Sunday highlights

There's lots to discover on the second day of the Festival! Join us in South Kensington and online for exciting hands-on creative workshops and fascinating talks with drop-in tickets available for most events. Or visit the what's on page to see everything happening on Sunday.

Adult

Black History Month - A day in the life of a curator of deep-sea creatures

From caring for Charles Darwin’s specimens to decolonising museum collections, explore the career of the Natural History Museum’s Miranda Lowe.

Adult

Dressing Green

Explore how new technologies, eco-business models and better regulatory oversight might end fast fashion and benefit the planet.

Family

Be the Change: Climate Pledge Calligraffiti workshop

Create artwork that makes an impact and send out messages for positive change for the planet.

Adult

Black History Month - A day in the life of a classical musician

Royal College of Music student Mebrakh Haughton-Johnson performs and discusses his journey from practising in the sixth form common room to playing on the world’s most prestigious stages.

Adult

Who's leading the climate conversation?

Explore the ways science, governments, fossil fuel lobbyists and environmental campaigners have changed how we talk about climate.

Adult

Making stuff greener

Explore the much-needed revolution in our manufacturing sector, from advanced energy and material efficiency to carbon capture, to new building materials and green chemistry

Family

Future Explorers

What will our world look like in 2050? Become a Future Explorer and investigate the not-too-distant future.

Adult

Sound tracking the rainforest: An audio-visual exploration of deforestation in Costa Rica

Immerse yourself within the sights and sounds of a forest ecosystem under threat with this digital artwork created by art collective super/collider.

Adult

Earthsong: science inspired poetry against climate change

A cross-cultural feast of science and poetry, investigating the danger our natural and human landscapes are facing across the globe and what we can do about it.

Adult

Macramé plant hangers for a greener future

Create your own macramé pot hangers from recycled polymer fibres as our renewable materials scientists explore how chemistry can help us make things in a greener way.

Adult

Black History Month - A day in the life of a green manufacturing engineer

Meet Dr Gbemi Oluleye and her work to reduce the 40% of the global carbon dioxide emissions contributed by our manufacturing industries.

Adult

Crafty Science

Celebrate craftmanship, its links to material science and its potential to challenge our throwaway culture through a greater appreciation of how things are made.

Adult

Future Fashion Upcycling Workshop

From natural dying to repurposing and reconstruction, learn the upcycling techniques that could green your clothing habits in this exploration of sustainable fashion.

Adult

Treephonia: Reimagining our planet through sound

How can music help us forge new relationships with our environment and the places we inhabit?

Adult

Solar Powered Cyanotype Printworks

Create your own nature-inspired, sunlight-exposed prints with solar cell chemists and science communicator Liz Jeavans.

Family

Future Explorers

What will our world look like in 2050? Become a Future Explorer and investigate the not-too-distant future.

Family

Dodo Masks Workshop

Join us for a making activity to celebrate the Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser exhibition. Using the mysterious dodo as an example of animal extinction, design your very own fantastical dodo mask.