Family
Workshop

BioBlitz

Come and help wildlife experts carry out a real scientific survey known as a BioBlitz.

All Ages
Exhibition

Earth photo 2019 exhibition

A shortlist of 50 exceptional photographs and films that document the earth in all its diversity.

Family
Workshop

Hands-on nature with the Royal Parks

Take a closer look at the incredible natural environments of London’s royal parks and hop aboard our fantastic Bugmobile to unearth the parks’ smallest inhabitants.

Age 12+
Workshop

Autonomous vehicle challenge

Using Lego Mindstorms and iPads, build and programme a vehicle to navigate around a cityscape without any human interaction.

Family
Performance

The Space Shed (How to save the planet)

The Space Shed is the Unlimited Space Agency's uniquely spectacular mobile HQ – bringing inspirational stories about space and science to festivals and venues across the UK and beyond.

Adults
Talk

Uncovering our future in Antarctica’s past

This talk will journey back into the geological past to help us understand what may happen to Antarctic ice in our warmer future.

All Ages
Exhibition

Plant orbiter

Take a look at the V&A's Plant Orbiter, an automated rotating system for food production, which reflects on the role of technology in local urban food production.

All Ages
Talk

Pop-up talk: plant orbiter

Join artist Nick Laessing as he talks about his Plant Orbiter, an automated rotating system for food production, which reflects on the role of technology in local urban food production.

All Ages
Exhibition

ParkUp!

ParkUp is an installation that aims to stimulate discussion around the exciting new ways in which we can use and design our streets.

All Ages
Installation

GREEN SPACE

Don't miss out on GREEN SPACE, an installation that explores the health benefits of green spaces in cities and how we connect with nature in an urban environment.

Adults
Installation
Exhibition

We Will be Forgotten

An interactive art installation by Vinita Khanna

Family
Demonstration

Butterflies and moths

Find out which butterflies and moths are found in South Kensington with experts from the Natural History Museum.

Age 12+
Talk

Day in the life of a spoken-word scientist

Hear from a PhD student who is researching energy efficiency as a tool to combat climate change, and also writes poetry!

All Ages
Tour

Carbon capture plant tour

Join Imperial’s Carbon Capture Plant Tour to find out more about how carbon dioxide can be captured and stored.

Age 12+
Exhibition

Museum of food

Join artists, designers and scientists from V&A, Imperial College, Royal College of Art, Design Museum and Institut Francais as they delve in to the future of food, what it means to us and how we eat.

Family
Talk

Nature live

See Natural History Museum scientists take to the stage for Nature Live – an exciting live event where you’ll hear stories and gain an insight into the natural world.

Adults
Talk

Tackling ocean plastic from land

As new evidence shows the impact of plastic pollution in British rivers and coastal waters, find out why solutions to this global problem need to start at their source.

Adults
Talk

Why we eat what we eat

With a public obesity crisis fed by a meat heavy and carbon intensive food industry, how can we change what we eat?

Adults
Talk

A brief history of the exploration of Antarctica

Take a journey to the South Pole in the footsteps of pioneering explorers who braved the most inhospitable place on Earth to understand how we can use technology to measure the polar ice sheets and understand how they are changing.

All Ages
Zone

Greener futures zone

Dirty air, ocean plastics and climate change – we’ve all heard the doom and gloom stories, but thanks to new research we are paving our way to a better, more sustainable future. Come to Greener Futures to learn about the latest innovations and our vital role as custodians of Earth.

Age 12+
Exhibition

Grantham art prize

The Grantham Art Prize exhibition is a dynamic show of climate change inspired artworks by young and emerging art students who have collaborated with some of Imperial College London's top researchers.

All Ages
Zone

Nature zone

Go wild at the Nature Zone on Exhibition Road! Meet real scientists and find out about the amazing work they do with animals and in the environment, and get up close to nature with our workshops and exhibits.

Age 12+
Talk

The invention of nature

More than 200 years ago, the German explorer Alexander von Humboldt shaped our understanding of nature forever. Author Andrea Wulf brings this often forgotten hero of science back to life.

All Ages
Demonstration

Living off the land: How and why we must mine the Moon

Join us for interactive demos about mining the moon, including a race to collect ‘Moon Ore’ using a VR headset!

Adults
Talk

Engaging UK BAME communities in climate change action

Painter, poet and environmentalist, Judy Ling Wong OBE discusses how we motivate diverse communities in the green agenda by integrating the impact of climate change here and in their countries of heritage.