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Discover Festival

Spark your curiosity on Saturday 8 June 2024

A free, one-day festival

Newcastle University welcomes you to our festival of interactive family-fun in the heart of the North East. Immerse yourself into a world of wonder and exploration. We have a day filled with activities and events to inspire all ages.  

Expert experiences

Meet the experts at the forefront of their fields - from poets and performers, to scientists and engineers.

Celebrate as our city-centre campus comes together as a vibrant hub of curiosity and creativity. There's a jam-packed schedule of captivating experiences for you to take part in. So you won’t be short of things to do during your visit.  

Watch scientists conduct real-life experiments, take part in robotics workshops, listen to inspiring music and stage performances, and get involved in activities suitable for children and adults alike. 

It's not just entertainment; it's inspiring play with a purpose.

Discover Festival is all about bringing ideas and people together; making the impossible feel possible. It's a day of building connections, sparking ideas, and leaving you with a sense of wonder. 

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