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The National Science and Media Museum is now open. Please book free museum admission or cinema tickets online in advance

Special shows and talks will take place online throughout Bradford Science Festival. Join us for live family workshops and presentations.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Experiment with Music

DATE AND TIME: 14.00, Monday 25 October
DURATION: 30 minutes
AGE: Suitable for families with children aged 5+
TYPE: YouTube Premiere—watch above or on our YouTube channel

Are you interested in creating a household band? The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra team will take you on a journey of experimentation, turning everyday household items into exotic sounds. Gather your family and friends, join us for this YouTube Premiere and discover how!

Make Your Own Instruments

For more from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, check out these exclusive videos, where the RPO team show you how make your own instruments using everyday items. From diddley bows to didgeridoos, get creative, get making, then play along!

Watch the Make Your Own Instruments videos


How to Be Part of the Climate Solution

DATE AND TIME: 11.00, Wednesday 27 October
DURATION: 1 hour
AGE: Suitable for families with children aged 12+
TYPE: Zoom workshop—free, booking required

This interactive online session will look at what’s happening with the climate crisis and how you can help create a better future for us all.

More information and tickets for How to Be Part of the Climate Solution


Shapes With Sound: From the Animal Kingdom to Medicine

DATE AND TIME: 11.00, Friday 29 October 2021
DURATION: 45 minutes
AGE: Suitable for families with children aged 5+
TYPE: Zoom workshop—free, booking required

Join this online talk and workshop to learn about the surprising link between animals’ use of sound and human medicine.

More information and tickets for Shapes With Sound: From the Animal Kingdom to Medicine

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