• Date and time: Saturday 12 June 2021, 10am to 11.30am
  • Location: Online
  • Admission: Free admission, booking not required

Event details

Expect live demonstrations, history and humour on this all-new virtual science tour from Theatre of Science!  Award-winning science communicator Lara Stafford uses the city to teach science, and science to explain bits of York you may not have seen before.  

Suitable for adults and children aged 5+, but all are very welcome.  

To take part, simply be on the Theatre of Science Facebook page at 10am on Saturday 12 June or Sunday 13 June. More information here

This tour is also available to attend in-person on Saturday 5, Sunday 6, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June. Please see the Festival Calendar for details.

Praise for the in-person 2019 tour:

  • Brilliant! The combination of science, history and entertainment was great.  Also seeing new places in York.  Thank you so much!”
  • Kept the children engaged, loved the use of props!”
  • Absolutely brilliant - really loved it! Great mix of science and history or York, delivered in a humorous way.”
  • You made it fun, even for a miserable old bloke” - A miserable old bloke. 

About the speaker

Lara Stafford streams live weekly science shows and Home-Ed lessons from her Facebook page Theatre of Science. Winner of the Little Viking’s Best Online Class 2020, the Yorkshire science communicator’s online content is free to access, with supporters receiving her bi-monthly magazine. See patreon.com/theatreofscience for details.


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