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.
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.
Explore where science, medicine, art and performance collide! How does a lace maker help surgeons see the world differently? How can insights from the world of performance help us understand medical and scientific practitioners ‘performance’ in the lab, studio or operating theatre?
From the adventures of a robot car currently driving around red planet, to two new exciting missions launching in 2020, find out how studying Martian geology is central to working out whether life may have existed once on Mars.
The BBC World Service with the Royal Commission for the Great Exhibition of 1851 bring together three of the world's greatest astronautical engineers to discuss space flight at the Great Exhibition Road Festival. The event will be recorded and broadcast on the BBC World Service.
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.
See ground-breaking new inventions and inspirational artwork at the Royal College of Art’s Annual Show. This is a great opportunity to meet the artists and designers of the future, as well as see their creations.
Join the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for The Planets: An HD Odyssey and gaze in wonder as breath-taking NASA images and footage are projected onto a giant screen, complementing Holst’s awe-inspiring suite, The Planets and other space-themed music.
Algorithmic composer Robert Thomas joins 6 Music DJ Nemone Mataxas to talk about the future of music. In a world where AI, VR, AR, the web and biometric data open up a whole world of possibilities, what lies ahead for music?
Imperial College String Ensemble students and alumni present popular string music ranging from classical to contemporary. Join us to hear pieces such as Pachelbel’s Canon and My Favourite Things from the award-winning musical The Sound of Music!
German – the language of love! Learn more about the relationship between Queen Victoria and Prince Albert expressed through their letters, full of admiration and love, and why they wrote in German in this exhibition at the Goethe-Institut’s library.
Join researchers and students to see the innovative robotic solutions they’re working on to improve our homes, healthcare and cities! Explore everything from drones to robot butlers and get the chance to wear an exoskeleton.